Search Results for Tag: women’s rights
Fending for freshwater turtles
Whenever Dr Chen Pelf Nyok visited a Chinese temple in Malaysia as a child with her mother, she would insist on seeing the freshwater turtles, even if they were pressed for time. (It is common practice for the caretakers of Chinese temples to rear turtles in man-made ponds within the grounds.)
Date21.09.2018 | 14:33
Single mothers in Morocco still experience social discrimination today. They upset the traditional image of the nuclear family, although that has long since become outdated. The “Amal” project in Marrakesh supports theses mothers, who are often among the poorest members of society.
Date18.09.2018 | 11:51
Date14.09.2018 | 11:06
Tagscombat, Indian security forces, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, ITBP, Line of Actual Control, Mirthi, Pithoragarh, Uttrakhand, women officers, women's rights
The founder of digidip is one of Germany’s most successful female digital entrepreneurs. She spoke to DW’s Manuela Kasper-Claridge about her company and how she got to where she is today.
Date12.09.2018 | 13:48
Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri was first sexually assaulted at age eight. Then she was molested four times between the ages of 14 and 26. When she told her parents the first time it happened, they didn’t know how to handle the issue because the perpetrator was a close family friend.
Date11.09.2018 | 12:57
Tagscomprehensive sexuality education, girls' rights, reproductive health, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual health, Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri, SPOT, women's rights
In West Germany in the late 1960s, young people were demanding change – social, cultural and sexual change. What sparked the sexual revolution and what does it mean for women today?
Date10.09.2018 | 13:25
TagsBDSM, Fifty Shades of Grey, Margarete Stokowski, Oswalt Kolle, pornography, sexual education, sexual morals, sexual revolution, Sigrid Rüger, taboo, Ulrike Heider, women's rights
Insults, violence, attacks on refugee centres. Is this the answer of an enlightened, democratic society, shaped by human and humane values? Fereshta Ludin, high school teacher and former refugee, calls us all to account.
Date10.09.2018 | 9:55
Tags#refugeeswelcome, #wirsindmehr, Afghanistan, asylum seekers, Chemnitz, Europe, Fereshta Ludin, Human rights, refugees, women's rights