Search Results for Tag: empowering women
Even though men and women do not share equal rights in Iran, 29-year-old businesswoman Tabassom wants to bring her start-up company to success. Will she prevail in a male-dominated country?
Date13.10.2015 | 12:29
A few months ago we have published the story of Dr Habiba Sarabi, who became Afghanistan’s first female provincial governor, appointed by the then President Hamid Karzai in 2005. She governed Bamyan and used this platform to promote the rich cultural heritage of the province. In this one-on-one Dr Sarabi shares her extraordinary journey towards becoming one of the foremost female voices in the Afghan politics right now.
Date05.10.2015 | 10:27
Karolin Klüppel, a Berlin-based photographer, travelled to the Indian State of Meghalaya to capture one of the world’s rare matrilineal tribes through her photographic lens.
Date04.08.2015 | 12:27
Tags#BecauseIAmaGirl, #IndianWomen, cleanest village in Asia, empowering women, girls' rights, God's own Garden, India, Karoline Klüppel, Khasi, Kingdom of Girls, Mädchenland, matrilineal society, Meghalaya, women's rights
Is it possible to be a Ph.D student at that age? Some reader asked that question when they read about the 15-year-old girl Sushma Verma. On the other hand, other readers congratulated her. Is your comment chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week? See here!
Date03.08.2015 | 17:02
Tagsempowering girls, empowering women, female minister, friendship, girls, love and relationship, relationship, stereotypes, women in leadership, women's rights
In some countries women have to pretend to be men to be able to work and earn money for the family, or girls have to pretend to be boys to be accepted or even to protect themselves from rape and other form of violence. The post about a mother who pretends to be a man to be able to earn money for her family got a lot of respond from readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comment of the Week and stay tuned for next week’s edition!
Date24.07.2015 | 14:10
Tags#ConfidentWomen, ConfidentWoman, Education for girls, empowering girls, empowering women, girls's rights, women's rights
What do we learn about women and girls when we turn on the television or go to the movies? Around the world, female characters in films and television take far less space than male characters. They do less interesting things. They are judged by their appearance. That is Geena Davis‘ opinion.
Date05.06.2015 | 22:05
In her latest multimedia presentation, ‘I Have One Language; It’s Not Mine’, celebrated artist Mithu Sen describes the home as a temporary place. In this video installation she is Mago, a person who knows no language, at a home for girl orphans and abuse victims somewhere in Kerala.
Date29.05.2015 | 13:46
TagsAspinwall House, Beijing +20, empowering women, Fort Kochi, girls, I have one language, it's not mine, Mithu Sen, orphans, women's rights