Search Results for Tag: laos
Everyone did well from Nary’s marriage to a Chinese man, except the young Cambodian bride herself, who returned home from the six-year ordeal destitute, humiliated and with little prospect of seeing her son again.
Date11.12.2018 | 11:18
TagsBeijing, bride, bride trafficking, Cambodia, China, chinese man, domestic abuse, Human rights, laos, Myanmar, poverty, prostitution, trafficking, Vietnam, women's rights
China’s decades-long one-child policy has left the country with far fewer women of marriage age than men.
For some years now, a charity in Laos has been providing women at risk of being trafficked with a new tool to seek help: the Chinese social media app WeChat.
Date07.12.2018 | 13:00
TagsBangkok, Canada, China, forced prostitution, International Labour Organization, laos, marriage, Myanmar, prostitution, UNODC, VFI, Vientiane, Vietnam, Village Focus International, WeChat, women's rights
In collaboration with EyeEm, DW invited photographers to share images that offer an insight into the lives of women around the world. This one was taken in Laos by Ferdinand Henke.
Date25.04.2017 | 7:39
Tags#sexism, Buddhism, Ferdinand Henke, gender equality, laos, Luang Prabang, sexist, women's rights
An estimated two million ordinance were dropped on Laos during the Vietnam war. 30 percent of the sub-munitions from cluster bombs failed to explode and pose an acute danger to the population. In DW’s report by Norbert Lübbers , women bomb disposal experts try and remove these bombs to secure their country.
Date20.11.2013 | 10:37