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Pandemic forcing girls in south-east Asia and Pacific out of school and into marriage – study

Female children are seen as an economic burden, and tough times are setting back progress by a generation, gender equality charity says Plan International said …

PEACE

2021/06/15

The bookseller of Kinshasa: A lone fight to help DR Congo’s bookworms

In the aircraft hold, Alpha Ramazani has stowed a precious cargo. In Europe, its contents may seem banal. But in the chaotic, rundown capital of the Democratic …

PEACE

2021/05/06

Berlin Beer Hall Transforms Into Homeless Facility for the Holidays — Complete With Special Christmas Meals

Prost to Berlin’s largest beer hall for showing the true meaning of holiday cheer during the pandemic. People wearing protective face masks walk past a beer pub…

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2021/04/01

Fjord focus: is Norway’s friluftsliv the answer to surviving a second lockdown?

First things first, let’s tackle the pronunciation. “It’s free-luftz-leev,” says Lasse Heimdal, repeating the word four times on the phone from a relatively bal…

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2021/01/28

What’s up doc? Donkey therapy eases Spain medics’ stress

Walking into a dusty paddock, a young nurse is quickly surrounded by a group of donkeys gently nudging her for attention as she strokes their soft noses and fee…

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2020/12/08

Childhood packed in a rucksack: young refugees at risk in the Balkans

A group of boys sit on a sunny patch of grass in a park in downtown Belgrade, but they are not here for a picnic. They are “unaccompanied minors” &#…

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2020/11/26

Hollywood artist tutors Arabic-speaking kids during pandemic

It was during a phone conversation with her sister back in Qatar that the idea clicked for Hollywood animation artist Reem Ali Adeeb. Like other regions across …

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2020/11/20

Bolivian teacher on a bike brings school to pupils

Armed only with his bicycle and a whiteboard, Bolivian teacher Wilfredo Negrete treks across rugged country terrain three times a week to give classes to childr…

PEOPLE

2020/08/31

‘Cleaner and greener’: Covid-19 prompts world’s cities to free public space of cars

The mayor of Athens has said he will “liberate” public space from cars. His counterpart in Paris says it is out of the question for the city to return to pre-co…

PEOPLE

2020/08/17