Search Results for Tag: sexual harassment
Three contestants recently revealed that they had been sexually harassed by one of the sponsors of the Miss Earth beauty pageant, which was held in the Philippines in November.
Date03.12.2018 | 14:36
TagsAbbey-Anne Gyles Brown, beauty pageant, CJ Hirro, Emma Mae Shady, Imelda Marcos, Jaime VandenBerg, Miss Earth, sexual harassment, the Philippines, women's rights
Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.
Date20.11.2018 | 10:18
Tags#MeToo, Ana Brnabic, Angela Merkel, Discrimination, gender equalities, Iceland, Katrin Jakobsdóttir, Koolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, pay gap, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Violence against women, women's rights, World Economic Forum
Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri was first sexually assaulted at age eight. Then she was molested four times between the ages of 14 and 26. When she told her parents the first time it happened, they didn’t know how to handle the issue because the perpetrator was a close family friend.
Date11.09.2018 | 12:57
Tagscomprehensive sexuality education, girls' rights, reproductive health, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual health, Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri, SPOT, women's rights
Sondos Al-Qattan recently gave herself a new title in addition to beauty blogger and social media influencer: slave owner.
Date02.08.2018 | 12:42
TagsAbuse, Ana P. Santos, domestic worker, Human Rights Watch, Joanne Demafelis, Kafala System, Kuwait, Philippine, rape, Rodrigo Duterte, Sandos Al-Qattan, sexual harassment, women's rights
Charity Kyohirwe did not turn up to her local church on the evening of March 23rd. The 32-year-old’s body was found the following day with marks of strangulation and sexual abuse. The suspects had used Kyohirwe’s own mobile phone to call her relatives and demand a ransom of five million shillings ($1,290). The family could not afford to pay.
Date14.07.2018 | 19:14
Tagsassault, Lindsey Kukunda, mutilation, rape, sexual harassment, Uganda, Violence against women, women's rights
Last year, an image of five extraordinary women, dubbed the “Silence Breakers”, was plastered on the cover of TIME magazine and seen by millions around the world. Selected as the face of the “MeToo” movement to break the silence about sexual harassment,TIME’s “person” of the year 2017 was five people Ashley Judd, Susan Fowler, Adama Iwu, Taylor Swift and Isabel Pascual.
Date13.07.2018 | 14:56
Tags#MeToo, Adama Iwu, Ashley Judd, Cambodia, gang rape, Harvey Weinstein, rape, sexual harassment, Silence Breakers, Susan Fowler, Tarana Burke, Taylor Swift, women, women's rights
WHILE reading a business report last month that listed Malaysia’s top 40 richest people (in 2017), it struck me that only one of them was a woman. And she ranks 19th at that.
Date07.03.2018 | 16:04
Tags#PressforProgress, Cedaw Committee, Elle Wong, female genital mutilation, FGM, International Women’s Day, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marital rape, sexual harassment, Stock Exchange, women's rights