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In a bid to curb killings of baby girls in India, one doctor has started a unique initiative: He waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital. But tackling deeply entrenched mindsets that favor boys is a challenge.
Date12.04.2017 | 15:57
TagsDiscrimination, feticide, gender equality, girls, India, Mulgi Vachva Abhiyan, pune, women's rights, womentalkonline
Last week, Malaysia considered outlawing child marriage, a contentious issue in the Muslim-majority nation, without success. Instead, an MP said nine-year-old girls are “physically and spiritually ready for marriage.”
Date12.04.2017 | 15:18
Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum asks what motivates them – and how others respond.
Date04.04.2017 | 14:23
TagsChristianity, headscarf, islam, Jewish Museum, Judaism, muslim, religious, women's rights, womentalkonline
Christianity, Judaism, Islam: In all of these religions, women – some more, some less – cover their hair. What do these head coverings have in common? How do women view these religious strictures?
Date04.04.2017 | 13:24
TagsBerlin, burqa, Burqini, exhibition, Jewish Museum, Muslim fashion, orthodox jewish, Tichel, women, women's rights, womentalkonline
Columnist and author of bestseller “The Diary Of A Lutyens Princess” Bindu Dalmia spoke to WTO reporter Roma Rajpal Weiss about financial literacy and its contribution to women’s empowerment.
Date28.03.2017 | 16:08
TagsDalmia Bindi, Lutyen, Malala Yousafzai, New Delhi, Roma Rajpal Weiß, The Diary of a Lutyens Princess, women's rights, womentalkonline
There are different shades of South African women. From caramel, to yellow bone, to peach and beige to brown to melanin envy dark and then 50 shades in between. All of these women are truly beautiful, with a sassy spirit that is required to overcome their back story of struggle and abomination.
Date28.03.2017 | 14:50
TagsAfrican women, black women, Domesti Violence, Education, law, rape, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Violence against women, womentalkonline
In Kyrgyzstan, a young woman is abducted roughly every 40 minutes. ‘Ala kachuu’ is the name for the tradition dating from nomadic times. The old custom is becoming more and more common. Women are being kidnapped and forced to marry.
Date28.03.2017 | 12:47
Tagsabus, Ala kachuu, Child marriage, Forced marriage, kidnap, Kyrgyzstan, marriage, rape, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline