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Berlin’s government wants to ban sexist ads across the city after three districts set out similar plans. Advertisers say the issue is irrelevant, but local politicians say misogynist advertising influences children.
Date21.06.2017 | 13:58
Tags#sexism, Berlin, consumerism, Discrimination, exploitation, Germany, misogyny, pornography, women's rights, womentalkonline
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
In the streets, at university, in a club or at home; violence and sexual harassment can happen anywhere and to anyone. In Germany, violence against women – domestic violence in particular -, remains a widespread phenomenon.
Date18.04.2017 | 10:22
Tags#sexism, Delia Friess, domestic violence, gender inequality, gender intolerance, racism, Violence against women, womensrights, womentalkonline
In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Date12.04.2017 | 15:57
TagsDiscrimination, feticide, gender equality, girls, India, Mulgi Vachva Abhiyan, pune, women's rights, womentalkonline
Last week, Malaysia considered outlawing child marriage, a contentious issue in the Muslim-majority nation, without success. Instead, an MP said nine-year-old girls are “physically and spiritually ready for marriage.”
Date12.04.2017 | 15:18