Search Results for Tag: empowering women
Ashle Skaftouros is a phenomenon. After meeting the founder of Kangamama, you simply cannot forget her. She is the poster child of a beautiful African woman. Her a little crazy, a bit cheeky, but always inspiring attitude causes a shift in the atmosphere around her. At least, this is the impression I got when I first encountered her many years ago. She stood out as someone who was destined to make a difference in her world.
Date29.07.2017 | 11:50
Tagsafrica, Ashle Skaftouros, empowering women, handycraft, Kangamama, knitting, Sarona Wolter, South Africa
At her press conference as CDU chairperson after the elections in Berlin, Merkel came across as unusually self-critical, but also decisive. This is sign enough that she wants another term, writes DW’s Christoph Strack.
Date22.09.2016 | 9:35
TagsAngela Merkel, CDU, empowering women, European Union, Germany, refugee crisis, refugees, women's rights
Date30.08.2016 | 9:50
Tagsanti poaching, Black Mamba, empowering women, Felicia Mogakane, Greater Kruger National Park, South Afrika, women's rights
Date30.08.2016 | 9:03
Tagsburka, burkini, burkini ban, chauvinism, empowering women, France, Manuel Valls, Marine Le Pen, Nicolas Sarkozy, Western values, women's rights
There was a time sexual harassment at work was an issue shrouded under a veil of shame. Women who were at the receiving end of unwanted sexual attention either from peers or superiors did not report it for fear of ridicule. In case they raised a voice against it, their employment could be terminated. Sexual harassment at work is one of the leading causes of attrition for women at work.
Date07.06.2016 | 10:50
TagsElsa Mathews, empowering women, India, R K Pauchari, rape, sexual harassment, Tarun Tejpal, Tehelka, TERI, Vishaka Guidelines, women at work, women's rights
There was huge relief after one of the missing Chibok girls was found. She is one of the many captives who have been set free from Boko Haram. But those freed face a tough time of re-integrating back into society.
Date30.05.2016 | 12:31
Tags#Bringbackourgirls, Boko Haram, Chibok, empowering women, girls' rights, kidnap, Nigeria, Sambisa forest, stigma, women's rights
A recent statement, Maneka Gandhi, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, says that marital rape cannot be applied to the Indian context. Her comments have raised many disturbing questions.
Date24.03.2016 | 15:33
Tagsdomestic violence, Education, empowering women, girls' rights, illiteracy, India, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi, marital rape, poverty, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights