Search Results for Tag: south asia
Sonata’s interest in surrogacy was awakened mainly by her personal situation, but she discovered in the course of her researches that the phenomenon goes much beyond the “exploitation of women’s bodies and their reproductive system” condemned by the European Parliament.
Date02.08.2017 | 9:26
TagsEuropa Parliament, Global Belly, India, sex work, south asia, Surrogacy, womanhood, women's rights
The clock strikes 8:30 in the morning. You are already running late for work so you rush out into the streets. As you walk down, a group of men start catcalling you and one of them whistles slyly.
Date06.02.2017 | 10:09
Are the media making big mistakes in the way they represent women? What about how they ‘show’ violence against women?
Date01.11.2015 | 15:35
Tags#sexualviolence, Ayyan Ali, Media, Roheena Sajid, sexual assault, south asia, women's rights, womensrights
Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to scrap a proposed legislation that calls for lowering the legal marriage age of girls to 16. Child marriage rates are very high in South Asia, with Bangladesh topping the list.
Date26.06.2015 | 13:01
TagsAfghanistan, bangladesh, Child marriage, girls' rights, HRW, human rights violation, Human Rights Watch, marital rape, Pakistan, south asia, women's rights
‘Singleton’ is not a privilege given to many women in South Asia. We are ‘protected’ closely by our families and then given away in marriage to the man who will ‘protect’ us. We grow up in one nest and then just before we get a chance to fly, the wings are clipped a little and we settle into another nest.
Date27.03.2015 | 13:05