Search Results for Tag: gender bias
“The socio-political system is not conducive for the development of Pakistani girls”
Young Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai says that “one child, one pen, one book and one teacher can change the world”. Aimen Rubab agrees but points out that problems arise if the child is a girl, the pen is not free, books are not available and teachers are “totally biased against female students”.
Date10.10.2018 | 9:11
TagsDiscrimination, gender bias, Germany, girls' rights, International Day of Girl Child, Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan, women's rights
Inspirational women in science
Many women have provided a rich source of inspiration for young scientists – both male and female – down the years. They’ve made remarkable discoveries, often despite ingrained sexism within their chosen field.
Date28.03.2017 | 12:41
TagsAda Lovelace, Dorothy Hodgkin, Elizabeth Blackburn, gender bias, Jande Goodall, Marie Curie, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Rosalind Franklin, science, women's rights, womentalkonline
Write About Women’s and Girl‘s Rights!
What’s the situation of women’s and girl’s rights in your country? Gang rape, child marriage, witch hunts, domestic violence, gender bias, glass ceiling, pay gap, discrimination…
Date28.07.2016 | 15:39
TagsChild marriage, domestic violence, gang rape, gender bias, glass-ceiling, pay gap, witch hunts, women's rights
Blacking Out Gender Bias On Screen
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
To be or not to be India’s Daughter?
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, NDTV, India’s largest English news channel, was due to broadcast British filmmaker Leslee Udwin’s documentary India’s Daughter. The film is based on the brutal murder and gangrape of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, Jyoti Singh also known as Nirbhaya which means ‘The Fearless One’.
Date08.03.2015 | 13:26
TagsChild marriage, dowry death, Enough is enough, Female foeticide, gender bias, India, India's Daughter, Inernational Women's Day, Jyoti Singh, Leslee Udwin, New Delhi, Nirbhaya, The Fearless One, The Rape Capital of India