In the villages of Anatolia, men rule the roost. The farmer Ümmiye Kocak had had enough and wrote a theater play that gives women a voice. And she set an example for many Turkish women to follow.
In her book, Humphrey Bogart encounters Arabesque, the Arabic style of music created in Turkey. Emine Sevgi Özdamar is a wanderer between worlds, and her book is an autobiographical fairy tale.
Berlin's first literature festival with and by African writers, "Writing in Migration" explores these authors' trans-cultural experiences. Ahead of the event, DW spoke to three authors taking part in its program.
A new book "Usensurert" (Uncensored) by Norwegian journalist Birgitte C. Huitfeldt presents a look behind the veil of what it means to be a woman in the Muslim world. Jan Tomes talked to her about their concerns.
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