Tuyang Initiative – Helping indigenous community on Borneo
The Tuyang Initiative was co-founded by Juvita Tatan Wan and her father John Wan Usang to foster the inclusive development and promotion of Dayak cultural heritage talents, products and services.
Date17.02.2019 | 15:12
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
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
It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.
Date30.01.2019 | 14:40
TagsAfghanistan, Education, employment, gender equality, Jalalabad, Nangarhar, UN Habitat, women's rights
About two-thirds of men think women in Afghanistan have too many rights and that women are too emotional to become leaders.
Date29.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsAfghanistan, gender equality, Kabul, Promundo, taliban, UN women, United states, Women for Afghan Women, women's rights
Times are changing for the better for women in Ethiopia. The country has its first female president and half of the cabinet are women. But change is much slower in rural areas as DW correspondent Fanny Facsar found out.
Date28.01.2019 | 14:37
TagsAddis Ababa, children, emancipation, Ethiopia, gender equality, mindset, rural areas, Women in Focus, women's rights