Slapped in her face by a stranger because she was wearing shorts - Melisa decided to fight back through social media using #MelisaSağlamYalnızDeğildir.
Over the past three months, all of the children born in a region in northern India were boys, a survey found, raising suspicions of rampant female feticide. Patriarchal mindset and technology are to blame, say experts.
Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW.
A report has revealed new allegations of sexual torture, rape and forced nudity across 30 Syrian detention centers, at home raids and government checkpoints. But justice for survivors is proving a long road.
The pioneer filmmaker was behind many groundbreaking achievements even before the beginning of the 20th century. As the Silent Film Festival in Bonn pays tribute to her works, here's more on her largely forgotten legacy.
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