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Tech Needs Girls: equipping Ghanaian girls with IT skills

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Learning about technology and practical science can help children develop into critical thinkers. That is according to a young Ghanaian entrepreneur who encourages girls as young as six to develop technology skills.

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27.03.2015 | 14:27

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Rare cancer found in women with breast implants

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Despite the discovery of a rare lymph node cancer linked to breast implants, experts say women need not be alarmed. They say the chances of developing “ALCL” are low.

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27.03.2015 | 14:09

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Why women in Germany need Equal Pay Day in 2015

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Despite legal support and public visibility, women are still paid less than their male colleagues in Germany – and at an alarming rate. On Equal Pay Day 2015, Germans took to the streets in protest.

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27.03.2015 | 13:56

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Sometimes, I miss being single!

© Fotolia/Peter Atkins

© Fotolia/Peter Atkins

‘Singleton’ is not a privilege given to many women in South Asia. We are ‘protected’ closely by our families and then given away in marriage to the man who will ‘protect’ us. We grow up in one nest and then just before we get a chance to fly, the wings are clipped a little and we settle into another nest.

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27.03.2015 | 13:05

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“Photoshop is a weird concept.”

Photoshopped in India (Copyright: Esther Honig)

Photoshopped in India (Copyright: Esther Honig)

“Make me beautiful” was the assignment. Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based in Kansas City, sent out an unaltered photo of herself to Photoshop experts around the world and she asked the experts to make her look beautiful according to the beauty standards of the country. Her project Before & After compiles the astounding results that she collected. It went viral on social media last year. WTO Blogger Roma Rajpal Weiß interviewed Honig on her project.

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19.03.2015 | 15:26

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