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Children Living on Railway Stations

© Murali Krishnan

Deepa (who only has one name) is sitting desolate in the corner of the busy Thane railway station in Mumbai. She looks exhausted, weary and frightened after a long train journey that lasted 8 hours …

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18.01.2019 | 15:00

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Catch them young: Indian writers tell tales of land rights for kids

A picture book for children which highlights the issue of land rights of farmers and indigenous people in India.

Deadly disputes over land and indigenous rights are not obvious themes for children’s books, but Indian writers are using real-life conflicts to help the next generation understand their impact on communities across the country.

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03.01.2019 | 13:15

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Clutching two small children, a Honduran mother flees tear gas

In the shot, taken on Sunday, you can see Honduran mother Maria Meza grabbing the thin arms of her two 5-year-old twin daughters Cheili and Saira as they frantically run from a tear gas canister spewing fumes.

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05.12.2018 | 13:33

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This house protects babies who are almost aborted

Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH. 

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02.12.2018 | 15:29

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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.

Date

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.

Date

26.06.2018 | 13:11

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