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When I first moved to Australia, almost three years ago, I had a completely different notion of women’s freedom, rights awareness, status at work and at home, and why not? It was the first time I was living permanently in a first-world country, moreover in the country with the highest human index for years in a row. I had to have expectations of a freer world for women.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:22
TagsAustralia, Ayesha Hasan, Down Under, feminism, feminist, Pakistan, Susan Mary Kiefel, women's rights, womentalkonline
The Facebook-page of Women Talk Online was visited a constantly by our fans, even during the season of Christmas and New Year. Some good comments were given to our posts, and we have chosen some of them for you to read here. Maybe your comment is one of those. Check out here!
Date05.01.2017 | 22:04
Tags#sexualviolence, Afghanistan, aging, children, gluten intolerance, Pakistan, slavery, women's rights
Touted as the ‘Pakistani Martha Stewart’, Saher Sohail has been making waves on social media with her witty illustrations that are based on the experiences of a second-generation Pakistani woman living abroad. DW blogger Roma Rajpal-Weiß spoke to her about her art and the inspiration behind it.
Date02.11.2016 | 14:46
Tagsconservative, household, Martha Stewart, Pakistan, Pakistani Martha Stewart, Roma Rajpal Weiß, Saher Sohail
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch, touted as the Pakistani ‘Kim Kardashian’ was loved and loathed for her controversial comments and viral videos. Last week, she was murdered by her brother because he believed that she had been dishonoring the ‘Baloch’ name.
Date19.07.2016 | 9:30
Tagshonour killing, Kim Kardashian, Pakistan, Qandeel Baloch, Rauzia Azeen, Roma Rajpal Weiß, women's rights
We keep on discussing issues like domestic violence, sexual harassment, unemployment etc. and thinking that these issues are severely affecting women. But there are many other grave issues which are damaging women’s lives all around the globe. Some of these issues are lack of food, lack of health facilities and poverty. And women living in slum areas are at the worst hit by these factors.
Date21.06.2016 | 15:16
TagsEducation, health facility, hunger, malnutrition, maternal deaths, Pakistan, Roheena Sajid, slum area, stillbirth, women's rights
“This group should be banned! These idiot mullahs!” He remarked in a disgruntled tone, as he scrolled through the television channels, with a beer can in one hand and a TV remote control in another. She confidently nodded in agreement. I remained silent, but they heard me breathe a heavy sigh. I was the guest, he and his wife the hosts. In such awkward situations, I keep my opinions to myself. I prefer not to ruin the environment. Before the silence could suffocate us, she got up to pour me another cup of green tea. I noticed she was still slightly limping, her knee still badly sore from the gold plated Italian vase thrown at her eight days ago.
Date21.06.2016 | 10:17
TagsAyesha Hasan, CII, Council of Islamic Ideology, mullah, Pakistan, Violence against women, women's rights
What is more important for a country, schools or weapons? A question asked by Malala generated a variety of responses from our readers. Some are of the opinion that the chance to get a good education is vital. Hence a post regarding a five-year-old girl being given in marriage to an adult received many comments.
Date06.05.2016 | 13:25
TagsChild marriage, Christine Lagarde, Dunya Maumoon, India, Malala Yousafzai, Maldives, muslim, Pakistan, women, women's rights