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Pikala Bikes: Creating education, providing jobs and more

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Located in Marrakesh the project Pikala Bikes runs a bicycle training center for teens and young adults. There they learn how to restore, repair and maintain a wide variety of bicycles. Moreover this project offers a chance for girls and young women to develop themselves. DW spoke to Cantal Bakker, the director of Pikala Bikes.

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16.08.2017 | 19:31

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The Proudly South African Kangamama

Ashle Skaftouros is a phenomenon. After meeting the founder of Kangamama, you simply cannot forget her. She is the poster child of a beautiful African woman. Her a little crazy, a bit cheeky, but always inspiring attitude causes a shift in the atmosphere around her. At least, this is the impression I got when I first encountered her many years ago. She stood out as someone who was destined to make a difference in her world.

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29.07.2017 | 11:50

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Concubine hunter: tracking down adulterers

Twenty years ago, Zhang Yufen found out that her husband was having an affair – and divorced him. After that, Zhang became China’s first female private detective – usually tracking down wealthy men who cheat on their wives.

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26.07.2017 | 14:19

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Congolese village turns into tourist attraction

There’s no electricity and only 500 residents in the Congolese village of Makwatsha. But a longstanding painting tradition by the local women has fortuitously become a star attraction for Chinese tourists.

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18.07.2017 | 14:04

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Germany’s Women Footballers – Untold Stories

Eight-times European Champions and two-times World Champions: the fairytale of the German Women’s national team. Pioneer Anne Trabant, current international player Dzsenifer Marozsán and U17 European Champion Melissa Kössler tell us about their passion for the sport that was forbidden for women until 1970.

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18.07.2017 | 9:00

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