Search Results for Tag: Violence against women
Victims of domestic violence are often unaware of resources available to them and are too afraid to ask. In Morocco, a new initiative aims to change that by helping women take legal action against their violent husbands.
Date22.01.2019 | 13:27
Marytrini Aguilar, a 43-year-old Mexican woman with a stable marriage and two grown children, may not be what most people have in mind when they think of the word “sexting.”
Date06.12.2018 | 13:31
Tagsfemicide, Jennife Lawrence, Kate Upton, Kirsten Dunst, marriage, married women, Mexico, private part, Rihanna, sexting, sexuality, United nations, Violence against women, women's rights
In the shot, taken on Sunday, you can see Honduran mother Maria Meza grabbing the thin arms of her two 5-year-old twin daughters Cheili and Saira as they frantically run from a tear gas canister spewing fumes.
Date05.12.2018 | 13:33
Tagschildren's rights, El Chaparral, Honduras, immigrants, Mexico, refugees, San Diego, tear gas, Tijuana, violence, Violence against women, women's rights
In a small but significant way, Gracie Hee is empowering women both physically and mentally thanks to an ancient martial art form from Thailand.
Date04.12.2018 | 10:52
TagsElle Wong, Gracie Hee, Muay Thai, self defense, sexual assault, Violence against women, women's rights
Germany, A modern country ruled by a powerful female chancellor for three consecutive terms, might appear unlikely to be high on an index of aggressive gender behavior.
Date22.11.2018 | 15:46
Tags#16DaysCampaign, BMFSFJ, children, Diakonie, domestic violence, Duriya Hashmi, emotional violence, Europe, Germany, Heidi Klum, Human rights, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, Johanna Thie, UN women, Violence against women, women's rights
Hera Hussain’s social enterprise Chayn is helping women in abusive relationships or environment to find the right information and support they need to take control of their lives. This initiative got her on MIT Technology Review’s Innovators list of Under 35, 2018, Forbes 30 under 30 – Social Entrepreneurship 2018.
Date21.11.2018 | 10:43
TagsBeenish Javed, Chayn, gender, gender-based violence, Hera Hussain, Violence against women, 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