Women in western industrialized nations live longer than men. Is life expectancy determined by gender? A researcher looked for answers in the archives of convents and monasteries – and discovered that monks live almost as long as nuns.
Renowned Iranian photographer and filmmaker Shirin Neshat is back with Looking for Oum Kulthum, a film tracing the life of a legendary Egyptian singer. Neshat spoke to DW ahead of its June 7 release in Germany.
She has spent her life fighting for women's equal rights, writing and publishing the magazine "Emma." A look at the life of Alice Schwarzer, Germany's best known — and most controversial — feminist, as she turns 75.
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