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Merkel is down, but not out

merkel strackAt her press conference as CDU chairperson after the elections in Berlin, Merkel came across as unusually self-critical, but also decisive. This is sign enough that she wants another term, writes DW’s Christoph Strack.

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22.09.2016 | 9:35

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Meet the Black Mambas

mamba1Would-be rhino killers in South Africa have a new force to contend with: the continent’s first all-female anti-poaching unit.

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30.08.2016 | 9:50

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Judges, politics and the burkini

burkiniThe burkini ban has caused quite a stir in France. Now the country’s highest administrative court has suspended the ban on burkinis for the time being. It is a good decision, writes DW’s Martin Muno.

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30.08.2016 | 9:03

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Shrouded under a veil of shame – sexual harassment at work

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There was a time sexual harassment at work was an issue shrouded under a veil of shame. Women who were at the receiving end of unwanted sexual attention either from peers or superiors did not report it for fear of ridicule. In case they raised a voice against it, their employment could be terminated. Sexual harassment at work is one of the leading causes of attrition for women at work.

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07.06.2016 | 10:50

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Former Boko Haram captives face stigma, rejection in Nigeria

Chibok1There was huge relief after one of the missing Chibok girls was found. She is one of the many captives who have been set free from Boko Haram. But those freed face a tough time of re-integrating back into society.

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30.05.2016 | 12:31

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