Sustainable fashion is becoming more mainstream thanks to eco-friendly fashion bloggers and industry heavyweights doing their bit. But the turbo consumerism of the fast fashion phenomenon remains a serious problem.
Date18.09.2018 | 11:37
Tagseco-friendly, environment, Environmentally friendly, Ethical Consumer, fashion, garment, Germany, Mia Marjanovic, Rank a Brand, sustainable fashion
Fast fashion churns environmental destruction as fast as seasonal trends. So how does sustainability become trendy? As anything does in 2018: on Instagram, one fashion blogger tells DW.
Date18.09.2018 | 11:01
TagsEllen MacArthur Foundation, environmentalism, fashion, glamour, Hey Lila Hey, Instagram, Mia Marjanovic
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
SHE is a humanitarian worker by day and an artist by night. And both vocations come together beautifully, like a woven tapestry.
Yante Ismail has been involved in non-profit and humanitarian work for 20 years. For the past decade, she has also been a professional artist. Her artwork brings attention to human rights issues, particularly women’s rights and empowerment.
Date04.09.2018 | 13:27
Tagsbangladesh, Cox's Bazar, Human rights, Malaysia, Malaysian AIDS Council, women's rights, xenophobia, Yante Ismail
Homosexuality is a taboo in Bangladesh, a predominantly Muslim country. To foster awareness about the rights of homosexual people, the country’s largest gay rights group has launched a lesbian comic strip
Date31.08.2018 | 11:38
Chai, or tea, they say, is an important part of Indian society. And, in every region, it has its own unique story to tell.
Date31.08.2018 | 9:44
Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve.
Date28.08.2018 | 15:22
Tagsbangladesh, beauty, Cox's Bazar, female refugees, girls' rights, Human rights, muslim, Myanmar, paste, Rohingya, Thanaka, women's rights