Search Results for Tag: female refugees
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
From Afghan refugee to British politician
Peymana Assad, whose parents came to the UK as refugees 25 years ago, is playing an active role in British politics. In an interview with DW, she talks about her political activities and far-right extremism in Britain.
Date26.05.2018 | 11:30
TagsAfghan, britain, female refugees, Peymana Assad, refugee
Comments of the Week
Cologne attacks got the most attention from our readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week!
Date24.01.2016 | 0:06
Tags#sexism, #sexualviolence, cologne, Donald Trump, female refugees, New Year's Eve, refugees, Sarah Palin, women's rights, womensrights
Women in the News
ISIS is pretty much talked about if people are discussing terror attack. But a female Canadian soldier who fought with Kurds against ISIS said, “It is not what you expect.” Read her story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date12.12.2015 | 11:43
Tagsfemale Canadian soldier, female refugees, feminism, feminist, Hanna Bohman, IS, ISIS, pay gap, Peshmerga, sanitary pads, Syria, we should all be feminists, women's rights, womensrights
No ‘safe’ asylum for female refugees in Europe
Female migrants coming to Europe are exposed to physical and sexual violence while living in cramped shelters with other refugees. But cultural prejudices and trauma make it difficult for them to talk about abuse.
Date13.10.2015 | 12:29
Tagsfemale refugees, refugee girls, refugee women, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual violence, Syria, women's rights, womensrights