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Gender justice

What keeps girls out of school

In Uganda, many obstacles prevent young women from getting a proper education, even though the country is running programmes to address this issue

German policy

BMZ makes bold statement of intent

The new Africa strategy of Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Daily Life

Motherhood in Burundi

A working mother of five reports how she organises childcare despite expensive day-care in Burundi


The fate of mothers with disabled children

In families with disabled children in Malawi, women bear the main burden – moreover, they are often abandoned by their husbands and communities


Good education for everyone

Though poor education affects society as a whole, many governments do not prioritise the sector appropriately


Mexico wants to prevent teenage pregnancies

What young Latin Americans must learn about sex and reproductive health

More on Topic


Systemic failure

Health is a global public good and must figure among the post-2015 development goals.

Planned parenthood

Indispensable issue

Women all over the world must be empowered to decide how many children they want

Food security

Less hunger, but more health hazards

Hunger has decreased in the Asia-Pacific region, but there are new concerns about food security

Chronic suffering

Poor diabetics

The fates of two diabetics in Malawi

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