Search Results for Tag: africa
Nearly 30 percent of Ghana’s population is overweight. Many of the country’s inhabitants suffer from the same nutrition problems as people in industrialized countries. Bernice Asiedu wants to change Ghanaians’ unhealthy Lifestyles.
Date15.11.2016 | 15:50
Mr. Albinism Kenya: ‘Finally we achieved something.’ Kenya has just crowned its first ever Mr. and Miss Albinism. In a region where people living with albinism live in fear of ritual killings, the beauty pageant offered a rare chance for them to show their talents.
Date29.10.2016 | 21:55
Tagsafrica, Albinism, Jarius Ongetta, Kenya, Loise Lihanda, Miss Albinism, Mr. Albinism, Nairobi, women's rights
Colorful, patterned or plain – at wedding ceremonies or during funerals – African women always have the right headscarf for every occasion. For many, it is an indispensable part of their outfit.
Date15.02.2016 | 15:06
Tagsafrica, akan, Burkina Faso, Ghana, headscarf, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, tradition, Tuareg, women's rights
Nearly 1.2 million people in Ethiopia are infected with the deadly Human Immunodeficiency Virus, also known as HIV. Women and young girls are particularly under threat because of social, political and economic discrimination. Women Talk Online reader Anne Marie Hankins stumbled across this piece of information when her co-passenger on a flight spoke about the plight of mothers in the African country.
Date17.04.2014 | 14:07
I’ve been helping out at Deutsche Welle in the last few weeks and have become very interested in Womentalkonline, a blog and Facebook page that a small team of editors does for women across Asia. It inspired me to write a little about what my school is doing to help girls and women in Africa. Maybe something like this can be done in Asia. Perhaps it is already happening. It would be nice to find out more about this kind of thing.
Date16.07.2013 | 14:04
A thousand words, one picture
Photographer Peter Bussian has travelled around the world and photographed refugee camps. He shared his pictures and thoughts with Womentalk blogger Roma Rajpal. “I was always fascinated with travel and in particular countries at war. But I was not interested in the wars as much as the effect it has on people - refugees became my subject and I began travelling and photographing refugees, starting with the Cambodians on the Thai border in the early nineties.”
Date29.03.2013 | 14:57
Tagsafrica, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Ethiopia, Peter Bussian, refugees, roma rajpal, Serbia, womentalk
“I believe that success in life is a matter of work and faith, like walking along a long road until we reach our aim. Nothing can define me, neither my shape, nor size, nor weight, because I trust my emotions and believe in my dreams.” Our reader from Africa, Ferhat Bezazel, shares his story with us.
Date09.10.2012 | 12:35