Search Results for Tag: women’s rights
Hala Aref is quite active these days on social networking sites to make Egyptian women aware about the possible impacts on their lives due to the controversial constitution. A German alumna and an active voice of the liberal community for the rights of women, Professor Dr. Hala Aref’s Facebook page shows her concerns about the new Egyptian constitution and its probable outcome on her female students at Cairo University.
Date31.12.2012 | 17:40
On a Saturday afternoon Women Talk Online blogger Debarati Mukherjee got out on the streets and decided to speak to the first five women she met, including a cook, a cleaning maid and a media professional. She asked them what they wanted out of their lives and got some very interesting answers.
Date14.12.2012 | 13:17
Marina Zaffari is a well-known face in Afghan television. Like any other intelligent woman, Zaffari was fed up of seeing the typical ‘pretty’ presenter in a political talk show, nodding at her male colleagues and saying ‘yes’ or ‘no’ as the situation demanded. She opted for a different track.
Date08.10.2012 | 15:08
TagsAfghan women, Afghanistan, Journalism, success comes in all shapes and sizes, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
To curb the increasing incidents of rape in Haryana, the local village leaders have come up with a solution. They have suggested that the marriageable age for girls be lowered to 16 years. According to Indian law, girls cannot get married before they turn 18. This shocking statement has come a day after a teenaged girl from a lower caste immolated herself after being allegedly raped in Jind district in Haryana, India’s state notorious for being unsafe for women.
Date08.10.2012 | 14:35
TagsAbuse, haryana, India, marriage, Rights, Rural Women, sex, TV, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
The recently proposed bill by the Government of India to pay wages to housewives as recognition of their household labour has created a furore in the country. Debarati Mukherjee had a chance to speak with prominent social activist Medha Patkar about her views on the proposed bill. Here is an excerpt of the discussion.
Date04.10.2012 | 10:30
Tagsdebarati mukherjee, Forced marriage, government of India, medha patkar, narmada bachao andolan, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
I wanna be young the rest of my life
Never say no – try anything twice
‘Til the angels come and ask me to fly
I’m gonna be 18 till I die, 18 till I die
Date01.09.2012 | 12:43
Irfana Ali Bhat from Kashmir speaks about her experiences in Kashmir at a coeducational school as a girl wearing the veil.
Date24.07.2012 | 14:13