I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran
Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.
Date15.02.2019 | 13:41
TagsAzam Jangravi, compulsory hijab, headscarf, Hijab, Iran, islam, Islamic Revolution, Tehran, women's rigts
A young Pokot girl is held by a member of her community as she tries to escape a forced marriage, unaware of the arrangements her father had made.
Date14.02.2019 | 14:29
Under apartheid, dating across racial lines was banned by law. A quarter of a century later, South Africa still struggles to welcome young interracial couples into the rainbow nation. Sertan Sanderson reports.
Date14.02.2019 | 10:22
FARMING is second nature to South African Leeko Makoene. She grew up in a village near Mahikeng in South Africa’s North-West Province, surrounded by small-scale farmers, including her grandfather.
Date13.02.2019 | 13:40
Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Date11.02.2019 | 12:11
TagsFreedom of Speech Award, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islamis Revolution, Mohammed Khatami, Nezam, Nobel Peace Prize, Shah Reza Pehlavi, Shirin Ebadi, Tehran, women's rights
The International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF was held in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain February 8, 2019. Here are some of the highlights from the show.
Date09.02.2019 | 19:42
TagsAndalusia, fashion show, flamenco, International Flamenco Fashion Show, Seville, women's rights
Julia Lee and Joanne Yong are former bankers who have dedicated their time to Project Nepal, which aims to raise funds to build better education and living facilities in a remote monastery 🏘 in Nepal for the poor children who go there. #ProjectNepal2019
Date09.02.2019 | 15:07