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New Year’s Eve in Cologne – A déjà vu for Muslim women

rape2Many Muslim women recognized what happened on New Year’s Eve outside the Cologne Central Train Station from their own home countries. The problem is obvious to all and begins with circumcision, says Nalan Sipar.

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24.01.2016 | 19:37

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Women in the news

(Copyright: Reuters/S. Modola)

(Copyright: Reuters/S. Modola)

Why is fighting FGM so hard? What has to change before women and girls are not threatened anymore by this crime? Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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07.11.2015 | 11:54

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Revolution- not for women

Tahrir Square was transformed into a huge party venue on Wednesday for those celebrating the ousting of President Morsi. Fireworks lit up the night sky and the crowds were ecstatic. This time, the battle was not against a dictator but against a democratically elected government. President Morsi was overthrown by the military with the support of the people who had resolved not to let Islamists take over their country.  He pushed to impose Islamist views of the Muslim Brotherhood and this was against what the Egyptian liberals stood for. So they took to the streets and called for a revolution. However, this revolution has a dark side.

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04.07.2013 | 15:46

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