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Lebanese women's rights activist Hayat Mirshad in her Beirut office (photo: Juliane Metzker)

The Lebanese women's rights activist Hayat Mirshad

"We need a feminist revolution"

Open day at the Sehitlik Mosque in Berlin (photo: Peter Zimmermann/picture-alliance)

Islam in Germany

The long road to legal recognition

Mona Eltahawy (centre) at the International Women's Conference in Cairo (photo: Maya Alleruzzo/AP)

Mona Eltahawy: "Why do you hate us so?"

The Middle East needs a sexual revolution

Mahatma Gandhi (photo: dpa)

Islamic approaches to non-violence

In Gandhi's footsteps

Refugees at the Italian–French border in Ventimiglia, Italy (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Migration and xenophobia

Europe's refugee problem, then and now

AMLAC supporters calling for a stop to illegal abortion and a legalisation of abortion (photo: private)

Morocco's abortion ban

Acknowledging reality

Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick (photo: dw.de)

Profile: Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick

Role model for Africa's women

A young Muslim woman reading a book, San Francisco (photo: Abdel-Rahman Bassa)

Muslim youth in America

The "mipster" phenomenon

Jamila, an elderly Hindu from North Waziristan, and her grandson in a shelter in Bannu, Pakistan (photo: Kiran Nazish)

Hindus in Pakistan

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"I want to preserve my Hindu bloodline in North Waziristan"

Bombardment of the Qahira fortress in Taiz (photo: AP)

The destruction of Yemen's cultural heritage

Treasures of humanity under threat

An LGBT demonstration in Istanbul (photo: Dorian Jones/DW)

The role of the HDP in the Turkish general election

Beacon of hope for women and LGBTs

Khaled Diab in the Holy Land (photo: Khaled Diab)

Book review: Khaled Diab's "Intimate Enemies: Living with Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land"

Prioritising the people

Ayaan Hirsi Ali (photo: AP)

Ayaan Hirsi Ali's controversial theories on Islam

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Hailed as a "female Luther"

The painting "Queen Zenobia's Last Look Upon Palmyra" by Herbert Gustave Schmalz (photo: picture-alliance/heritage images)

Palmyra's ancient queen

Zenobia, secular Arab heroine

Part of the cover of the book "What Makes a Man?: Sex Talk in Beirut and Berlin" by Rashid al-Daif and Joachim Helfer (source: University of Texas Press)

Book review: "What Makes a Man? Sex Talk in Beirut and Berlin"

An honest and painful cultural exchange

Maya Yamout (left) and her sister Nancy (photo: private)

Preventing terrorism in Lebanon

Dialogue behind bars

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

Rohingya migrant children receive biscuits from a volunteer at the port of Julok village in Kuta Binje, Indonesia's Aceh Province, 20 May 2015 (photo: Reuters/Beawiharta)

Interview with Phil Robertson of Human Rights Watch

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"These are people floating around, waiting to die"

Rohingya migrant women cry on a boat drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman Sea, 14 May 2015 (photo: Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)

The Muslim Rohingya minority in Myanmar

Stateless people in search of a home

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