Search Results for Tag: sexual harassment
Women in the news
Women have been treated unfairly and even cruelly just because they are in a very vulnerable position and cannot fight for their rights. Follow the news about women’s rights in DW and Women Talk Online!
Date14.11.2015 | 16:40
Tagsdowry, equal pay day, glas ceiling, India, India's Daughter, Justin Trudeau, New Delhi, rape, rape kit, sexual harassment, women's rights, womensrights
Women in the News
The war in Syria has been causing a lot of casualties. But a story of a “strong baby” being born in that war-torn country can also be read in the news. Read more about it here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date24.09.2015 | 9:58
TagsAleppo, baby, cloth sanitary pad, fistula, girl gamer, Kenya, Mexico, sexual harassment, Syria, Twitch, women's rights, womensrights
Under The Spotlight: Women In Media
Arifa Noor, resident editor of ‘Dawn’, a daily newspaper published from Islamabad, Pakistan, describes her role as a woman journalist in the following words: “It’s my job to think differently – on war, on politics, on crime and everything else that is covered by the paper I edit. I am here to provide diversity, to celebrate difference. Women are not here [the media] to be limited to a topic or an issue. We are here and we are the difference.”
Date26.06.2015 | 12:42
Tagsislamabad, journalist, Media, Nadia Sharmeen, Pakistan, Palwasha Tokhi Miranzai, press, press freedom, Sabeen Mahmud, sexual harassment, Shirin Dalvi, women's rights
Comments of the Week
This week’s reader’s comments are mostly given to articles about sexual harassment and violence against women. Read the comments here, and don’t foget to comment articles we post in Facebook and Twitter. You might find your name in next week’s Comments of the Week.
Date22.05.2015 | 15:13
Tags#sexualviolence, #strengthie, abusive relationship, sexual harassment, Violence against women, Women empowerment, women's rights
Attack on a girl by policemen for protesting against sexual harassment
Policemen in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, have been in the news this week after officers brutally beat and kicked a girl taking part in a protest against sexual harassment. The incident has been condemned in social media.
Date15.05.2015 | 12:12
TagsArafatul Islam, bangladesh, girl, Ismat Jahan, Lucky Akter, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women's rights
Rape is a woman’s fault, says Bangladesh police
You will probably not believe this. It was hard for me to digest as well, but this police officer repeatedly said that girls should properly cover themselves to avoid being raped. He told this to a female journalist while sitting in a police station.
Date27.11.2014 | 10:30
TagsAbuse, Arafatul Islam, bangladesh, rape, sexual harassment
Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace
How can women counter sexual harassment in the workplace? DW’s officer for equal opportunities, Bettina Burkart has some great tips.
Date08.07.2014 | 9:00