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Coastal communities

Sustainable sponges

In Zanzibar, women have taken up the cultivation of climate-resilient sponges in the Indian Ocean

Burundi

A hot lunch at school

Burundi tries to fight the worst hunger and keep youngsters in school by providing school meals

Kenya

Homosexuals are still discriminated against in Kenya

Kenya’s LGBTQ community has scored several significant victories in the courts, further cementing the legal grounds for the protection of queers

Mediterranean migration route

Alleviating the suffering on Lesbos

Thousands of refugees continue to live on the Greek island in unacceptable conditions. They receive support by civil-society organisations

Eco-techniques

Cooking without harming health and the environment

A Mexican civil-society organisation provides households and schools with smoke-free and wood-saving stoves, protecting the health of users and the woods

Local health experts

Engagement for healthy babies and mothers

A health advisor from Senegal explains what advice she gives to young mothers on how to properly feed and care for their babies

Development financing

Wrong priorities in Germany’s federal budget

The German government is planning to cut funding for development cooperation and humanitarian aid – an alarming signal

Inclusion

People with disabilities allowed to drive in Ghana

In Ghana, persons with disabilities will be issued with a driver’s licence upon passing training and testing prescribed by the authorities

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Silence is not golden

Survivors from all parties to the conflict are gathering today at sites of the Bosnian War. Together, they want to send a message of justice and reconciliation in a country that is still torn apart

Abuse of power

Fighting corruption on an international level

Corruption undermines democracies and supports autocracies. Although progress has been made in the fight against corruption, much more needs to be done

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