Search Results for Tag: Women empowerment
This week’s reader’s comments are mostly given to articles about sexual harassment and violence against women. Read the comments here, and don’t foget to comment articles we post in Facebook and Twitter. You might find your name in next week’s Comments of the Week.
Date22.05.2015 | 15:13
Tags#sexualviolence, #strengthie, abusive relationship, sexual harassment, Violence against women, Women empowerment, women's rights
A number of female journalists in Iraqi Kurdistan are shaking up a male-dominated domain with a magazine that aims to highlight the problems and abuse many women still face. Melissa Tabeek reports from Sulaymaniyah.
Date09.04.2015 | 16:11
Tagsfemale journalist, female magazine, kurdistan, Women empowerment, women's issues, women's rights
Iran’s State Security Council has approved a plan by the sports ministry which would let women and families visit some sports events in the strictly Islamic country. Read other news about women that made it to the headlines here.
Date09.04.2015 | 15:39
Ayesha Farooq made a big name as the first female fighter pilot in Pakistan and South Asia. Her achievement was widely covered by the national and the international media. While speaking exclusively to Deutsche Welle, the 26-year old-woman from Bahawalpur, a small district of Pakistan, said, “I always wanted to wear a uniform and the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) gave me this opportunity. Now I am serving Pakistan on the front lines”.
Date09.09.2013 | 14:40
TagsAyesha Farooq, Beenish Javed, Female fighter pilot, Pakistan, Pakistan Air Force, Women empowerment, Women in forces
Women in Germany are quite enthusiastic about voting in the upcoming elections and believe that participating in elections can bring a change in their lives. Beenish Javed spoke to some women from different educational and professional backgrounds about what they expected from the leading candidates.
Date09.09.2013 | 12:40
Meerzadi is a 24 year old woman from Pakistan. I call her on her phone while she is at her home in Moak Sharif, a small village in Sindh, Pakistan. She happily greets me on the phone. There’s enthusiasm and energy in her voice. Meerzadi comes from a poor family in Sindh. Her motivation to break the shackles of poverty forced her to follow a way of life that is not so common among women in her area.
Date03.09.2013 | 14:59
Women empowerment is about many things. The right to education, the right to work, the right to making choices, but ever since I’ve come to Bonn, I’ve been thinking of one factor that could contribute to making women more independent.
Date29.08.2013 | 10:06
Tagsbangladesh, Beenish Javed, developing countries, development, India, Pakistan, Transportation, Women empowerment