Topic: Gender

Activists attend a silent protest march against a recent rape case in Calcutta, India, 15 June 2013. Photo: EPA/Piyal Adhikary

India's rape problem

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New rape laws must be implemented

Joumana Haddad (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Interview with Joumana Haddad

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"I don't believe in female solidarity"

Women protesting outside the parliament in Rabat on 17 March 2012 after the suicide of Amina Filali (photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Women's rights in Morocco

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Gender equality on paper only

Hélène Cixous (photo: AFP)

Interview with the philosopher Hélène Cixous

"I don't regret attending the school that is Algeria"

Zahra Ali (photo: private)

Book review: Zahra Ali's "Islamic Feminisms"

Female emancipation based on the spirit of Sharia

Palestinian women protesting in Ramallah (photo: Mohanad Adam)

Women's shadow councils in Palestine

Strengthening women's voices

The Egyptian writer and feminist Nawal El Saadawi (photo: Arian Fariborz)

Interview with Nawal El Saadawi

"They don't want any really courageous people!"

Women in Kabul (photo: DW/H. Sirat)

Abortion in Afghanistan

Trying to break a major societal taboo

Postcards advertising the Berlin "Heroes" project in front of a cardboard box marked "Arabic" (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The "Heroes" project in Berlin

Combating repression

KAFA demonstration on International Women's Day on 8 March in Beirut (photo: Juliane Metzker)

Domestic violence against women in Lebanon

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Protection, yes, but not enough

A girl holds up a poster of Amina al-Filali, victim of rape and forced marriage in Morocco (photo: Naqi Tbel)

Women in Morocco

Rape victims no longer forced to marry their aggressors

Abdullah Hamidaddin wearing his daughter's abaya (photo: Abdullah Hamidaddin)

The hijab

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Power and the headscarf

Pastor Rola Sleiman in her church in Tripoli (photo: DW/A. Williams)

Lebanon's first female pastor

"The fact that I am a woman was never a problem"

Dr. Elham Manea (photo: private copyright)

Women in Saudi Arabia

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Caught in a System of Gender Apartheid

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