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One woman’s struggle in Turkey


Every day, Nuriye Gülmen is arrested by the police for protesting in public against her dismissal. The university lecturer is fighting for her job. She is one of the thousands of people who have been dismissed after last Summer failed coup in Turkey.


Report: Gunnar Köhne



Kurdish women fight odds to broadcast on women’s rights

Radio Dange Nwe, founded and run by women in Halabja in northern Iraq, has literally been making waves in recent years. The program fights conservative ideas and helps refugee women discuss and solve their Problems. (From October 31, 2016)

Jordanian plumber bolters women up

Being a plumber is still usually a “man’s job” across the world. But in Jordan, one woman is breaking that mold. And that in a country where only a tiny fraction of women go out to work at all. (From October 29, 2016)

Start-up revolution in Iran

Even though men and women do not share equal rights in Iran, 29-year-old businesswoman Tabassom wants to bring her start-up company to success. Will she prevail in a male-dominated Country? (From October 13, 2015)


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