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It’s only three words on a T-shirt or embroidered on a denim jacket in Palestinian designer Yasmeen Mjalli’s collection, but they carry a powerful message: “Not your habibti”, or darling.
She sees the clothes as helping empower Palestinian women facing unwelcome male attention in public.
Date15.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsArab, BabyFist, fashion, Gaza, harassment, Hassan Shehada, Instagram, Israel, Not your habibti, Palestina, taboo, women's rights, Yasmeen Mjalli
In many countries women are excluded from religious rituals and banished from their homes while they are on their periods.
Date12.01.2019 | 21:02
Tagschhaupadi, Europa, Hinduism, India, Israel, menstruation, nepal, period, period pain, South America, tampon sex, Uganda, women's rights
As Nazareth was decked out for Christmas, a group of weavers gathered in the cobblestone alleys of Israel’s largest Arab city, intent on preserving their Palestinian heritage at a time when their communities feel under pressure.
Date23.12.2018 | 14:36
TagsArab, christmas, Embroidery, Gaza, Israel, Jews, minority, Nazareth, palestine, Tatreez, tradition, West Bank
A small group of Palestinian women in Gaza are stretching their limbs with yoga to help them teach others to cope with the stresses and traumas of living in the embattled territory.
Date29.03.2018 | 14:47
They may not be able to leave Gaza without Israeli or Egyptian permission, but their photos can. The two women are among a small number of Instagram stars in the blockaded Palestinian enclave, showing followers a different side of their homeland from what much of the world may be used to hearing or seeing.
Date29.03.2018 | 14:37
TagsFatma Abu Musabbeh, Gaza, Gaza City, Instagram, Israel, Kholoud Nassar, Palestina, women's rights
Is it easy for a woman to talk about sexual assault that she experienced? No! It is not! Mentally it takes a lot of strength and courage to go through it again, even once. That is why some women do not file a case and keep silent. In some cases even the court of justice, not only society, rejects her “plea”. For example: Kesha’s case. Read more here!
Date26.02.2016 | 15:12
Tagsbeauty, Canada, Dr Luke, Hillary Clinton, Israel, John Kasich, Kesha, New Delhi, Nikki Fraser, Republican, Suicide Girls, USA, Women of the Wall, women's rights
Cologne was the scene of mass sexual assault on New Year’s Eve. Police say more than 500 complaints have now been filed, with about 40 percent involving sexual offenses. Read more here and check out other news about women that made it to the headlines this week.
Date14.01.2016 | 21:41
TagsChris Gayle, cologne, Congo, endometriosis, female journalist, Haifa, ISIS, Israel, Italy, Mel McLaughlin, menstrual pain, orgasm, Pregnancy, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, sexual assaults, sexual attacks, Tel Aviv, women's rights, womensrights