Search Results for Tag: girls
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
Women of today’s world face different challenges in life, whether it is public or private sphere. The nature and extent of suffering for women largely vary, depending on the geographical location they happen to live in. But there is one common problem which most of the women face: Obsession for thinness. This obsession is severely damaging women’s physical and psychological health and affecting their entire lives.
Date20.07.2016 | 16:25
In Latin and Central America, there are many cases of young girls who have been raped continuously, since not everyone has respects the rights of minors.
Date15.01.2016 | 13:31
Tags#dayofthegirlchild, Abuse, Caribbean, Carmen Aguilera García, Costa Rica, Ecuador, girls, HIV/AIDS, Latin America, Nicaragua, Paraguay, sexual abuse, women's rights, womensrights
Some questions need to be answered with reason not with fury. But some men just punish women when they question them about the respect they ought to get – the respect, a mother should have taught her sons. But if they do not teach this to their sons, they as women (mothers) betray other women (wives/daughter-in-laws).
Date12.12.2015 | 11:51
Tagsdomestic violence, girls, household, income, marriage, men, obedience, Pakistan, polygamy, submissive, violence, women, women's rights, womensrights
Female Genital Mutilation is a crime against women. This week’s edition of Women in the News takes a look at brave women who are willing to be a witness to help other women. Read also other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date04.09.2015 | 16:33
Tags#endFGM, female genital mutilation, FGM, gay couples, girls, Iran, Kenya, Pokot, saudi arabia, Tehran, women's rights
Is it possible to be a Ph.D student at that age? Some reader asked that question when they read about the 15-year-old girl Sushma Verma. On the other hand, other readers congratulated her. Is your comment chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week? See here!
Date03.08.2015 | 17:02
Tagsempowering girls, empowering women, female minister, friendship, girls, love and relationship, relationship, stereotypes, women in leadership, women's rights
An article about wearing hijab or burka got most responses from our readers. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week.
Date26.06.2015 | 12:25