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Sports as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Prevention in Sri Lanka

Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka

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One Click Away?

Social networks and dating sites make long distance relationships easier. The seemingly borderless digital world is limited though, by national borders.

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A New Mindset Arising

Young Africans don't want to be seen as charity receivers any longer. They want to act themselves.

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On the Mobility of Roma

Roma are often pictured as a homogenous group, exceptionally willing to travel. Research disproves this image.

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Make Love, Not Porn

The plattform makelovenotporn.tv turns sex education into something sexy.

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Not 'Progress' But Prejudice: Development

What does "development" mean for Tribal people: for whom, by whom and to what end?

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Refugee Portraits

Sadly, refugees are often presented as an anonymous mass in the media, a burden to welfare states, a security hazard. These photos tell a different story.

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The Anti-Restaurants

It is trendy to celebrate food culture. Organized through apps or blogs, strangers meet in so called supper clubs – but sharing food has a long tradition.

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Fashion

Social and Sexy

Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?

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Leaving the Niche

VAUDE is increasingly known for its sustainable production. They started in a niche but might be the trendsetters. An interview with CEO, Antje von Dewitz.

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Interview Tudo Bom Fashion

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Interview: Fair Fashion on the Catwalk

Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!

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Are the Big Guys Always the Bad Guys

Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?

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Ethical Fashion

Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.

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Better Brands, Better Production?

Ever since the tragedy of Rana Plaza, poor working conditions have increased in visibility. But do the huge labels really keep their fair production promises?

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Education

The Pocket Doctors

Uganda’s tech industry is booming – health apps being one successful part of it, but funding is still challenging.

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“Economics Education Lacks Pluralism”

Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”

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Skills and Education for Bali’s Youth

Thinking about Bali, a tropical holiday island comes in mind. But the touristic paradise is not paradisical for its inhabitants at all.

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Talking Pictures

In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.

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Only for Geeks

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Girls Not Brides

Millions of girls are being married off even before they complete school. They won't ever be able to live prosperous lives.

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Kenyan Soap Opera Takes a Teaching Role in UK Classrooms

A novel way in which popular media is used in enhancing education

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The Knowledge of 7.4 Billion

What role can science play in progressive change? Uwe Schneidewind argues for a new knowledge production model.

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Sport

Closing the Gap With Sport

Supporting youngsters through sport programmes has become a part of South Africa's policies.

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Protesting the Games, Protesting Globalisation

Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012

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Interview: “Riding Quickly Down a Ramp Is a Taste of Freedom”

Skateistan was the very first to introduce skateboarding as a sport in Afghanistan.

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Boards That Mean the World

What does skating have to do with art?

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Sports as a Tool for Conflict Transformation and Prevention in Sri Lanka

Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka

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Interview: "A message of Freedom"

Women' soccer in Palestine: Despite the checkpoints and the war, palestinian soccer players pass a message of freedom.

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Interview: Basketball for Development

About education, training and promoting the rights of the handicapped in Cameroon.

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Interview: The Magic Pill?

Sri Lanka: Why is sport so important for people with disabilities?

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Art & Design

My Big Indian Wedding

Centuries of history, Indian gods and transgender pilgrims: The annual Koothandavar Festival in South India is tolerant, colourful and, at times, violent.

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Magic Can Happen

Some say music can change the world. Hip-hop music definitely does, according to Ben Herson.

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Dancing for Bollywood: Anything Goes

Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.

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Art as a Weapon

Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.

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Is Anyone Listening?

Despite the massacres, silence is no longer possible in Syria.

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A Soundtrack for Latin America

The genre cumbia is not as well-known around the world as salsa or reggaeton. Yet it is considered the more authentic music.

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Fight for Rio’s Streets

In Brazil Graffiti is a weapon of the poor and disinherited. Artists are reclaiming the streets, using their fame to build and educate their communities.

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Living the Dream

Haven't you too dreamt of becoming a rock star when you were a child? Sometimes this dream comes true...

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