Search Results for Tag: marriage
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
Marytrini Aguilar, a 43-year-old Mexican woman with a stable marriage and two grown children, may not be what most people have in mind when they think of the word “sexting.”
Date06.12.2018 | 13:31
Tagsfemicide, Jennife Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, marriage, married women, Mexico, private part, Rihanna, sexting, sexuality, United nations, Violence against women, women's rights
Suzanne Heintz got tired of being asked by family and friends when she would get married. Through her art she created a special kind of family. DW takes a look at Heintz’s quirky “Playing House” project.
Date26.11.2018 | 14:54
In the past, whenever someone would tell me that they were in a long-distance relationship (LDR), one that crossed countries and time zones and cultures that I knew nothing about, my first reaction was always: “What is wrong with you? This isn’t going to work!” I’m so glad that I was proved wrong by a friend who went on to marry an Australian boyfriend she had met in South Africa during the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
Date09.07.2018 | 13:59
On March 14th of this year, a 23-year-old woman, whom the police identified as Sunita, was severely beaten for refusing a marriage proposal in Kanchanpur, Nepal. She had her eyes gouged out and hot ghee poured over her body. The suspect Rakesh Chand, who had offered his hand in marriage, then fled. He had been harassing her for months and had already attacked her in the past.
Date03.05.2018 | 9:34
TagsDiscrimination, gender, India, marriage, marriage proposal, nepal, Preeti Shakya, south asia, Violence against women
I just knew I had to follow the smile in his golden eyes into the sunset. It involved jumping on a plane, while barely knowing the inner workings of his soul or where on Google’s map he lived. It involved a great deal of bravery, a trusting heart, money I wasn’t sure I had, faith the size of a mustard seed and a spirit of adventure.
Date20.06.2017 | 10:44
Tagsexpat, Germany, marriage, marriage system, Rights, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Women talk online, women's rights
A nation that can take pride in leading women in fields including politics, education and cyber security is ranked almost the worst for gender equality. DW’s head of Urdu, Kishwar Mustafa, explores this dilemma.
Date24.04.2017 | 6:51
TagsBenazir Bhutto, chauvinism, Donald Trump, family, Kishwar Mustafa, malala, marriage, Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistan, women, women's rights