Search Results for Tag: emancipation
Times are changing for the better for women in Ethiopia. The country has its first female president and half of the cabinet are women. But change is much slower in rural areas as DW correspondent Fanny Facsar found out.
Date28.01.2019 | 14:37
TagsAddis Ababa, children, emancipation, Ethiopia, gender equality, mindset, rural areas, Women in Focus, women's rights
A decorative cloth for some, a sign of resistance for others. All the aspects of “tatreez” come to light in Fatima Abbadi’s latest photo series.
Date10.03.2018 | 15:46
An exhibition at the Kennedy Museum features portraits of iconic women from the 60s and 70s, exploring their influence on social equality and showing the shift from traditional housewife to independent, working woman.
Date06.09.2016 | 14:26
TagsBarbra Streisand, Bianca Jagger, Diana Ross, emancipation, Jacqueline Kennedy, Katharine Hepburn, Mia Farrow, Sophia Loren, women activist, women's rights
The Indian sub-continent is probably the world-leader when it comes to sex-related nonsense. The “vagina-tightening” cream advertisement – which claims that older women would feel “young” and “rejuvenated” by using the product – is yet another proof of this stupidity. Our quirky new blogger, hamletgoesmad, rants about why virginity creams may be a bad idea for society in general.
Date01.09.2012 | 12:20