Search Results for Tag: women’s rights
FARMING is second nature to South African Leeko Makoene. She grew up in a village near Mahikeng in South Africa’s North-West Province, surrounded by small-scale farmers, including her grandfather.
Date13.02.2019 | 13:40
Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Date11.02.2019 | 12:11
TagsFreedom of Speech Award, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islamis Revolution, Mohammed Khatami, Nezam, Nobel Peace Prize, Shah Reza Pehlavi, Shirin Ebadi, Tehran, women's rights
The International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF was held in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain February 8, 2019. Here are some of the highlights from the show.
Date09.02.2019 | 19:42
TagsAndalusia, fashion show, flamenco, International Flamenco Fashion Show, Seville, women's rights
Antoin Sevruguin, the father of Iranian society photography, captured portraits of Iranian women in the early 20th century, from well-known ladies at the court to women from various tribes around the country.
Date07.02.2019 | 15:32
TagsAntoin Sevruguin, Iran, islam, korsi, Kurdish, Naser ad-Din Shah, Persian, photography, Qajari, Shia, women's rights
Though the practice was outlawed 30 years ago, this is Britain’s first conviction for female genital mutilation
A London mother was found guilty of subjecting her 3-year-old daughter to female genital mutilation on Friday in Britain’s first conviction for FGM – more than 30 years after the practice was outlawed.
Date02.02.2019 | 13:41
TagsEngland, female genital mutilation, FGM, girls' rights, London, NSPCC, witch, witchcraft, women's rights
Well-known photographers from Helmut Newton to Guy Bourdin are among those who gained fame by portraying women as objects of desire. An exhibition in Berlin features their provocative works.
Date01.02.2019 | 11:22
Tagserotic, Guy Bourdin, Helmut Newton, photography, sex sells, sexual imagery, Vogue, women's rights, Yves Saint Laurent
It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.
Date30.01.2019 | 14:40
TagsAfghanistan, Education, employment, gender equality, Jalalabad, Nangarhar, UN Habitat, women's rights