A growing number of women are riding motorbikes. But the biker scene is still very male-dominated. Irene Kotnik founded Petrolettes, Europe's first female motorcycle event, to help women bikers get connected and to create a community.
Wearing a helmet does not infringe on Sikhs' freedom of worship, a top German court has ruled. It argued that the measure protects the motorcyclist as well as other drivers and must therefore be enforced.
A 26-year-old woman was recently murdered by her mother and brothers in a small Pakistani town because she married against their wishes. DW examines her story and looks at brutal "honor killings" in the Islamic country.
Campaigners think German firms should be accountable for the human rights abuses committed along their supply chains. Some businesses say it's too difficult to police, but others would welcome a "level playing field."
After a bitter legal fight, the Netherlands has put a limited burqa ban into force. DW takes a look at European countries that have had similar restrictions in place for years.
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