Topic: sexism and violence against women

Howeida was only 15 when she became a summer bride for the first time. She has since been married 7 more times, each time for just a few days (photo: Flemming Weiss-Andersen)

Sex tourism in Egypt

A bride for the summer

The Medica Afghanistan team (source: medicamondiale.org)

Medica Afghanistan

Fighting sexual violence

Refugees in the Moroccan province of Nador gaze down on the Spanish exclave Melilla (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Moroccan migration expert Hicham Aroud

″Cologne 2015 was a watershed″

Egyptian feminist Azza Soliman (photo: private)

Azza Soliman, an Egyptian feminist at risk

"What has Azza done?"

Participant in the My Stealthy Freedom Internet campaign in Tehran (source: My Stealthy Freedom)

Women's rights in Iran

Freedom by stealth – and its public impact

Make-up session shown on Morocco's Channel 2M (source: YouTube)

Moroccan state TV shows women how to hide domestic violence

Wedding in Amman (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/dpaweb)

Marital traditions in the Islamic world

Marriage first, love later?

Nadia Murad (photo: picture-alliance/abacapress)

Profile: Nadia Murad

One woman's fight against Islamic State

Muslim women waiting to vote in India, 10.04.2014

Islamic divorce law in India

Trouncing triple talaq

Film poster advertising Afia Nathaniel′s "Dukhtar" (photo: Dukhtarfilm.com)

Pakistani film ″Dukhtar″

Arthouse with a conscience

Laila Soliman′s documentary piece ″Zig Zig″ (photo: Christian Altdorfer/Ruud Gielens)

Arab theatre at the Zurich Theaterspektakel

Between coma and protest

Mohim: the myth-busting menstruation app

“Angry Indian Goddesses” still (source: YouTube)

″Angry Indian Goddesses″

Fighting back

Pakistan police escort Maliq Ishaq, leader of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi to the High Court in Lahore (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Str)

Pakistan and sectarianism

The enemy within

Marriage in Indonesia

Act of bravery

Lina Khalifeh from the Jordanian ″Shefighter″ martial arts initiative (photo: Claudia Mende)

Protecting women from violence in Jordan

For a self-determined life

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