Search Results for Tag: Roma Rajpal Weiß
The 22-year-old Devki had a dream: She wanted to be a taxi driver in Delhi, a city marred by violent crime against women and touted as the “rape capital of the world.” Film director Manuela Bastian accompanied this journey and spoke to WTO blogger Roma Rajpal Weiss.
Date08.03.2017 | 18:46
Tagsempower women, India, Manuela Bastian, Miss?, New Delhi, Nirbhaya, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Where to, women's rights, womentalkonline
Touted as the ‘Pakistani Martha Stewart’, Saher Sohail has been making waves on social media with her witty illustrations that are based on the experiences of a second-generation Pakistani woman living abroad. DW blogger Roma Rajpal-Weiß spoke to her about her art and the inspiration behind it.
Date02.11.2016 | 14:46
Tagsconservative, household, Martha Stewart, Pakistan, Pakistani Martha Stewart, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Saher Sohail
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch, touted as the Pakistani ‘Kim Kardashian’ was loved and loathed for her controversial comments and viral videos. Last week, she was murdered by her brother because he believed that she had been dishonoring the ‘Baloch’ name.
Date19.07.2016 | 9:30
Tagshonour killing, Kim Kardashian, Pakistan, Qandeel Baloch, Rauzia Azeen, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights
I know, you’ve read enough already! You probably shook your head when you saw the headline. Another rape? God, what is this country coming to? Why don’t they do something about it? The shock turns into anger and then the anger fades into resignation.
Date28.05.2016 | 13:37
Tags#justiceforjisha, gang rape, Jisha, Jyoti, mass rape, Nirbhaya, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Violence against women, women's rights
The city of Vrindavan in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is also known as the ‘City of Widows’ and is home to an estimated number of 20,000 women who have lost their husbands. These women have been abandoned by their families and are shunned by the society because of many superstitions. Widows are said to bring bad luck and being a widow is considered the biggest curse for a woman.
Date21.04.2016 | 12:52
Tagsashram, City of Widows, Deepa Mehta, Durga, Hindu, Holi, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Sharmistha Dutta, Uttar Pradesh, Vrindavan, women's rights