Search Results for Tag: taboo
Legend has it that the world will come to an end if women scale the Agasthyarkoodam peak in India’s southern state of Kerala. But these women want to take a chance and prove tradition wrong.
Date25.01.2019 | 14:27
TagsAgasthya, Agasthyarkoodam, India, Kani, Kerala, mountain climbing, taboo, Tribal General Assembly, UNESCO Heritage Site, women's rights
It’s only three words on a T-shirt or embroidered on a denim jacket in Palestinian designer Yasmeen Mjalli’s collection, but they carry a powerful message: “Not your habibti”, or darling.
She sees the clothes as helping empower Palestinian women facing unwelcome male attention in public.
Date15.01.2019 | 13:30
TagsArab, BabyFist, fashion, Gaza, harassment, Hassan Shehada, Instagram, Israel, Not your habibti, Palestina, taboo, women's rights, Yasmeen Mjalli
In West Germany in the late 1960s, young people were demanding change – social, cultural and sexual change. What sparked the sexual revolution and what does it mean for women today?
Date10.09.2018 | 13:25
TagsBDSM, Fifty Shades of Grey, Margarete Stokowski, Oswalt Kolle, pornography, sexual education, sexual morals, sexual revolution, Sigrid Rüger, taboo, Ulrike Heider, women's rights
Abortion is prohibited in Argentina. In 2012, abortion was made legal only in the case of rape or threat to the woman’s life. Even so, around half a million women undergo the procedure every year. Three photographers are portraying these women in a project designed to spark debate in the country.
Date13.08.2018 | 10:05
Tagsabortion, Argentina, catholic, Catholic church, Guadalupe Gomez Verdi, Kirchner, Lea Meurice, Lisa Franz, taboo, women's rights
At least 15 million girls have been victims of sexual violence, yet only 1 in 100 sought help, according to the UN’s children’s agency. Most children knew their abusers, says the report’s author Claudia Cappa.
Date25.11.2017 | 11:28
Tagsgirls' rights, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual violence, taboo, UNICEF, violence, women's rights
In a country where many still view menstrual blood as a prop for black magic, a team of scientists in India have dared to convince rural women to hand over used sanitary pads to help detect cervical cancer.
Date24.10.2017 | 13:40
Tagscancer, cervical cancer, genital health, HPV, human papilloma virus, India, menstruation, myths, sanitary pad, superstitions, taboo, women's health, women's rights
Fashion is fickle. What’s passé one year becomes au courant the next. But watch it long enough and you’ll notice repetitions. So how to market recycled fashion? Maybe give it a novel sounding name.
Like “modest fashion.” A term that somewhat irritates me.
Date17.07.2017 | 15:32
Tagsbikini, Brenda Haas, burkini, halter top, hot pants, Malaysia, modest fashion, modesty, taboo, women's rights