Inspired by her experiences as an Afghan woman in a man's world, Fereshteh moved to New York. From her apartment in Brooklyn she founded the first coding school for girls in Afghanistan.
Probing the music of Johannes Brahms together with star maestro Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, a new DW music documentary turns out to be a challenge and an adventure.
Opera veteran Placido Domingo has withdrawn from upcoming performances with the New York Metropolitan Opera in light of recent accusations of sexual harassment. Domingo indicated he will never sing there again.
Two years ago, the #MeToo tweets shocked the film industry and lead to a worldwide movement against sexual harassment. Ever since, women have been using creative hashtags in the fight for more gender equality.
Voter turnout in the presidential election is reportedly lower than expected despite the Taliban's failure to pull off large-scale attacks. DW examines the reasons behind the low participation rate and its implications.
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