Search Results for Tag: Middle East
Singapore ′maids for sale′ ad sparks investigation
Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale have drawn accusations of irresponsible marketing and human trafficking. DW spoke with the NGO Migrant Care about how domestic workers become “commodities.”
Date25.09.2018 | 9:15
TagsFilipino, Indonesia, maid, Malaysia, Middle East, Migrant Care, Ministry of Manpower, MOM, Philippine, Singapore, women's rights
An estimated 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone FGM
A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country with the world’s highest rates.
Date23.07.2018 | 14:42
Is India the worst place in the world to be a woman?
India is the world’s most dangerous nation for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and regressive traditions, said a new study. Activists disagree with its methodology, but agree that gender crimes are up.
Date28.06.2018 | 12:17
Tags#MeToo, africa, All India Progressive Women's Association, India, Middle East, rape, sexual crimes, sexual violence, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Violence against women
Iranian artist Shirin Neshat celebrates women in Islamic societies
The most successful Iranian woman photographer and filmmaker of her generation is back with a film about a legendary female Arab singer. Before the movie’s summer release, Neshat dwells on her rootless artistic life.
Date17.04.2018 | 12:47
Tags"Women without Men", Arab, Berlin, Iran, Islamic Revolution, Islamic societies, Middle East, Oum Kulthum, Shirin Neshat, Silver Lion, Venice Film Festival, women's rights
“Women journalists bring a whole new type of journalism”
Kiran Nazish is the founding director for the Coalition For Women In Journalism. She established several media and tech projects at the most prestigious university in Pakistan LUMS and was a professor for International Journalism and Conflict Reporting in India at O. P. Jindal Global University. Ms. Nazish has worked with the New York Times in New York, covered conflict for many years in Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Afghanistan and Mexico. Based on her global experience and insight into journalism she felt the need to build the Coalition For Women Journalists of all backgrounds
Date07.03.2018 | 15:41
TagsBeenish Javed, Coalition For Women in Journalism, Journalism, journalist, Kiran Nazish, Middle East, Pulitzer Prize, women, women's rights
UNICEF: 2017 a ‘nightmare year’ for children caught in war zones
According to UNICEF, 2017 was one of the worst years for children caught in conflicts and besieged areas. From being deployed as human shields to acting as suicide bombers, children have become targets on a huge scale.
Date30.12.2017 | 13:11
Zahra reminds me to be thankful
“One sometimes needs perspective to realize how good you actually have it. I see Zahra, and all I see is innocence.”
Date30.12.2017 | 12:12
TagsAfghanistan, Jordan, Middle East, Muhammed Muheisin, Pakistan, refugees, Syria, UNICEF, Zahra