Salim loves Salman Khan, probably the only Bollywood hero who has been driving the masses in India wild for more than two decades now. Last year around the same time, Salim had gone to watch Salman’s latest flick about a corrupt police officer who turns into a new leaf after local goons murder his mother.
Date06.12.2012 | 16:00
Women Talk Online contributor Soofia Asad from Pakistan complained against sexual harassment at the workplace and was asked instead to “apologize for instigating the incident.” But she has made up her mind to do something about it.
Date05.12.2012 | 15:40
Women who dare to love, to pursue a career and women who refuse to be tied down by the conservative society are simply eliminated in Afghanistan. To this day, tribal courts and the Taliban use the Sharia (Islamic law) and order punishments such as stoning and executions. With a massive number of women falling prey to antiquated social customs, the obvious question is: does Afghanistan really want its women?
Date05.12.2012 | 15:05
’16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence’ is a campaign by the United Nations to promote awareness and motivate people around the world to act towards ending all forms of violence against women and girls. The ‘Days of Activism’ begin on November 25, the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women, and lasts until December 10, the International Human Rights Day.
Date30.11.2012 | 14:42
What makes Malala Yousafzai stand out is not only her unwavering resolve to continue education, but the ambition to be a politician, which is quite an exception for most Pakistani women. One wonders, how come?
Date30.11.2012 | 12:52
She had a face that launched a thousand ships, they said of Helen of Troy. The “face” triggered the Trojan wars when Helen left her husband the departed for Troy with her lover Paris. Since then, the story has lived on as a reminder to the dangers of illicit love affairs and infidelity. Now at least one top soldier is in trouble again because of an illlicit love affair with a beautiful woman. This time around the lady in question is not Helen, but Paula. Paula Broadwell to be precise.
Date15.11.2012 | 9:23
At a time when most people speak with pessimism about the condition of women in South Asia, the Indian Ambassador to Germany, Sujatha Singh is proud of women in her country. Ronaq Zahoor talked to her on the sidelines of the ‘Days of India’ conference at the University of Hamburg.
Date14.11.2012 | 15:19