Search Results for Tag: sexual assault
An incident of “mass molestation” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:14
TagsBangalore, India, National Commision for Women, New Year's Eve, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Supreme Court, women, women's rights
Date17.08.2016 | 15:08
TagsAngela Merkel, chancellor, Donald Trump, European Union, Germany, Hillary Clinton, Ines Pohl, president, sexual assault, sexual harassment, USA, women's rights
The last International Women’s Day has women’s groups around the world calling attention to persistent injustices against women. The Israeli women’s magazine Laisha is attempting to pull sexual abuse out of the shadows by putting victims on its cover.
Date22.03.2016 | 14:50
TagsAbuse, empowering women, International Women's Day, Israeli, Julie Gregson, Laisha, magazine, sexual abuse, sexual assault, women's rights
We are living in the 21th century. In this modern age we tend to think that men and women are equal. But are they really? Ahead of International Women’s Day 2016, DW spoke with activist and feminist Kristina Lunz about how far we’ve come and how far we’ve yet to go regarding gender equality.
Date08.03.2016 | 14:20
Tags#sexualassault, cologne, Discrimination, Gender discrimination, gender equality, gender gap, gender justice, glas ceiling, sexual assault, women's rights
Anyone who wants to say something on International Women’s Day this year has to say something about what happened on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany. The massive sexual assaults on women in front of Cologne central station – and also in other German and European cities – were reported in various international media. And it is abominable! In Germany this topic is now almost only discussed in the context of “foreigners and women” or “Islam males and their image of women” and “what this means for Germany.” These are of course very important and worthy of debate in the light of the gigantic wave of refugees currently arriving in Germany.
Date08.03.2016 | 8:57
Tags#sexism, #sexualassault, Abuse, cologne, female genital mutilation, FGM, Germany, IS, Islamic State, Istanbul Convention, sexual assault, UN women, women's rights