1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages

On this week's show: Keeping safe as a woman in Cairo, Germany's most famous Guantanamo Bay inmate and Europeans chase down Facebook for privacy breaches. We also take a closer look at a range of stories on gender issues, from Australia, Pakistan, Sweden and the UK.

Produced by André Leslie, Kate Laycock, Nancy Isenson and Thomas Schmidt

Topics

A female perspective on Egypt

Salma Hegab is a blogger and journalism student from Egypt. Due to a rise in sexual assaults and lawlessness on the streets of Cairo, her family has requested she stay at home over the last few weeks. Still, she's been doing all she can to support the recent campaign to oust Mohammed Morsi.

Interview: André Leslie & Kate Laycock

Selma Hegab is a 22-year-old blogger and activist based in Cairo.

Audios and videos on the topic

Germany's most famous Guantanamo inmate

For five years, Murat Kurnaz was Germany's sole Guantanamo Bay inmate. Kurnaz was admitted to the facility in 2002 and says he was subjected to torture such as electric shock and simulated drowning, known as water-boarding. Now, a film has been made about his ordeal.

Report by: Diana Fong

Audios and videos on the topic

Standing up to Facebook

Max Schrems' "Europe versus Facebook" says the use of personal data by Facebook and other US internet firms breaches European privacy law. DW spoke to him about the PRISM data collection affair.

Interview: André Leslie

Audios and videos on the topic

Analyzing Julia Gillard's legacy

Julia Gillard's departure from the post of Australian prime minister has been marred by controversy. She was accused of backstabbing inside her political party and not delivering on promises, but throughout her three years at the helm, she also suffered sexist taunts and prejudices. We spoke to feminist Eva Cox about Julia Gillard's legacy.

Interview: André Leslie & Kate Laycock

Eva Cox has been a sociologist, writer and political commentator in Australia for over 40 years.

Audios and videos on the topic

Cameroon's domestic workers speak out

For fifteen years, Felicité Mbida has worked in degrading conditions for very little money. Now, she and others like her are asking the government to pass laws to protect domestic workers in Cameroon.

Report: Ngala Killian Chimtom, presented by Emma Wallis

Audios and videos on the topic

Pakistan's third gender gets recognition

It's estimated that there are between 100,000 to 300,000 transgendered people, or hijras, living in Pakistan - many of them excluded from the conventional job market and forced into prostitution, begging, or - vastly preferable - dancing.

Report: Malik Ayub Sumbal, presented by Andreas Illmer

Audios and videos on the topic

Swedish transsexuals sue the government

Aleksa Lundberg is one of 142 people seeking compensation - and an official apology - for the government's policy of sterilizing transsexuals between 1972 and 2012.

Interview: André Leslie & Kate Laycock

Audios and videos on the topic

"Biphobia" still commonplace in the UK

While homosexuality is increasingly accepted in more and more countries, bisexuality often gets overlooked - with some people even suggesting it doesn't even exist.

Report: Ashley Byrne

Audios and videos on the topic

Audios and videos on the topic