Search Results for Tag: gender equality
It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.
Date30.01.2019 | 14:40
TagsAfghanistan, Education, employment, gender equality, Jalalabad, Nangarhar, UN Habitat, women's rights
About two-thirds of men think women in Afghanistan have too many rights and that women are too emotional to become leaders.
Date29.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsAfghanistan, gender equality, Kabul, Promundo, taliban, UN women, United states, Women for Afghan Women, women's rights
Times are changing for the better for women in Ethiopia. The country has its first female president and half of the cabinet are women. But change is much slower in rural areas as DW correspondent Fanny Facsar found out.
Date28.01.2019 | 14:37
TagsAddis Ababa, children, emancipation, Ethiopia, gender equality, mindset, rural areas, Women in Focus, women's rights
What can women’s rights activists in the West learn from the struggle of feminist movements in Iran? DW spoke with researcher Janet Bauer, who has extensively studied women’s issues in different cultural contexts.
Date03.07.2018 | 13:42
Chinese women are becoming increasingly successful in the business world, but still do not have equal rights. However, their growing economic power will change their role in society, says DW’s Frank Sieren.
Date15.12.2017 | 12:53
TagsChina, Chinese women, Frank Sieren, gender equality, pay gap, women's rights, World Bank, World Economic Forum
Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.
Date14.11.2017 | 16:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Europe, gender equality, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women, women's rights
Time to hang up that Bunny suit … and bring out your Superwoman costume. About eight years ago in South Africa, I started my own magazine. It was born out of the idea that mainstream publications did not represent the real beauty of the people who surrounded me. I had subscribed to Cosmopolitan magazine since I was 16 and had read the issues cover to cover. I scanned the percentage of advertising in each issue and deconstructed the content, themes and styles until I got bored by the predictability.
Date14.11.2017 | 15:32
Tags#sexism, bunny tail, gender equality, Hugh Hefner, Playboy Bunnies, Playboy Hefner, superwoman, women's rights, wonder woman