Search Results for Tag: FGM
Female genital mutilation is still practised in many African countries, despite being officially banned. Girl members of the semi nomadic Pokot ethnic group in Kenya have to undergo the painful ritual.
Date06.02.2018 | 15:34
The women of the Samburu tribe face many hardships, including circumcision, child marriage and sexual abuse. Some had enough and decided to set up a safe village just for women.
Date02.05.2017 | 10:01
Women’s Day isn’t much of a thing in Germany. This is a pity considering that the holiday is the perfect occasion to highlight how far the country has come – and what still needs to change in terms of gender equality.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:27
TagsFGM, gender equality, Germany, International Women's Day, paygap, Vladimir Putin, womentalkonline, World Health Organization
Date06.09.2016 | 14:26
Tags#endFGM, crime, Edna Adan, female genital mutilation, FGM, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Somali, Somaliland, women's rights
Anyone who wants to say something on International Women’s Day this year has to say something about what happened on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany. The massive sexual assaults on women in front of Cologne central station – and also in other German and European cities – were reported in various international media. And it is abominable! In Germany this topic is now almost only discussed in the context of “foreigners and women” or “Islam males and their image of women” and “what this means for Germany.” These are of course very important and worthy of debate in the light of the gigantic wave of refugees currently arriving in Germany.
Date08.03.2016 | 8:57
Tags#sexism, #sexualassault, Abuse, cologne, female genital mutilation, FGM, Germany, IS, Islamic State, Istanbul Convention, sexual assault, UN women, women's rights
Women should never stop fighting for their rights. Speaking out about a sexual crime or assault is one of the possibilities. Using your talents to draw attention to gender injustice or any other violation on human rights is also a possibility. Beyoncé has just done it. Read more here!
Date15.02.2016 | 15:02
TagsBan ki moon, barbie, Bernie Sanders, Beyonce, female genital mutilation, FGM, Hijarbie, Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Ri Chun-hee, sex worker, speed dating, Super Bowl, women's rights
Why is fighting FGM so hard? What has to change before women and girls are not threatened anymore by this crime? Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date07.11.2015 | 11:54
Tags#ConsentIs, #endFGM, creepshot, egypt, female genital mutilation, FGM, gang rape, India, Kenya, New Delhi, rape, sanitary pads, Tahrir Square, taliban, Uber