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The secretive photographer: Vivian Maier

 © Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

© Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

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.

 

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24.02.2015 | 14:07

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10 Best Paying Jobs for Women 2015

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(Copyright: Fotolia/Kaarsten)

Every year Forbes released a list of the top moneymaking jobs for women. The list for 2015 has just been released.

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20.02.2015 | 14:53

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Women in the News

Copyright: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Copyright: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

A Turkish woman was murdered because she resisted rape. How did the goverment react? Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days.

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20.02.2015 | 14:43

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Talking about Safe Sex with Teens

Counsellors like Laxmipriya (left) have enabled several adolescent girls living in slums of Bhubaneswar to understand the merits of safe sex. (Copyright: Rakhi Ghosh\WFS)

Counsellors like Laxmipriya (left) have enabled several adolescent girls living in slums of Bhubaneswar to understand the merits of safe sex. (Copyright: Rakhi Ghosh\WFS)

Pooja Behara (name changed), 16, would probably have never realised that she was suffering from a sexually transmitted disease (STD) had Sabita Buta, a counsellor with a local non government organisation, not come into her cramped slum in Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Odisha, to talk to the adolescent children about HIV/AIDS and the importance of safe sex, sometime early last year.

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20.02.2015 | 14:38

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Rights Group Documents Mass Rape in Darfur

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(Copyright: picture-alliance/dpa)

The rights group Human Rights Watch says that more than 200 women and girls were raped by members of the Sudanese army in a 36-hour assault on the north Darfur town of Tabit beginning on October 30, 2014. DW spoke to Human Rights Watch spokesperson Leslie Lefkow.

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20.02.2015 | 14:38

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