Marriage at age nine is permitted, working is not; make-up is evil. Those are points written in a new treatise by female “Islamic State” supporters. Now three schoolgirls from London are believed to have crossed from Turkey into Syria. Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date24.02.2015 | 20:16
TagsAnne FrankViolence against Women and Girls, Asia Bibi, bride trafficking, child bride, domestic violence, IS, Islamic State, Surrogacy, Violence against women
Female genital mutilation is still practised in many African countries, despite being officially banned. Girl members of the semi nomadic Pokot ethnic group in Kenya have to undergo the painful ritual.
Date24.02.2015 | 16:56
On a recent visit to Sweden, I was struck by something having nothing to do with hair color, bike paths or the high cost of living. It had to do with who takes care of the kids. I saw so many dads pushing strollers, holding toddlers on their shoulders, or talking to kids on their way to school that it stopped me short. The delight of observing male parenting led me to thoughts of other forms of child care, something that many countries can be proud of. Sadly, America is not among them.
Date24.02.2015 | 15:43
Tags#Childcare, #Parenting, Elayne Clift, male parenting, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NICHD
Osteoporosis dramatically rises in Western Europe. Women are afflicted more than men. Patients can, however, take action themselves. We talk to sports scientist Dr. Jürgen Siebenhünen.
Date24.02.2015 | 15:05
Tagsbroccolli, calcium, cauliflower, dairy products, Jürgen Siebenhünen, mineral water, osteoporosis, sodium, vegetable
Vivian Maier is now considered one of the most important street photographers of the United States, her fame came posthumously. But since her life was very private the promotion also sparks debates in the art world.
Date24.02.2015 | 14:07