Search Results for Tag: Afghanistan
The Rohingyas in Myanmar (a country formerly known as Burma) are often described as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. From the time the country’s then-military junta passed The Burma Citizenship Law in 1982, they’ve been denied citizenship – and ever since, they are virtually stateless.
Date02.08.2016 | 15:23
TagsAfghanistan, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bengali, Kalindi Kunj, Murali Krishnan, Myanmar, Rohingya, Somalia, Tibet, women's rights
Date04.02.2016 | 12:00
TagsAfghanistan, British muslim women, cologne, David Cameron, Hassan Rouhani, Justin Trudeau, Pope Francis, taliban, women's rights
Womens rights and gender equality are in focus in Afghanistan after Kabul University introduced a new course aimed at improving the position of women in Afghan society.
Date24.11.2015 | 14:53
TagsAfghanistan, Eastern Europe, empowering women, Farkhunda, gender equality, gender intolerance, Kabul, Latin America, 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
A few months ago we have published the story of Dr Habiba Sarabi, who became Afghanistan’s first female provincial governor, appointed by the then President Hamid Karzai in 2005. She governed Bamyan and used this platform to promote the rich cultural heritage of the province. In this one-on-one Dr Sarabi shares her extraordinary journey towards becoming one of the foremost female voices in the Afghan politics right now.
Date05.10.2015 | 10:27
Date05.10.2015 | 9:57
TagsAfghanistan, Audrey Hepburn, breast cancer, FGM, honour killing, Jack the Ripper, rape, women's rights, womensrights
According to Afghan police officials, unidentified attackers abducted a German female aid worker in Kabul. Read more about the story and other news about women here.
Date18.08.2015 | 14:55