We have heard about child marriages in South Asia. Unfortunately this is also widely practiced in Africa. Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date27.11.2015 | 15:24
Tagsburqa, child bride, Child marriage, hair shedding, India, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, niqab, SafeLives, tampon tax, thyroid disorder, Women's Aid, women's rights, womensrights
What can be done to protect women against sexual assaults? In India the state of Haryana has launched an all-female police unit. Read the news here, and other news about women.
Date24.11.2015 | 15:50
TagsAngela Merkel, Anne Frank, Boko Haram, Chibok, female viagra, gang rape, German chancellor, haryana, India, menopause, rape, Victoria's Secret, Violence against women, women's rights
Have you ever seen a Bollywood movie? Tell us what you think. The article about Bollywood and vulgarity on screen got the most comments from our readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comment of the Week!
Date14.11.2015 | 16:52
Tags#StopRape, Arundhati Roy, bollywood, India, India's Daughter, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, Mawlynnong, Media, Meghalaya, Violence against women, women's rights, womensrights
Women have been treated unfairly and even cruelly just because they are in a very vulnerable position and cannot fight for their rights. Follow the news about women’s rights in DW and Women Talk Online!
Date14.11.2015 | 16:40
Tagsdowry, equal pay day, glas ceiling, India, India's Daughter, Justin Trudeau, New Delhi, rape, rape kit, sexual harassment, women's rights, womensrights
Why is fighting FGM so hard? What has to change before women and girls are not threatened anymore by this crime? Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date07.11.2015 | 11:54
Tags#ConsentIs, #endFGM, creepshot, egypt, female genital mutilation, FGM, gang rape, India, Kenya, New Delhi, rape, sanitary pads, Tahrir Square, taliban, Uber
What should you do to live longer than 100 years? We have the ‘right’ recipe for you here. The post with this topic got the most comments from readers this week. Are you one of them? Maybe your comment has been picked for this week’s Comment of the Week. Check out here!
Date07.11.2015 | 11:22
TagsAngela Merkel, Europe, German chancellor, Lampedusa, marriage, refugee crisis, refugees, woman refugee, women's rights, womensrights
United Nation General Assembly has declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child (#dayofthegirlchild). This way the UN recognizes the special challenges many girls around the world are facing and stresses the importance of the fight of girls’ rights. For this we compiled tweets with information about girls’ education in many countries, the celebration of the Day of the Girl Cild and news about girls that made it to the headlines.
Date20.10.2015 | 11:54
Tags#dayofthegirlchild, Afghanistan, bangladesh, Child marriage, delhi, Farkhunda, Forced marriage, gang rape, India, Kenya, rape, smuggler, Syria, trafficker, women's rights, womensrights, Younis