Topic: Sexism and violence against women

Symbolic image of womenʹs rights in Sudan (photo: Eythar Gubara/Goethe.de)

Womenʹs rights in Sudan

Motivated by hope

Actress Almila Bagriacik in "A Regular Woman", a film about honour-killing victim Hatun Surucu (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/NFP/M. Bothor)

Remembering victim Hatun Surucu

"A Regular Woman" – the story of an honour killing

Hundreds hit the streets of Beirut on 24 June 2018 to protest the kafala system, which strips migrant workers of their rights and binds them to their employers (photo: Antoine Abou-Diwan)

Human rights in Lebanon

Kafala and its ʹcommoditiesʹ

Artist Nil Yalter in "Walls"; acrylic on offset print, Vietorstrasse, Cologne-Kalk. Exhibition "Exile Is a Hard Job". Museum Ludwig 9 March - 2 June 2019 (photo: Nil Yalter/H. Krause)

Interview with Turkish-French artist Nil Yalter

"Female immigrants are doubly imprisoned"

A family group in Baku stadium (photo: UNFPA in Azerbaijan)

Azerbaijanʹs struggle to promote the value of girls

Imams against sex-selective abortion

Egyptian artist Soad Abdelrasoul at her exhibition opening in Cairo's Mashrabiya Gallery (photo: Jacob Wirtschafter)

Portrait of the Egyptian artist Soad Abdelrasoul

Creating her own universe

Nawal El Saadawi (photo: picture-alliance/AFP/Nagmani)

Interview with Egyptian activist Nawal El Saadawi

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"We are a hundred years behind"

Screenshot from Jafar Panahiʹs "Three Faces" (distributed by Memento Films)

Jafar Panahiʹs "Three Faces"

An anti-feminist manifesto

Algerian film-maker Drifa Mezenner (source: Fcebook; Drifa Mezenner)

Algerian film-maker Drifa Mezenner on the generation gap

"Inshallah, if God lets us live that long"

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Marrakesh (photo: amalnonprofit.org)

Women's self-help project "Amal" in Morocco

The single mothers of Marrakesh

Egyptian young people demonstrating in Cairo (photo: dpa)

Egyptʹs generation gap

Not following in their parentsʹ footsteps!

Former ifa CrossCulture Programme participant Svetlana campaigns against bride abduction in Kyrgyzstan (photo: private)

Fighting forced marriage in Kyrgyzstan

Bride abduction is not cool

Iraqi American author Dunya Mikhail (source: New Directions)

Non-fiction: Dunya Mikhailʹs "The Beekeeper"

Rescuing the stolen women

Islam scholar Tariq Ramadan (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Accusations against Tariq Ramadan

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Yet to be proven

Symbolic image against rape in India (photo: Getty Images)

Rape in India and Pakistan

Endemic misogyny

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