Health education for communities in Nepal

More education on health issues is needed in Nepal, especially for women and girls. Local health centres and Female Community Health Volunteers play a crucial role


The fate of a girl from Zimbabwe

The author and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga writes about a young woman’s fight for the right to female self-determination in Zimbabwe


Experiencing feminism in Uganda

In “The First Woman”, Ugandan author Jennifer Makumbi portrays the many facets of feminism in Uganda


Living as refugee in Kenya

To expand the Kakuma refugee camp, the Kalobeyei settlement was established in Kenya, providing shelter to refugees mostly from South Sudan


Family planning is a woman’s right

Smart family-planning policies support women’s rights and empower young people

Demographic change

Slow decline of African birth rates

High fertility correlates with poverty – and compounds it

Poverty reduction

Overview education

Our overview compiles contributions on education


“We don’t need saviours – we need dialogue on equal footing”

Journalist and founder Düzen Tekkal discusses the progress Germany has made on immigration, and what still needs to be done


Influencing teachers in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s ruling party is blamed to indoctrinate teachers for its cause

Higher learning

How universities in India and Germany differ

A social scientist from Kolkata shares her experiences after completing her PhD at Bonn University

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