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Small hands, big profits: Syrian child labour in Turkey

Hard work instead of study: in Turkey there are thousands of Syrian refugee children who arenʹt going to school. Many of them work 12-hour days, even though child labour is banned. A visit to a tailorʹs workshop in Istanbul.

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08.09.2018 | 11:25

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Bangladesh child laborers: Victims of poverty, apathy and neglect:

In Bangladesh around 4.5 million children are working under hazardous conditions. Some 1.7 million of them live and work in the capital, Dhaka. DW correspondent Mustafiz Mamun has captured their every day lives on film.

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03.09.2018 | 12:54

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Sailing for the sake of Mother Earth

Captain Hettie Geenen in action on board the Rainbow Warrior. – @Greenpeace

“The longer I am sailing around the world, from Greenland to Brazil, from the Marshall Islands to India, the more I see what we do with Mother Earth, and the more I feel the need to keep on working for Greenpeace, for the environment.” – Captain Hettie Geenen.

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26.06.2018 | 13:11

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Is it possible to stop child marriage?

 A girl attends a mass prayer during Eid al-Adha festival in Kalitengah village, on the slopes of volcano Mount Merapi, Yogyakarta October 26, 2012. © Reuters

A girl attends a mass prayer during Eid al-Adha festival in Kalitengah village, on the slopes of volcano Mount Merapi, Yogyakarta October 26, 2012. © Reuters

Child marriage is still legal in Indonesia. It sounds provocative and cannot be denied. That it is legal can be seen clearly when the Constitutional Court declined suit against child marriage filed by women and children rights activist in June 2015.

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19.08.2016 | 13:50

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Veronica Colondam: Hope for Jakarta’s youth

© picture-alliance/dpa/C. Oelrich

© picture-alliance/dpa/C. Oelrich

More than half of all Indonesians are under the age of 30, but very few can afford a good education. Social entrepreneur Veronica Colondam wants to change that. Her organization, YCAB, provides affordable schooling for the poor. See here!

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05.01.2016 | 8:58

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