Search Results for Tag: Child marriage
How is it like to live as one of the IS women? What role do they play? Find out here, and read other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date12.06.2015 | 12:29
Tags#DespiteBeingAWoman, Child marriage, female genital mutilation, FGM, IS, ISIS, Islamic State, Kate Moss
Today I am going to share the inspiring story about Salma, a seven-year-old girl who sells snacks at the bus stop and studies for her future.
Date22.05.2015 | 15:11
Fewer and fewer Japanese find their way to the altar. 37-year old Haruna has found her own solution: She has married herself. An agency in Kyoto makes it possible.
Date24.04.2015 | 14:11
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, NDTV, India’s largest English news channel, was due to broadcast British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter. The film is based on the brutal murder and gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, Jyoti Singh also known as Nirbhaya which means ‘The Fearless One’.
Date08.03.2015 | 13:26
TagsChild marriage, dowry death, Enough is enough, Female foeticide, gender bias, India, India's Daughter, Inernational Women's Day, Jyoti Singh, Leslee Udwin, New Delhi, Nirbhaya, The Fearless One, The Rape Capital of India
I was involved in a discussion started by a friend of mine a couple of days ago. In his opinion, “women’s rights are hardly an issue in most developed western countries in comparison to 100 years ago.” So he thinks that “what liberated woman and supportive men of these western countries need to do is go to a country that really does have woman impediments, and make a difference for them.”
Date19.01.2015 | 22:17
Today, I’m in peace but there was once when my sealed lips and tear-filled eyes pleaded for mercy. My silence questioned my worth, ‘Am I a piece of land sought to be used for purpose?’
Date08.01.2015 | 16:16
After widespread criticism on social media, Bangladesh government has changed its plan to lower the marriage age. The minimum legal age of marriage will remain 18 for girls and 21 for boys, according to local media.
Date20.10.2014 | 8:56