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From terror to triumph – a young Rohingya woman’s journey to the impossible

Formin Akter, a Rohingya refugee girl, smiles as she poses for a picture before heading to Chittagong to attend school at the Asian University for Women, in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, August 24, 2018. Picture taken August 24, 2018.

On the first day of the school year at the Asian University for Women in southern Bangladesh, groups of teenage girls in skinny jeans, sleeveless tops and T-shirts chattered, their laughter carrying through the sticky air.

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22.12.2018 | 12:35

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‘I left my body there’: A displaced Rohingya woman’s story

Fatima was gang-raped during attacks on Rohingya Muslims as part of Myanmar’s ethnic cleansing campaign. Now, she and her family live in a camp in Bangladesh with few prospects, DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl reports.

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18.10.2018 | 8:43

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Wearing tradition – thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp

Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve.

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28.08.2018 | 15:22

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Tying the knot in a refugee camp

What is it like to tie the knot in an overcrowded refugee camp? Shofika and Saddam are Rohingya refugees who fled their village in Myanmar and now living in Bangladesh.

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19.06.2018 | 10:36

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Aung San Suu Kyi: From freedom fighter to pariah

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi had the global community rooting for her when she was the world’s most famous political prisoner. Now she is accused of standing by while soldiers massacre Rohingya Muslims. – Author: Elizabeth Schumacher

 

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29.01.2018 | 14:05

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What if women ruled the world?

Total of 2981 women from Syria and Kilis gather to collect signature in Turkey’s Kilis on February 2, 2016 to invite German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Turkey’s Kilis for the International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, 2016.

Many a time I’ve entertained this intriguing possibility: often, admittedly, as a knee-jerk reaction to the rhetoric of certain male leaders that continues to “shock and awe” us.

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23.09.2017 | 11:07

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The never-ending plight of the Rohingya people

© DW/Murali Krishnan

© DW/Murali Krishnan

The Rohingyas in Myanmar (a country formerly known as Burma) are often described as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. From the time the country’s then-military junta passed The Burma Citizenship Law in 1982, they’ve been denied citizenship – and ever since, they are virtually stateless.

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02.08.2016 | 15:23

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