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“All Women” Restaurant in Pakistan

Hamaida Ali Hazara belongs to one of the most persecuted communities in Pakistan, the Hazara community. She lives in Quetta, the capital city of Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province. Hundreds of Hazaras have been killed in recent years.

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27.12.2017 | 13:40

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#MeToo – Best Tweets

 

According to Huffington Post, more than 25.000 people have responded to Alyssa Milano’s call for sexual abuse victims to come forward. Here are some of the most retweeted tweets.

 

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17.10.2017 | 15:02

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What public amenities would you like to see provided for the women in your country?

Toilets for men and women on Ciliwung river in Jakarta, Indonesia

A recent protest called Power to the Peepee saw women from five cities in the Netherlands posting pictures of themselves on Instagram trying to answer nature’s call at men’s urinals. They were reacting to the case of a woman who was fined EUR 90 for public urination in a place in Amsterdam where there was no toilet available for women.

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30.09.2017 | 12:48

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What if women ruled the world?

This Sunday Germans will be going to the poll. The chancellor candidate from the party that will win will become the new chancellor. The incumbent Angela Merkel is widely expected to regain her position and head the country for another four years, which would mean 16 years at the helm.

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22.09.2017 | 15:25

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Berlin government to ban sexist advertising on billboards

On the picture: “Don’t look – rent”

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.

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21.06.2017 | 13:58

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The fight against ‘instant’ divorce in India

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.

 

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26.05.2017 | 14:02

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Why we have to fight sexism

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.

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18.04.2017 | 10:22

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