Search Results for Tag: gender equality
Sadiah Meiselbach, Public Relations Officer at The Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung – an international development and advocacy organization and the brainchild behind the #PussyIsPower campaign spoke to WTO Reporter Roma Rajpal Weiss on how the women’s empowerment campaign in developing countries was conceived and went on to win accolades.
Date11.11.2017 | 14:03
Tags#Pussyispower, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, gender equality, Sadiah Meiselbach, women's empowerment, women's rights
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
In collaboration with EyeEm, DW invited photographers to share images that offer an insight into the lives of women around the world. This one was taken in Laos by Ferdinand Henke.
Date25.04.2017 | 7:39
Tags#sexism, Buddhism, Ferdinand Henke, gender equality, laos, Luang Prabang, sexist, women's rights
In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Date12.04.2017 | 15:57
TagsDiscrimination, feticide, gender equality, girls, India, Mulgi Vachva Abhiyan, pune, women's rights, womentalkonline
When I take a look around the world on “International Women’s Day” I am filled with horror. Millions of my fellow women are fighting for sheer survival. Fighting for a life free from permanent violence, free from fear of their male surroundings. Fighting for an independent existence on a par with the male part of the population. And they are doing all this without much real hope of immediate success.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:28
Tagsgender equality, gender stereotypes, Germany, International Women's Day, paygap, stereotypes, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
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
Female leaders steer big corporations and major economies. But at the World Economic Forum they are still grossly underrepresented, with only 20 percent of participants being women.
Date19.01.2017 | 15:08
TagsDavos, gender equality, gender inequality, prejudice, Sheryl Sandberg, stereotypes, women in business, women's rights, World Economic Forum