Search Results for Tag: crime
Tireless campaigners in the fight against FGM in Somaliland
Nearly every woman in Somaliland was subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a child. Usually, a razor blade was applied to them without an anesthetic. Campaigners want the practice stopped.
Date06.09.2016 | 14:26
Tags#endFGM, crime, Edna Adan, female genital mutilation, FGM, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Somali, Somaliland, women's rights
Women in the news
Nigeria’s anti-western Islamist organization Boko Haram strikes again in the country’s northeast, kidnapping 20 women.
Date10.06.2014 | 15:25
Tagsangelina jolie, Boko Haram, comments, crime, News, rape, science, war, women
Strong women characters in books inspire us
Have you ever thought why we like smart women detectives in crime novels? 30-year-old Laura Frank has a pretty good idea.
Date24.04.2014 | 12:43
TagsAgatha Christie, authors, crime, Manasi Gopalakrishnan, novels, women
Tough and feminine, Niki Marwah is a crime detective, a woman in a man’s world and a woman who loves shoes. Indian author Swati Kaushal talks about the leading lady in her crime novels. Kaushal’s book “Drop Dead” is hitting the stands and is the first novel to portray a woman cop in the leading role.
Date09.11.2012 | 16:06
Tagscrime, India, Niki Marwah, novel, Swati Kaushal, women