Search Results for Tag: girls’ rights
When a young girl is married off, there’s no denying it; her childhood ends and injustice begins. Not only is deprived of further opportunities for education, she is robbed of her innocence and the right to achieve her full potential.
Date09.10.2018 | 12:25
TagsASEAN, Borneo, Child marriage, girls' rights, International Day of Girl Child, Malaysia, Sabah, women's rights
I met two innocent girls singing at a crossroads during my trip to the Kashmir valley. There was an exuberance infused in their song and they were dancing without any care for tomorrow. It was probably a folk song. I don’t remember the girls’ names now. But I still recall their fondness for Maggi. One of them told me that whenever they got money from the tourists, they immediately headed to spend it at a local food stall. This little encounter with the two happy and talented souls stayed with me as a serendipitous memory for some time.
Date08.10.2018 | 9:53
TagsApoorva Agrawal, conflict, fearlessness, girls' rights, India, Kashmir, Kashmiri girls, muslim, women's rights
Chasing her dream of becoming a hockey player, Inayat Farooq from central Kashmir’s Budgam district has had to battle all the odds in Indian society since deciding to play at this beloved sport.
Date05.10.2018 | 13:22
Tags#sport, female players, girls' rights, hockey, Hockey players, India, Jammu, Kashmir, sportswomen, women's rights
Audrey Pe was 13 years old when she found herself smitten by series of letters such as HTML, CSS and other coding terms she learned about in class.
Date03.10.2018 | 12:51
Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri was first sexually assaulted at age eight. Then she was molested four times between the ages of 14 and 26. When she told her parents the first time it happened, they didn’t know how to handle the issue because the perpetrator was a close family friend.
Date11.09.2018 | 12:57
Tagscomprehensive sexuality education, girls' rights, reproductive health, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual health, Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri, SPOT, women's rights
In Bangladesh around 4.5 million children are working under hazardous conditions. Some 1.7 million of them live and work in the capital, Dhaka. DW correspondent Mustafiz Mamun has captured their every day lives on film.
Date03.09.2018 | 12:54
Tagsbangladesh, chemicals, child laborrer, children's rights, Dhaka, Education, girls' rights, kamrangi Char, Labor Law, pollution, poverty
Leena Kejriwal uses art and gaming to share stories of human trafficking and encourage players to take action in the real world. Thousands of girls are forced into the sex trade in India each year.
Date30.08.2018 | 12:36
Tags#missinggirls, domestic slavery, girls' rights, human traficking, India, Kolkata, Missing, sex industry, sex trade, trafficked girls, women's rights