Search Results for Tag: FGM
Gundo, a Senegalese woman working to stop female genital mutilation (FGM). But this isn’t a problem limited to Africa. Our reporters meet women speaking out in Germany and the UK as part of our upcoming webisode #endFGM. Watch these hopeful stories about a tradition that needs to change – and join in using the hashtag #endFGM
Date20.10.2015 | 11:44
Violence and destruction are the only things the Yazidis ever experienced in ISIS captivity. Now more stories have been revealed and some tell of unbelievable brutalities toward women. But now Yazidi women decide to take action against ISIS and form Sun Brigade, an all-women unit of the Peshmerga, the Kurdish armed Forces. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date15.10.2015 | 23:01
Tags#DayoftheGirl, #ISISchan, female genital mutilation, FGM, ISIS, nepal, Nobel Prize, Peshmerga, Sinjar, women's rights, womensrights, Yazidi
Date05.10.2015 | 10:00
TagsAmref Health Africa, Female circumcision, female genital mutilation, FGM, HIV, Kajiado, Kenya, Maasai, women's rights, womensrights
Date05.10.2015 | 9:57
TagsAfghanistan, Audrey Hepburn, breast cancer, FGM, honour killing, Jack the Ripper, rape, women's rights, womensrights
Refugee crisis is still a big topic in Europe. As governments obviously not able to find a way to solve this problem, normal people have been working as volunteers to help refugees with food, clothing, toys for children and one woman even saved a refugee’s by taking him to her boat in the Aegean Sea. Read more about her and other news about women here.
Date18.09.2015 | 19:24
Tags#refugeeswelcome, China, egypt, female genital mutilation, FGM, Human rights, refugee women, refugees, Sierra Leone, Syria, women's rights
Do you know how ISIS deals with women? According to a report an Iraqi woman has killed an ISIS commander that forced her to become a sex slave. Read more here and don’t forget to share and tweet the news of #ISISchan!
Date15.09.2015 | 19:58
Tags#endFGM, #ISISchan, abortion, female genital mutilation, FGM, headscarf, Hong Kong, ISIS, nepal, women's rights
Female Genital Mutilation is a crime against women. This week’s edition of Women in the News takes a look at brave women who are willing to be a witness to help other women. Read also other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date04.09.2015 | 16:33
Tags#endFGM, female genital mutilation, FGM, gay couples, girls, Iran, Kenya, Pokot, saudi arabia, Tehran, women's rights