Search Results for Tag: girls’ rights
Ugandan girls are missing school because they can’t afford hygiene products. Activists are helping out, but a crowdfunding campaign to buy millions of sanitary pads has fallen foul of the country’s authoritarian regime.
Date25.04.2017 | 14:21
TagsCARE, girls' rights, hygiene products, menstruation, sanitary pads, sanitary product, Simone Schlindwein, Uganda, women's rights
Date23.12.2016 | 13:37
TagsAfrika, Child marriage, girls' rights, India, Monika Michel, Sonita, SOS Children's Village, Terre des Femmes
Her family wanted to sell her as a bride. An Iranian film director saved her by breaking the main rule of documentary filmmaking: do not interfere. The story became one of the best documentaries of the year, “Sonita.”
Date23.12.2016 | 13:03
TagsAfghanistan, Child marriage, Eminem, girls' rights, Iran, rapper, Rihanna, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami, Sonita, Strongheart, women's rigthts
In a country where daughters are locked up and music is frowned upon by fundamentalist extremists, Negin Khpalwak is determined to become Afghanistan’s first female conductor.
Date10.08.2016 | 15:55
TagsAfghanistan, Discrimination, female conductor, girls, girls' rights, Negin Khpalwak, women's rights
India recently launched its first women professional Kabaddi league. The popular South Asian sport has traditionally been dominated by men but women Kabaddi players say they are out there to demonstrate the ‘girl power.’
Date01.08.2016 | 15:52
Tags#sport, Firebirds, girl power, girls' rights, Ice Divas, India, Kabaddi, saudi arabia, women, women's rights
There was huge relief after one of the missing Chibok girls was found. She is one of the many captives who have been set free from Boko Haram. But those freed face a tough time of re-integrating back into society.
Date30.05.2016 | 12:31
Tags#Bringbackourgirls, Boko Haram, Chibok, empowering women, girls' rights, kidnap, Nigeria, Sambisa forest, stigma, women's rights
A recent statement, Maneka Gandhi, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, says that marital rape cannot be applied to the Indian context. Her comments have raised many disturbing questions.
Date24.03.2016 | 15:33
Tagsdomestic violence, Education, empowering women, girls' rights, illiteracy, India, India’s Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi, marital rape, poverty, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights