Search Results for Tag: Violence against women
There are different shades of South African women. From caramel, to yellow bone, to peach and beige to brown to melanin envy dark and then 50 shades in between. All of these women are truly beautiful, with a sassy spirit that is required to overcome their back story of struggle and abomination.
Date28.03.2017 | 14:50
TagsAfrican women, black women, Domesti Violence, Education, law, rape, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Violence against women, womentalkonline
In Kyrgyzstan, a young woman is abducted roughly every 40 minutes. ‘Ala kachuu’ is the name for the tradition dating from nomadic times. The old custom is becoming more and more common. Women are being kidnapped and forced to marry.
Date28.03.2017 | 12:47
Tagsabus, Ala kachuu, Child marriage, Forced marriage, kidnap, Kyrgyzstan, marriage, rape, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline
Chantal Barlow is the initiator of Unconventional Apology Project. It’s about the powerful women who speak out against domestic violence. Read our interview with Chantal and find out what moved her to set up her unusual project.
Date21.03.2017 | 15:22
TagsAbuse, Delia Friess, domestic violence, Unconventional Apology Project, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline
What is the significance of a headscarf to a woman? What some women in rural Nepal have to endure if they have their period? These are some of the posts on Facebook that caught a lot of attention. We chose some of the coments given by readers. See them here!
Date10.01.2017 | 21:25
TagsDonald Trump, headscarf, Meryl Streep, nepal, period, Violence against women, women, women's rights
Tokyo has withdrawn its ambassador to Seoul after a new statue in honor of “comfort women” is placed outside its Busan consulate. There are also fears that the political turmoil in Seoul would jeopardize the 2015 deal.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:01
TagsBusan, comfort women, girls, Japan, Pacific War, Park Geun-hye, South Korea, Vienna Convention, Violence against women, women, women's rights
Afghanistan’s female fighter pilot Niloofar Rahmani’s request for asylum in the US has caused huge controversy in her country. She has retracted her statement, but DW’s Florian Weigand says the damage has been done.
Date10.01.2017 | 11:26
TagsAfghanistan, Niloofar Rahmani, patriarchal, patriarchy, shame, taliban, Violence against women, women, Women of Courage Award, women's rights
Laura Passoni was a single mother in a vulnerable state when an IS recruiter sold her a bill of goods about life with the Islamic State. Since her escape, she has dedicated her life to discouraging young people from falling into the same trap.
Date29.11.2016 | 14:52