Topic: Gender

Marina Golbahari stars a young women forced to pose as a boy named Osama in the feature film "Osama" (photo: Imago/Entertainment Pictures)

Book review: ″The Underground Girls of Kabul″

Boys for a time

″My Stealthy Freedom″ women’s rights campaign logo

Women′s rights in Iran

"Now it's the men's turn"

The Moroccan feminist Fatima Mernissi (photo: J. L. Cereijdo/AP)

Obituary: Fatima Mernissi

Icon of Arab feminism

The Canadian Islam scholar Ingrid Mattson (photo: YouTube)

Interview with Ingrid Mattson

″Muslim youngsters need genuine role models″

The Pink Taxi Company in Cairo (photo: DW/E. Lehmann)

Egypt′s all-female taxi service

Playing it safe

"Share Me" by Homa Arkani (source: DW)

Book review: "Always Coca-Cola" by Alexandra Chreiteh

The agony and the allure

Director Nabil Ayouch at the Cannes Film Festival (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/I. Langsdon)

Nabil Ayouch's film "Much Loved"

Sinner or saint?

Najet Adouani (photo: private)

Interview with the Tunisian poet Najet Adouani

"Nothing can stop me from spreading my wings"

Hend Nafea of Egypt, the focus of one of the cases highlighted in "The Trials of Spring" (photo: The Trials of Spring media room)

Interview with director Gini Reticker

"These women do not need to be saved, they need to be heard"

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"

Hassan al-Turabi (photo: AFP/Getty Images/A. Shazly)

Profile: Sudanese opposition politician Hassan al-Turabi

The grand tactician

Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick (photo: dw.de)

Profile: Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick

Role model for Africa's women

Adham Hafez (photo: Max Lautenschlager)

Interview with the Egyptian choreographer Adham Hafez

The disappearance of the kiss

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