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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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Able to Love

Our cities and buildings are accessible for disabled people but their desire for love remains a taboo topic. Find out how this stigma can be changed.

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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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Make Love, Not Porn

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

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Remembering How They Lived

In Senegal, the influence of religious animism is declining as newer generations enter the internet. Dioula Frederic is conserving the custom in his private museum.

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An Armchair Hits the Road

Travelling with an armchair certainly presents some challenges. But it results in the very best stories.

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Up-Cycling Our Food

Initiatives around the world demonstrate in innovative and creative

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Lima’s New Cuisine

Food trends in Lima involving traditional and indigenous dishes are altering the identity of the nation.

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Fashion

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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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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Social and Sexy

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

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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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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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Ethical Fashion

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

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Education

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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“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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Role of Mass Media in Enhancing Education in Bangladesh

Education is much more than going to schools, its purpose is to create awareness among people.

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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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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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Only for Geeks

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A History of Responsibilities

Our global society is a history of injustices. How can we take responsibility for the past?

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Biodiversity and Global Learning

Biodiversity as a central field of action for sustainable development.

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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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Host Cities Come Together

After the world cup 2010 in Africa: a great opportunity?

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Interview: "The Games Alone Are Not Enough"

Is Sport political?

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Protesting the Games, Protesting Globalisation

Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012

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The Point of Sport

Sport for Development can be a great tool – if it is targeted.

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Cambodia’s Mighty Girls

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.

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Interview: "They Simply Won't Shift"

Large sporting events bring the political situation of the country to the attention of the public.

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Boards That Mean the World

What does skating have to do with art?

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Art & Design

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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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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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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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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The Brightest Colour of Syria

Despite the cruel face of the Syrian war artist Diala Brisly refuses to give up hope. With her art she paints another story.

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Juba Youth

Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.

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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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