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If it’s not “yes”, it’s definitely “no”

A recent spate of jaw-dropping judgments and statements by judges and lawmakers in different parts of the world somehow seem to suggest that the unmistakable distinction between rape and consensual sex can get blurry in the very domains that should stringently uphold it, namely the courtroom and parliament.

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18.04.2017 | 15:54

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Blame victims and the West – India’s way of justifying sexual assaults?

bangaloreAn 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.

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10.01.2017 | 12:14

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Opinion: America’s fear has a new name – Angela Merkel

merkelclintDonald Trump has described Hillary Clinton as the American Angela Merkel, hoping to cast his rival in a role that feeds the deepest fears of xenophobes, writes DW’s Ines Pohl.

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17.08.2016 | 15:08

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Lifting the veil of silence – magazine shines light on sexually abused

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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.

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22.03.2016 | 14:50

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Aren’t men and women already equal?

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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.

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08.03.2016 | 14:20

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