Search Results for Tag: Nobel Peace Prize
Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Date11.02.2019 | 12:11
TagsFreedom of Speech Award, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islamis Revolution, Mohammed Khatami, Nezam, Nobel Peace Prize, Shah Reza Pehlavi, Shirin Ebadi, Tehran, women's rights
After years of living under house arrest, Liu Xia, the widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, was finally set free by the Chinese government. She has now left China, leaving behind a painful history.
Date10.07.2018 | 20:03
TagsAmnesty International, Charter 08, China, Human rights, Liu Xia, Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize, women's rights
A new book “Usensurert” (Uncensored) by Norwegian non-fiction writer and journalist Birgitte C. Huitfeldt takes a look behind the veil of what it means to be a woman in the Muslim world.
Date04.07.2017 | 11:38
TagsAmal Basha, Brigitte C. Huitfledt, Hajer Sharief, Hanan Ashrawi, Nawal El Saadawi, Nobel Peace Prize, Rafah Nached, Rana Husseini, Shirin Ebadi, Unsensurert, 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
Scilla Elworthy Ph.D., Councillor of the World Future Council and founder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct, was the one of the first women to publish a report on female genital mutilation that led to the World Health Organization campaign to eradicate the practice. Three-time nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, she recently published her latest book “Pioneering the Possible – Awakened Leadership for a World that works” and is certain that a different future for all of humanity is possible, if humans wake up.
Date24.07.2015 | 14:22
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, Nobel Peace Prize, Oxford Research Group, Peace Direct, Rising Women, Rising World, Scilla Elworthy, World Future Council, World Health Organization
This week, we dedicate this post to every woman and every girl who knows that education is her way to liberation.
Date13.10.2014 | 14:22
Kailash Satyarthi has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against child labor. In an exclusive DW interview, the activist talks about the importance of the prize and plans to work alongside co-winner Malala.
Date13.10.2014 | 14:02