Search Results for Tag: Indonesia
Date25.06.2014 | 10:43
…”There is a particular crisis for women—a vast confidence gap that separates the sexes. Compared with men, women don’t consider themselves as ready for promotions, they predict they’ll do worse on tests, and they generally underestimate their abilities.
Date17.04.2014 | 13:19
India votes for a new parliament. Nepalese women are campaigning against harassment on the streets of Kathmandu. Indonesian women are well-represented in politics, but power does not mean that they get enough respect from society. Read more for women’s stories that made it to the headlines.
Date08.04.2014 | 12:17
Aliaa Elmahdy became an icon of the Arab spring when she posted nude photographs of her online. Now, she is all set to wipe her past and begin her new life in Europe. Angela Merkel is set for four more years as the German Chancellor. This will be her third term. Samina Baig and her brother Mirza Ali conquer the Mount Aconcagua peak in Argentina. Read more on women who made it to the headlines.
Date18.12.2013 | 11:21
Last January, I heard that a female student who jumped off a running bus in Jakarta and died because she was being harassed and the bus driver refused to stop the vehicle. It reminded me of so many other stories about rape in public transportation. The victims vary from students and career women to housewives. But is a ‘wrong mentality’ to blame in this case?
Date08.03.2013 | 11:50