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Women in the news

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More than 300 girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram may come back home following Nigeria’s deal with the terror organization. Women in Iran are terrified after a spate of acid attacks, but one woman in Nepal has taken on the world of cricket. Read more on women’s themes that made it to the headlines.

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20.10.2014 | 8:37

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Woman of the week

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This week, we dedicate this post to every woman and every girl who knows that education is her way to liberation.

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13.10.2014 | 14:22

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‘A recognition for neglected children’

0,,17987656_303,00Kailash Satyarthi has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight against child labor. In an exclusive DW interview, the activist talks about the importance of the prize and plans to work alongside co-winner Malala.

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13.10.2014 | 14:02

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The bitter side of pregnancy

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The journey from pregnancy to motherhood is a transition I am certain I share with all women on road to motherhood, specifically first-time-mothers. However, what was shocking for me was that during this time, I became a target of the most anti-feminist and sexist comments that I had ever heard. With feminism and sexism so relative to cultures, I have documented a list of top five comments that I found most offensive.

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13.10.2014 | 13:29

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Property passes on to daughters in the Minangkabau society

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If we look for news about women on the internet, we find a lot of stories about violence against women and girls. It is said that in some societies women literally do not have any value, for example in the case of the two Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh, India, who were gang-raped and hanged by men from a higher caste. It is also said that their attitudes towards women is deeply rooted in their traditions.

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13.10.2014 | 13:08

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