Search Results for Tag: women’s rights
The #MeToo movement helped sweep Democrats to victory in November’s midterms, but some of the party’s leading lights, including potential 2020 candidates, face scrutiny from the women’s anti-harassment drive that brought men to account for sexist behavior.
Date12.01.2019 | 14:51
Tags#MeToo, Bernie Sanders, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton, Me Too, USA, women's rights
Nargis Hazara, a young girl who belongs to the persecuted Hazara community in Pakistan’s conservative province of Balochistan, won a Bronze Medal in Karate at the Asian Games that were held in Jakarta last year. She was the first ever Pakistani athlete to win this title. She shared her experiences with DW in an exclusive interview.
Date09.01.2019 | 14:37
TagsAsian Games, female athlete, Hazara, karate, Nargis Hazara, Pakistan, quetta, self defence, women's rights
The first women settled on this stony slope outside Kabul in the 1990s hoping to escape the stigma those like them are forced to endure.
Today it is known as Afghanistan’s ‘hill of widows’, home to a cluster of women who have eked out independence in a society that shuns and condemns them as immoral.
Date05.01.2019 | 16:01
TagsAfghanistan, children, city of women, hill of widows, Kabul, UNDP, widows, women's rights, Zanabad
A tide of #MeToo testimonies about painful gynaecological procedures and abusive medical staff is rippling across the Balkans, where women are breaking taboos in patriarchal societies to share their traumatic hospital experiences.
Date04.01.2019 | 9:50
Tags#MeToo, anaesthesiology, Break the Silence, Croatia, Daniela Drandic, gynaecological interventions, Natural Birth NGO, RODA, women's health, women's rights
Deadly disputes over land and indigenous rights are not obvious themes for children’s books, but Indian writers are using real-life conflicts to help the next generation understand their impact on communities across the country.
Date03.01.2019 | 13:15
Tagschildren's books, children's rights, disputes over land, Education, I will save my land, India, law, Rights, Rinchin, women's rights
Sophia Flörsch’s shocking crash in November captured headlines and highlighted the role of women in motorsport. DW takes a look at women who have made an impact.
Date01.01.2019 | 14:21
TagsCarmen Jorda, Claire Williams, Danica Patrick, Ellen Lohr, Janet Guthrie, Jutta Kleinschmidt, Katja Poensgen, Maria Teresa de Filippis, Monisha Kaltenborn, professional motorsports, Sabine Kehm, Sophia Flörsch, Susie Wolff, women's rights
Stars from Buckingham Palace to Bollywood used their fame in 2018 to highlight global challenges from climate change to women’s rights.
Date31.12.2018 | 14:08
TagsAmitabh Bachchan, Cate Blanchett, David Attenborough, David Beckham, Elton John, Emma Watson, Meghan Markle, Michelle Obama, Millie Bobby Brown, Princess Beatrice, women's rights