Search Results for Tag: south asia
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
Talking about women’s rights in South Asia need not be a serious matter all the time. Here is a selection of websites which tackle women’s themes with a personal touch.
Date17.06.2014 | 14:52
The US military will allow women to serve in the frontline, a photojournalist decides to spend her time in Nepal, friends of Malala in Pakistan secretly pray that she wins the Nobel prize. Read on to find out more on women’s issues.
Date09.10.2013 | 11:57
Why am I asking this question? Am I really searching for an answer to this or am I asking myself something else. I may perhaps find the answer to this at a later stage if I am able to put my finger on the exact pulse of my wandering thoughts. I might or might not have that “Eureka” moment. Nevertheless, I intend to try. Women Talk Online reader Rachel Bari writes.
Date07.08.2013 | 14:05
Lady Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby boy. Acid attack victims in the past will not benefit from a latest law against the crime passed by the Indian Supreme Court and more than 30 million girls face genital mutilation in the next decade, says the UNICEF. Click to find out more about what women’s themes made it to the headlines.
Date24.07.2013 | 9:26