Search Results for Tag: Myanmar
On the first day of the school year at the Asian University for Women in southern Bangladesh, groups of teenage girls in skinny jeans, sleeveless tops and T-shirts chattered, their laughter carrying through the sticky air.
Date22.12.2018 | 12:35
TagsAsian University for Women, bangladesh, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Formin Akter, Myanmar, Rohingya, women's rights
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
Eight months pregnant, shamed by her family and shunned by the father of her child, Aye Mar has accepted she will have to give up her baby to an orphanage in Myanmar, a country where single mothers are ostracised and deemed a “disgrace”.
Date13.11.2018 | 12:10
Tagsabortions, birth, Discrimination, disgrace, Myanmar, Pregnancy, sex education, single mothers, UNFPA, women's rights, Yangon
Hair helps to pay the rent for Za Za Lin, whose eyes filled with tears as her long black mane was combed, cut, and untangled by practised hands at a roadside market stall in Myanmar’s commercial hub of Yangon.
Date05.11.2018 | 13:10
Frankfurt’s Museum of World Cultures shows evolving perceptions of ageing around the world. The multi-media exhibition “Grey is the New Pink — Moments of Ageing” suggests that there is no universal definition.
Date25.10.2018 | 14:28
Fatima was gang-raped during attacks on Rohingya Muslims as part of Myanmar’s ethnic cleansing campaign. Now, she and her family live in a camp in Bangladesh with few prospects, DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl reports.
Date18.10.2018 | 8:43