Topic: Sexism and violence against women

Haura from Basra (front left) and Samarkand from Baghdad (rear right) in the writing workshop in Basra (photo: Inka Thunecke/DW)

Women′s writing workshop in Basra, Iraq

Writing to survive

Algerian author and journalist Kamel Daoud (photo: AFP/Getty Images/B. Langlois)

The Algerian writer Kamel Daoud

Who is the Arab man?

Racist banner that refutes Germany’s culture of welcome

New Year′s Eve and Islam in Germany

A gift from the gods

Khola Maryam Hubsch (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Cologne: New Year's Eve mob

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Thinly veiled racism

Protestors demonstrate against violence towards women on Cologne cathedral square (photo: DW/N. Martin)

New Year′s Eve assaults on women

The Cologne outcry

Sarah Judith Hofmann (photo: Deutsche Welle)

Sexual assaults at Cologne′s main station

#KoelnHbf – An attack on my freedom

Pro-women's rights demonstration in Aden (photo: DW/N. Alyousefi)

Violence against women

Young Arab men fight for women′s rights

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"

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

Interview with Nawal El Saadawi

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

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

Dr. Elham Manea (photo: private copyright)

Women in Saudi Arabia

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Caught in a System of Gender Apartheid

Clipping from Karim El-Gawhary's book (photo: publisher)

"Women's Power in Arabic"

Long-overdue Confrontations

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