Small investment groups called chamas are a big phenomenon in Kenya. People join to purchase land, start a business, or even to buy their Friday night beers.
China's youth have different desires and attitudes than their parents. Are they reshaping their society?
Social networks and dating sites make long distance relationships easier. The seemingly borderless digital world is limited though, by national borders.
The inequality of Malaysia’s multi-ethnic inhabitants leads to the “1Malaysia” campaign. But what actually happened to this ambitious concept?
Young Africans don't want to be seen as charity receivers any longer. They want to act themselves.
Though mobility is often associated with young people, there are plenty of examples of seniors still working abroad. Their expertise is desperately needed.
DDD’s 19th issue explores how people around the world share hopes for love, peace, health, money and joy.
Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka
Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.
Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!
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?
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.
Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?
Very few economists anticipated the financial crisis. A new approach is needed, argues Ingrid Rieser who filmed the movement “rethinking economics”
In areas with high numbers of illiterate information and education is shared via pictures.
Nana Oforiatta Ayim creates films as a form of research in action. It is her quest to uncover alternative history about and within Africa.
Tho Ha Vinh, Program Director of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Center, explains why happiness is a more important indicator than economic growth.
Mobile technologies are increasingly playing a decisive role in learning and education
Our global society is a history of injustices. How can we take responsibility for the past?
Children learn the art of parkour in the Gaza Strip to help them overcome the trauma caused by war and boost their self-esteem.
Millions of girls are being married off even before they complete school. They won't ever be able to live prosperous lives.
Skateistan was the very first to introduce skateboarding as a sport in Afghanistan.
What does skating have to do with art?
In Cambodia, Khmer girls are supposed to be gentle and obedient. A young woman in shorts is tackling this ideal with her prowess on the football pitch.
Bollywood dance is one example of a very traditional form of dance that has arrived in our modern age.
After the world cup 2010 in Africa: a great opportunity?
Large sporting events bring the political situation of the country to the attention of the public.
Despite the massacres, silence is no longer possible in Syria.
Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.
Can we hope for a better world? Many American writers envision the upcoming world, but their novels are full of skepticism and fears.
The genre cumbia is not as well-known around the world as salsa or reggaeton. Yet it is considered the more authentic music.
Haven't you too dreamt of becoming a rock star when you were a child? Sometimes this dream comes true...
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.
Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.