Search Results for Tag: Afghanistan
Acid violence is prevalent in Bangladesh with perpetrators throwing acid at the faces and/or bodies of victims. Although these latter are predominantly young women, there have been acid attacks on older women, hildren and even men in recent years. These attacks frequently are the result of disputes involving money, land and dowries. They are often revenge for romantic rejection.
Date08.08.2017 | 13:12
Tagsacid attack, Afghanistan, Aziza Ahmed, bangladesh, chauvinism, DACC, District Acid Control Committees, England, India, NACC, National Acid Control Council, Pakistan, women's rights
Berlin-based Afghan model Zohre Esmaeli initiated a project two years ago aimed at bringing immigrants and Germans together, and promoting understanding of each other’s cultures. DW spoke to the model about her project.
Date27.02.2017 | 15:22
Afghanistan’s female fighter pilot Niloofar Rahmani’s request for asylum in the US has caused huge controversy in her country. She has retracted her statement, but DW’s Florian Weigand says the damage has been done.
Date10.01.2017 | 11:26
TagsAfghanistan, Niloofar Rahmani, patriarchal, patriarchy, shame, taliban, Violence against women, women, Women of Courage Award, women's rights
The Facebook-page of Women Talk Online was visited a constantly by our fans, even during the season of Christmas and New Year. Some good comments were given to our posts, and we have chosen some of them for you to read here. Maybe your comment is one of those. Check out here!
Date05.01.2017 | 22:04
Tags#sexualviolence, Afghanistan, aging, children, gluten intolerance, Pakistan, slavery, women's rights
Her family wanted to sell her as a bride. An Iranian film director saved her by breaking the main rule of documentary filmmaking: do not interfere. The story became one of the best documentaries of the year, “Sonita.”
Date23.12.2016 | 13:03
TagsAfghanistan, Child marriage, Eminem, girls' rights, Iran, rapper, Rihanna, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, Sonita, Strongheart, women's rigthts
A few days ago unknown gunmen killed five female Afghan guards working at an airport in southern Kandahar. The killing which took place on Saturday, December 17 highlightes the continuing threat faced by women working outside of the home in Afghanistan. The women had received death threats from people opposed to women in the workforce.
Date20.12.2016 | 11:49
In a country where daughters are locked up and music is frowned upon by fundamentalist extremists, Negin Khpalwak is determined to become Afghanistan’s first female conductor.
Date10.08.2016 | 15:55
TagsAfghanistan, Discrimination, female conductor, girls, girls' rights, Negin Khpalwak, women's rights