Felix and Hans set up their re-beirut.net online platform to feature hands-on ideas for promoting the integration of migrants.
In Peru many farmers grow Coca to generate an income. After facing ruin when her crops were destroyed, Moly Checya has found a better alternative.
Initiatives around the world demonstrate in innovative and creative
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.
Where do you meet up with you friends? What do you dream of? How did you fall in love? Students from Bethlehem tell about their lives.
Seed banks are a vital insurance for smallholders’ livelihood. A journey to Santiago Yaitepec shows the need and benefits of local, agricultural self-aid.
Examining the Millenial-Generation: When does adulthood start?
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.
Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!
Ethical fashion is strutting its way across the catwalks of the world's style capitals.
Testing textile firms: mainstream retailer H&M versus niche player hessnatur - who is more sustainable?
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?
Why are we so afraid of "good" marketing, PR and communication in social business?
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.
Nana Oforiatta Ayim creates films as a form of research in action. It is her quest to uncover alternative history about and within Africa.
Millions of girls are being married off even before they complete school. They won't ever be able to live prosperous lives.
Founding and maintaining a university in sub-Saharan Africa can be quite a “juggling act” – but is vital for the continent.
A novel way in which popular media is used in enhancing education
From Kitchen Scrap to Healthy Food Farms” – the story of Maa-Bara.
Mobile technologies are increasingly playing a decisive role in learning and education
What is the advantage of an online language school?
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.
Skateistan was the very first to introduce skateboarding as a sport in Afghanistan.
Children learn the art of parkour in the Gaza Strip to help them overcome the trauma caused by war and boost their self-esteem.
Supporting youngsters through sport programmes has become a part of South Africa's policies.
Sport for Development can be a great tool – if it is targeted.
Sports as a Tool For Conflict Transformation And Prevention In Sri Lanka
Riots, pyrotechnics, racist slogans – football fans may often appear violent and nationalistic.
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.
Can we hope for a better world? Many American writers envision the upcoming world, but their novels are full of skepticism and fears.
Despite the massacres, silence is no longer possible in Syria.
The genre cumbia is not as well-known around the world as salsa or reggaeton. Yet it is considered the more authentic music.
Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.
Haven't you too dreamt of becoming a rock star when you were a child? Sometimes this dream comes true...
Despite the cruel face of the Syrian war artist Diala Brisly refuses to give up hope. With her art she paints another story.
Centuries of history, Indian gods and transgender pilgrims: The annual Koothandavar Festival in South India is tolerant, colourful and, at times, violent.