People in a cafe © gettyimages, Bloomberg

Life

People

Interview: "I Try to Break the Taboos"

Female politican Shukira Barakzai talks about enduring traditions, misguided policies and bomb attacks.

» more

A New Mindset Arising

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

» more

On the Mobility of Roma

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

» more

Editorial

» more

Retired, but Not Tired

Though mobility is often associated with young people, there are plenty of examples of seniors still working abroad. Their expertise is desperately needed.

» more

Where Are the Sexual Rights?

Sexuality remains a field of conflict in many countries. LGBTI activists hoped for a promising new development agenda. So far, they remain disappointed.

» more

Tell me About Your Life

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.

» more

The Influence of Afghan Media on the Lives of Afghan Women

Media for women in Afghanistan today is like a small candle in a dark circle

» more

Fashion

Ethical Fashion

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

» more

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?

» more

Social and Sexy

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

» more

Are the Big Guys Always the Bad Guys

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

» more

Interview: Fair Fashion on the Catwalk

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

» more

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.

» more

Interview Tudo Bom Fashion

» more

Education

The Knowledge of 7.4 Billion

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

» more

Open Transfer of Knowledge

---

» more

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.

» more

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.

» more

Kenyan Soap Opera Takes a Teaching Role in UK Classrooms

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

» more

The Pocket Doctors

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

» more

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.

» more

Interview: The Past Is Not Forgotten – Nim Alae

Interview with Nim Alae, Musician and Protagonist of the Film "La Isla"

» more

Sport

Interview: "The Games Alone Are Not Enough"

Is Sport political?

» more

Protesting the Games, Protesting Globalisation

Campaigns for Sustainable Sourcing And Responsible Employment at London 2012

» more

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.

» more

Interview: "They Simply Won't Shift"

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

» more

The Best Athletes Can Become Cultural Icons

How the best Athletes can become cultural Icons

» more

The Point of Sport

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

» more

Playing Football to Beat the Epidemic

AIDS is still a taboo topic in Ukraine - football is a way to overcome it.

» more

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

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

» more

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.

» more

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.

» more

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.

» more

"Sustainability Does Not Cost More"

Sustainability is a key concept of the Post-2015 Agenda. Australian designer Leyla Acaroglu provides a fun and refreshing approach on how to implement it.

» more

The Dystopian Turn

Can we hope for a better world? Many American writers envision the upcoming world, but their novels are full of skepticism and fears.

» more

Art as a Weapon

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

» more

Juba Youth

Five shortfilms from a newborn country: South Sudan.

» more

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.

» more