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Elections

Mexico’s first female president

The result of Mexico’s recent election was historical for several reasons

Cholera outbreak

Women-led businesses suffer most

Business people fear that the recent cholera outbreak in Zambia, coming only around two years after the Covid-19 pandemic, will financially stress local businesses, especially those run by women.

Queer people

Defending the progress made

Much has been achieved for queer people in Germany in recent decades. At the same time, they are still a target for physical and psychological abuse.

Gender rights

Pakistan’s politically assertive women

Against the backdrop of the global #MeToo movement, a new wave of feminist politics swelled up in Pakistan

Natural disasters

Consequences of cyclone Freddy

Malawi is particularly hard hit by the climate crisis. One year after tropical storm Freddy, the devastation is still catastrophic, and the lingering effects of the storm are robbing girls and women in particular of their future.

Pakistan’s elections

Tangible action needed in Pakistan

After disputed elections in Pakistan, a new coalition has taken office. It faces huge challenges, especially regarding the stabilisation of the economy and better disaster preparedness.

D+C/E+Z

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What purposes our Digital Monthly serves, and how it differs from the print issue

Peacebuilding

Women in Cameroon fight for participation in the peace process

While women pay a disproportionately heavy price in armed conflicts every day, they are still largely excluded from official peacebuilding processes

Sexualised violence

In war as in peace

Awareness of sexualised violence in conflicts is mostly focused on its strategic aspects. However, it is also vital to address systemic discrimination and violence against women in peacetime

D+C/E+Z

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