Piplantri in Rajasthan is covered in thick forest. That’s because 13 years ago, the head of the village launched an initiative to honor the memory of his late daughter: locals plant 111 trees every time a girl is born.
An Indian couple has called newborn twins "Corona" and "Covid" amid the country's lockdown. The names were meant as a reminder of the hardships of the delivery but also had a positive connotation, they said.
Spain has recorded more deaths than any country except Italy, with global fatalities surpassing 20,000. The German parliament has approved a multi-billion euro coronavirus aid package. Follow DW for the latest.
Women are still the exception rather than the rule in the corridors of political power. Outside the parliamentary arena, however, women's power and visibility continue to grow, writes DW's Anja Brockmann.
A number of rape cases in India in the past few months have put a spotlight on the issue of gender-based attacks in the country. Experts say deep-seated patriarchy has created a "second-class" status for women in India.
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