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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Cema Tork


last contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer 2019 as an intern, sponsored by the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX), a programme that invites 75 young Americans to work in Germany and 75 young Germans to do so in the USA.

All articles of Cema Tork

Gender equality

Use the gender lens

UNESCO assessment of gender bias in education


Ending the taboo

Award-winning Netflix documentary helps to break the stigma around menstruation

Summer Special

Fashion exhibition stirs controversy

Controversial exhibition on Muslim fashion in Frankfurt

Development finance

Principles traded for efficiency

A new study finds that the AIIB may undermine multilateral bank standards, and that Europe’s members can save them

Digital technology

Choosing the right approach

Germany’s Protestant development agencies weigh pros and cons of digital technology


Overrated model

Recent admissions scandal reveals inequalities and corruption in US American education


Agriculture at risk

FAO sees food security at risk because of biodiversity loss

Humanitarian crises

What the global public is missing

Care International and Germanwatch warn of growing climate risks


A peaceful and welcoming country

The way Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, responded to the terror attack in Christchurch sets an international example

African development

Continent of growth

Politicians and investors discuss development plans for Africa

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