Search Results for Tag: womensrights
These are difficult and troubled times in India. What began as a trickle of protests has now assumed huge torrents. A number of Indian authors have returned their literary awards to protest against rising religious intolerance in the country.
Date27.11.2015 | 15:28
TagsAamir Khan, India, Kiran, Maneesha Sethi, Narendra Modi, religious intolerance, women's rights, womensrights
We have heard about child marriages in South Asia. Unfortunately this is also widely practiced in Africa. Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date27.11.2015 | 15:24
Tagsburqa, child bride, Child marriage, hair shedding, India, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, niqab, SafeLives, tampon tax, thyroid disorder, Women's Aid, women's rights, womensrights
Womens rights and gender equality are in focus in Afghanistan after Kabul University introduced a new course aimed at improving the position of women in Afghan society.
Date24.11.2015 | 14:53
TagsAfghanistan, Eastern Europe, empowering women, Farkhunda, gender equality, gender intolerance, Kabul, Latin America, women's rights, womensrights
The bitter truth can be found in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. I am a woman and I know for sure how far our rights are protected. I understand the problems that could come with our rights but we deserve dignity, respect and to be treated with love.
Date16.11.2015 | 6:42
TagsCamino de olvido, empowerment, Gender discrimination, glas ceiling, Mexico, Mexico's stolen daughters, Middle East, women's rights, women's rights activist, womensrights
Have you ever seen a Bollywood movie? Tell us what you think. The article about Bollywood and vulgarity on screen got the most comments from our readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comment of the Week!
Date14.11.2015 | 16:52
Tags#StopRape, Arundhati Roy, bollywood, India, India's Daughter, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, Mawlynnong, Media, Meghalaya, Violence against women, women's rights, womensrights
Women have been treated unfairly and even cruelly just because they are in a very vulnerable position and cannot fight for their rights. Follow the news about women’s rights in DW and Women Talk Online!
Date14.11.2015 | 16:40
Tagsdowry, equal pay day, glas ceiling, India, India's Daughter, Justin Trudeau, New Delhi, rape, rape kit, sexual harassment, women's rights, womensrights
The Indian Cinema, or Bollywood as most commonly referred to, is gaining popularity worldwide. Bollywood films are watched in almost every country and its silver screen actors have become brand ambassadors the world over; several of them are making their way to Hollywood now. Bollywood music and dances have entertained audiences and catchy songs called ‘item numbers’ have been a part of their movies.
Date07.11.2015 | 14:09
Tags#sexualviolence, Arundhati Roy, Ayesha Khan, Bollywood movies, Deepika Padukone, Fevicol Se, gang rape, Hollywood, India, India's Daughter, item numbers, Kareena Kapoor, Leslee Udwin, Lovel, New Delhi, pornography, rape, vulgarity, vulgarity on screen, women's rights activist, womensrights