Search Results for Tag: Pakistan
It is rarely a good idea to pay too much attention to talk shows and their hosts. But once upon a time I thought differently and so they received much undeserved attention from me.
Date15.08.2017 | 13:53
TagsAyesha Hasan, gang rape, Honor killing, injustice, jirga, local council, Pakistan, panchayat, rape, revenge, revenge rape, sexual violence, Violence against women, women's rights
Acid violence is prevalent in Bangladesh with perpetrators throwing acid at the faces and/or bodies of victims. Although these latter are predominantly young women, there have been acid attacks on older women, hildren and even men in recent years. These attacks frequently are the result of disputes involving money, land and dowries. They are often revenge for romantic rejection.
Date08.08.2017 | 13:12
Tagsacid attack, Afghanistan, Aziza Ahmed, bangladesh, chauvinism, DACC, District Acid Control Committees, England, India, NACC, National Acid Control Council, Pakistan, women's rights
In India, Muslim men can divorce their wives in seconds by uttering the word “Talaq” three times. As a result, women are often left destitute and without access to their children. Now India’s top court is to decide on the legality of the practice.
Date26.05.2017 | 14:02
Tagsfeminism, gender equality, muslim, Pakistan, polygamy, triple talaq, women's rights, womentalkonline, WTO
Women have always featured in the news, at times as commodities, sometimes as art. But it is still rare for an immigrant woman to become the talk of the town for her entrepreneurial debut and leadership skills.
Date16.05.2017 | 7:53
Tags#empowerwomen, Aneela Zaib, Canada, debarati mukherjee, Education, Immigrant, Pakistan, women's rights
This is not about me or Sara Ahmed or Audre Lorde. It is not the story of one woman, or two or three. It is about feminism. And there you go! I just lost a bunch of readers to that word.
Date04.05.2017 | 14:52
TagsAudre Lorde, Ayesha Hasan, feminism, feminist, Living a Feminist Life, Pakistan, patriarchy, Sara Ahmed, 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
Seema Azis is one of the most prominent business leaders in South Asia. However, she is mostly known for her work in improving the education sector of Pakistan. Aziz runs more than 700 English medium schools in Pakistan for the underprivileged.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:26
TagsCare Foundation, children, Education, empower girls, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Lahore, Pakistan, Punjab, school, Seema Azis, Sindh, UNICEF