Yenia Sakhar tattoos survivors of domestic abuse free of charge. The tattoo artist integrates the women's scars into her creations. This gives the marks left by abuse a new meaning, and the women a sense of empowerment.
Lebanese mountaineer Fatima Deryan is planning to climb Mount Everest in the spring. The 26-year-old spoke to DW about her passion for the sport and the message she is aiming to spread to other Arab women.
It was women who triggered the revolution that toppled the tsar in Russia. Russia was one of the first countries to give women the right to vote. Feminism flourished briefly.
President Vladimir Putin has cultivated his image as the force that guided Russia through the fallout of the collapse of the Soviet Union. That’s left many voters with little choice in the upcoming election.
The two-term Chilean president will replace Jordan's Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, a sharp critic of Donald Trump's policies. This is not the first time Bachelet, a torture survivor, is taking a role at the world body.
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