In India, women have limited access to investor and credit networks. Entrepreneur Sucharita Eashwar is looking to change that, by helping them to set up on their own.
A study conducted by experts from India and Harvard University reveals that Indian women suffer gender bias while accessing health care. Gender stereotypes also prevent women from voicing their health problems.
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.
The practice, which can only be implemented by men, has already been made illegal in more than 20 Muslim countries. India has followed suit after lawmakers voted 99 to 84 in favor of the new law.
Climate action plan: German companies react - Spanish farmers in Murcia are devastated by massive floods
Germany is only responsible for around 2% of the world's carbon emissions. And there's a quick and easy way to reduce that even further, as DW's Felix Steiner argues in this polemic.
A Russian court has sentenced six Jehovah's Witnesses to jail for belonging to an "extremist organization" in the western city of Satatov. Since 2017 the movement founded in the USA has been outlawed in Russia.
As millions of people took to the streets worldwide to demand action on climate change, the German government approved a raft of new measures. But they fell way short of requirements, writes DW's Martin Muno.
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