Search Results for Tag: Germany
Slavery may be banned worldwide, but the practice continues to this day. In Germany, instances of forced prostitution and labor exploitation have fueled debate about what contributes to slavery and how it can be stopped.
Date24.08.2018 | 13:57
Tagsafrica, asia, Germany, Human trafficking, modern slavery, Nigeria, prostitution, sex worker, Thailand, women's health, women's rights
Drugs, violence, fatal intimidation: Women sell their bodies for as little as €39 in Germany, while others reap the profits of the transaction. DW met one woman who described her experience as a former sex trade worker.
Date23.06.2018 | 19:31
Tagsbrothel, Education, Germany, girls' rights, pimp, prostitution, sex industry, sex trade, sex worker, Sisters, women's rights
With an eye on the German capital’s creative potential, the Berlin Fashion Week seeks to position itself in the world of fashion. This year, it should have reacted to the #MeToo debate, says DW’s columnist Gero Schliess.
Date21.01.2018 | 14:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Anna Wintour, Berlin Fashion Week, Bruce Weber, fashion, Germany, Last Heirs, Mario Testina, sexual harassment, Vogue
Elderly women do nearly five hours of housework per day on average. Men do closer to three. That difference is bad for women’s health, and it’s important to think about as baby boomers retire.
Date20.01.2018 | 14:57
Tagsdepression, elderly women, Germany, housework, Italy, men, women, women's health, women's rights
Hollywood, London, Paris, the diva lived in many cities. She was born on 27 december 1901 in Berlin and it is here that she began her career that made her world famous. A stroll in the footsteps of the German actress.
Date27.12.2017 | 13:07
A few months ago, a white South African friend of mine went to India. She asked me how I would feel if she wore a sari (traditional dress for many Indian women) there. I was somewhat indifferent and wondered why she was asking me since I was not even in India. Since she was there, why shouldn’t she wear a sari, I thought. People from other cultures have worn it for years and I’m always pleasantly surprised by how much more welcome they are in Indian circles when they do wear traditional dress.
Date26.09.2017 | 14:31
TagsAfrican American, cultural appropriation, Germany, India, indigenous, sari, South Africa, women's rights
This Sunday Germans will be going to the poll. The chancellor candidate from the party that will win will become the new chancellor. The incumbent Angela Merkel is widely expected to regain her position and head the country for another four years, which would mean 16 years at the helm.
Date22.09.2017 | 15:25