March 8 is International Women's Day. DW commemorates it by looking into gender issues around the world.
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The film festival's top prize has gone to the veteran Japanese filmmaker for his family drama. Despite rumors of crisis at the festival, media have called it the "premier destination for daring, provocative" cinema.
On this week’s show: Scores of Palestinians have been killed and injured on the Gaza border, but how do Israelis feel about the mounting tensions? Business owners give reformed gang members in El Salvador the chance to start over. And the transgender community in Chile fights for a new law on gender identity.
Since 2006, Indonesian singer Kartika Jahja and her band, Tika and the Dissidents, have been drawing attention to issues often side-lined in Indonesia - from workers' rights to sexual diversity and womens's bodies. She's become one of her country's most influential women and she's using it to push against a growing tide of conservativism.
Oscar winning film "A Fantastic Woman" turned the spotlight on Chile's transgender population. But it's tough to be transgender in the conservative Catholic country. There, the trans community is fighting for a new gender identity law. For people like Daniel Gomez it's all about who they are.
Drowning is the world's third largest leading cause of preventable death in children — after malnutrition and diarrhea. Malini Mehra has set out to change that. The Indian civil society activist in climate change and an adviser to the head of the UN office of Disaster Risk Reduction founded the "Teach a Girl to Swim" campaign last year.