Search Results for Tag: women’s rights activist
The bitter truth can be found in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa. I am a woman and I know for sure how far our rights are protected. I understand the problems that could come with our rights but we deserve dignity, respect and to be treated with love.
Date16.11.2015 | 6:42
TagsCamino de olvido, empowerment, Gender discrimination, glas ceiling, Mexico, Mexico's stolen daughters, Middle East, women's rights, women's rights activist, womensrights
The Indian Cinema, or Bollywood as most commonly referred to, is gaining popularity worldwide. Bollywood films are watched in almost every country and its silver screen actors have become brand ambassadors the world over; several of them are making their way to Hollywood now. Bollywood music and dances have entertained audiences and catchy songs called ‘item numbers’ have been a part of their movies.
Date07.11.2015 | 14:09
Tags#sexualviolence, Arundhati Roy, Ayesha Khan, Bollywood movies, Deepika Padukone, Fevicol Se, gang rape, Hollywood, India, India's Daughter, item numbers, Kareena Kapoor, Leslee Udwin, Lovel, New Delhi, pornography, rape, vulgarity, vulgarity on screen, women's rights activist, womensrights
Turkish authorities arrested a 28-year-old woman who killed her husband with his handgun. She insisted that she was defending her “honor.” Her husband had allegedly beaten, drugged and abused her. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date13.07.2015 | 15:17
TagsAfghanistan, Farkhunda Malikzada, Islamic State, Pope Francis, single mother, Turkey, women's rights, women's rights activist
Even though female genital mutilation (FGM) is internationally recognized as a violation of human right it is still practiced on babies and young girls in many countries because the misconceptions surrounding FGM are deeply rooted in traditions reaching back many generations. But the fight against FGM continues and some of the campaigns against it have begun to bear fruit if only slowly. Read more news about FGM and other topics about women here!
Date29.05.2015 | 12:31
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, FGM, Human rights, Human trafficking, nepal, Nigeria, paracetamol, Pregnancy, Thailand, women, women's rights, women's rights activist
Eight years into Pakistan’s democratic transition, violence against women is still endemic, a new ICG report found. The group’s Samina Ahmed talks about why biased attitudes towards women lie at the heart of the problem.
Date09.04.2015 | 16:39
TagsICG, International Crisis Group, Pakistan, sexual violence, violence, Women in Pakistan, women's rights, women's rights activist
- Antonie Chrastecka (L) and Hana Humpalova (R) with IHH coordinator Izzet Sahin in Turkey after their release
Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days. And if you think we missed something important, tell us through your comments!
Date03.04.2015 | 12:46