Search Results for Tag: Cox’s Bazar
From terror to triumph – a young Rohingya woman’s journey to the impossible
On the first day of the school year at the Asian University for Women in southern Bangladesh, groups of teenage girls in skinny jeans, sleeveless tops and T-shirts chattered, their laughter carrying through the sticky air.
Date22.12.2018 | 12:35
TagsAsian University for Women, bangladesh, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Formin Akter, Myanmar, Rohingya, women's rights
‘I left my body there’: A displaced Rohingya woman’s story
Fatima was gang-raped during attacks on Rohingya Muslims as part of Myanmar’s ethnic cleansing campaign. Now, she and her family live in a camp in Bangladesh with few prospects, DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl reports.
Date18.10.2018 | 8:43
Tagsbangladesh, Cox's Bazar, gang rape, Ines Pohl, Kutapalong, Myanmar, Rohingya
Meet Yante Ismail, a Malaysian humanitarian, artist and feminist
SHE is a humanitarian worker by day and an artist by night. And both vocations come together beautifully, like a woven tapestry.
Yante Ismail has been involved in non-profit and humanitarian work for 20 years. For the past decade, she has also been a professional artist. Her artwork brings attention to human rights issues, particularly women’s rights and empowerment.
Date04.09.2018 | 13:27
Tagsbangladesh, Cox's Bazar, Human rights, Malaysia, Malaysian AIDS Council, women's rights, xenophobia, Yante Ismail
Wearing tradition – thanaka paste in a Rohingya camp
Thanaka, a paste that has been used for centuries to protect skin from the sun, is traditionally applied in swirls to the cheeks of Rohingya Muslim women. Itʹs a custom female refugees in Bangladesh are keen to preserve.
Date28.08.2018 | 15:22
Tagsbangladesh, beauty, Cox's Bazar, female refugees, girls' rights, Human rights, muslim, Myanmar, paste, Rohingya, Thanaka, women's rights
Tying the knot in a refugee camp
What is it like to tie the knot in an overcrowded refugee camp? Shofika and Saddam are Rohingya refugees who fled their village in Myanmar and now living in Bangladesh.
Date19.06.2018 | 10:36
Tagsbangladesh, conflict, Cox's Bazar, Kutapolong, married, Myanmar, Quran, refugee, Rohingya, Wedding