March 8 is International Women's Day. DW commemorates it by looking into gender issues around the world.
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Women and men marched together in Iraq in protest of powerful Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who had decried gender mixing at anti-government sit-ins. He also used the US city of Chicago as an example of immorality.
As expanding locust swarms threaten the food security of millions of people in East Africa, we talk to a UN expert about what needs to be done to avert a famine. We'll also visit Zimbabwe, where years of drought and a collapsing economy have left half the population facing hunger, and find out why women and girls often bear the brunt of food crises.
Zimbabwe's population is suffering through a severe food shortage caused by years of drought and poor harvests. Lucy Beck from the NGO Care International explains why the crisis is taking a particularly heavy toll on women and girls.
February 6 marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). According to the UN, at least 200 million women around the world have experienced the practice — most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Reporter Loveday Wright explains what FGM involves, and how activists are working to stop it.