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Imagine this. Suddenly, one day you are accused of practicing witchcraft and are forced to live in isolation by society. You are accused of bewitching a neighbor’s child or of crop failure. You are forced to eat human excreta. Or you are tortured, attacked, doused with gasoline or beaten to death following the forced accusations.
Date24.04.2018 | 13:36
Tagsgender inequality, nepal, poverty, Preeti Shakya, supertitious, Violence against women, widow, witch, witchcraft, women, women's rights
Winnie Mandela was a woman who was fearless, defiant, and strong-willed, a woman who refused to be silenced. At times, she was subjected to hellish torture. Later, she often found herself in the midst of political controversy and scandals. A negative image of this South African heroine emerged in the world.
Date18.04.2018 | 9:33
Tagsapartheid, Discrimination, Mama Africa, Nelson Mandela, South Africa, Winnie Mandela, women, women's rights
The Bible has long inspired films, most of them featuring male leads and mainly male casts. But the latest bucks the trend: the protagonist is neither Jesus nor his apostles but Mary Magdalene, played by Rooney Mara.
Date20.03.2018 | 14:59
TagsBen Hur, Carmen Sevilla, Hollywood, Jeffrey Hunter, Jesus, Joaquin Phoenix, judas, Martin Scorsese, Mary Magdalene, Mel Gibson, Monica Bellucci, Monty Python, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Rooney Mara, The Passion of the Christ, women, women's rights
Kiran Nazish is the founding director for the Coalition For Women In Journalism. She established several media and tech projects at the most prestigious university in Pakistan LUMS and was a professor for International Journalism and Conflict Reporting in India at O. P. Jindal Global University. Ms. Nazish has worked with the New York Times in New York, covered conflict for many years in Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Afghanistan and Mexico. Based on her global experience and insight into journalism she felt the need to build the Coalition For Women Journalists of all backgrounds
Date07.03.2018 | 15:41
TagsBeenish Javed, Coalition For Women in Journalism, Journalism, journalist, Kiran Nazish, Middle East, Pulitzer Prize, women, women's rights
Elderly women do nearly five hours of housework per day on average. Men do closer to three. That difference is bad for women’s health, and it’s important to think about as baby boomers retire.
Date20.01.2018 | 14:57
Tagsdepression, elderly women, Germany, housework, Italy, men, women, women's health, women's rights
The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and the Peace Research Institute of Oslo launched the global Women, Peace and Security Index which measures women’s well-being in 2017 by assessing factors such as inclusion, justice and security in 153 countries and covering more than 98 percent of the world’s population.
Date18.01.2018 | 13:44
TagsAfghanistan, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Finland, Iceland, Iraq, Mali, Norway, Pakistan, Peace and Security, Peace Research Institute, Slovenia, spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, women
Saudi Arabia has announced it will allow women to get a driver’s license without permission of a legal guardian. Learn about some other milestones women in the Islamic kingdom have reached through the years. – By Carla Bleiker
Date13.01.2018 | 15:59