Topic: Sexism and violence against women

Muslim student during the "European Studies" gala fundraiser held at Germany's Federal Foreign Office in Berlin (photo: picture alliance / Andreas Keuchel)

The image of Muslim women

“We refuse to be hijab-wearing princesses”

"The Grass is Green, the Sky is Blue and She is Black", photography, 2017 (© Parastou Forouhar)

Interview with Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

"Opposition to the religious patriarchal system is female"

Symbolic image: femicide in Turkey (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Pimentel)

Turkey's femicide problem

"It was suicide!" – a state-sanctioned cover-up?

Ayse Gerner (photo: private)

Muslim marriage, Muslim divorce – and the wider family

"Problems are often dealt with collectively"

Film poster: "As I want" by Samaher al-Qadi (dsitributed by Prophecy Films)

Berlinale 2021: Samaher al-Qadi's "As I want"

“We’re meant to be ashamed of the way we laugh”

Moroccan novelist Meryem Alaoui (photo: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Merymen Alaoui's "Straight from the Horse’s Mouth"

A fiercely enjoyable feminist fairytale

Televangelist Adnan Oktar (C) and other suspects are brought to the Haseki Training and Research Hospital May 29 Additional Service Building in order to send to court in Istanbul, Turkey on July 18, 2018. The number of arrests in connection with a controversial televangelist rose to 179 as police in Turkey searched for those with suspected links to his cult-like organisation (photo: Isa Terli / Anadolu Agency)

Turkey

Sect leader Adnan Oktar – 1,000 years for sex crimes

Pakistani bride accompanied by her friends, 12 February 2019, Pakistan (photo: Gul1122; source: commons.wikimedia.org: Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0))

Teenage pregnancies in Pakistan

What sex education is really about

Still from Aminatou Echard's "Jamilia" (source: en.unifrance.org)

Aminatou Echard's "Jamilia" documentary

Recording the struggle for women's rights in Kyrgyzstan

Still of main character Hoda taken from Farah Shaer's short film "Shakwa" (photo: Farah Shaer)

Gender inequality in the Middle East

Gritty Lebanese film challenges marital rape impunity in Arab world

Hagar Yahia, a Yemeni woman, shows the amount of flour she uses to make a loaf of bread, 15 February 2018, Abyan, Yemen. (photo: © Nariman El-Mofty/AP; CC BY 2.0 via flickr.com)

Women's rights in Yemen

Making the most of the space available

Collage of images from the "Time to speak up" campaign (source: Instagram)

Sexual violence in Egypt

Battling against a culture of silence

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