At the age of 38, Jennifer Teege discovered by chance that she is the granddaughter of Amon Göth, the notorious Nazi concentration camp commander depicted in the movie ‘Schindler’s List.’ On Talking Germany, she’ll be looking back at the day her life changed, recalling her childhood in a home and growing up in a foster family.
Date04.12.2013 | 15:24
Samina Baig is a 23-year-old Pakistani woman who created history earlier this year by becoming the first Pakistani women to climb the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. Samina will soon be embarking on an extraordinary journey in which she, along with her brother, Mirza Ali Baig will climb the seven highest peaks across all seven continents. Beenish Javed met Samina in Islamabad.
Date04.12.2013 | 15:13
India’s sting operation ‘king’ Tarun Tejpal is behind bars following accusations of sexual assault, but India’s new rape laws seem to have ‘scared’ a lot of men. Recently, in an article called ‘Men under a state of seige,’ journalist Palash Krishna Mehrotra wrote that men were ‘frightened’ of the consequences of the new law. Mehrotra’s assertions have created a storm in the Indian media and in Twitter under the hashtag #MenunderSeige. Here are some excerpts from the online battle.
Date04.12.2013 | 15:00
In Bangladesh the existing legal frame work that supports a rape victim is very limited and outdated. The definition of rape itself dates back to the national penal code formulated in 1860. Now, more than 150 years later, what are the problems a victim faces and where can she seek help? Aziza Ahmed finds out.
Date04.12.2013 | 14:17
Women rappers in Nepal are causing a stir. These young women use a mix of English and Nepalese to woo their fans. Women in Bangladesh have been severely affected by the latest spate of strikes . Read more to know the latest in women’s news.
Date04.12.2013 | 10:35