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‘We need nature, but nature doesn’t need us’

Belgium-based singer Lala Njava’s native Madagascar is facing a barrage of environmental problems threatening its unique biodiversity. She tells DW why she’s made it her mission to alert people to the dangers.

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19.11.2018 | 13:58

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‘I am enough for myself,’ says Irha Parishei, a transgender woman

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Irha Parishei is a transgender woman who is currently pursuing an engineering degree at NUST University. She has taken it upon herself to challenge the many ugly stereotypes about the transgender community. She works with Pakistan’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) to raise awareness and has met various politicians. She shared some of her experiences and the challenges she faces in an interview with DW.

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22.08.2018 | 13:50

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The woman who rescues tigers

Only about 400 Sumatra tigers can be found in the world today. Land opening and hunting are the main causes of their threatened extinction. A brave woman is one of their rescuers. She chose to be the tiger’s best friend.

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09.07.2018 | 13:39

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Maiti Nepal – Giving Hopes and Dreams for Many Girls

0,,18719545_403,00 Sita’s face beams with happiness as she dances (picture). After enduring severe hardship, a group of Nepali girls are now on a tour performing traditional dance across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. DW takes a look at how the Maiti organization offers them aid and shelter.

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26.09.2015 | 13:06

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Women suffered most when disaster occurs

A migrant carries a child in a makeshift camp at a collection point in the village of Roszke, Hungary, September 7, 2015. @ Reuters/Marko Djurica

A refugee woman carries a child in a makeshift camp at a collection point in the village of Roszke, Hungary, September 7, 2015. @ Reuters/Marko Djurica

Social, economic and political changes affect women enormously. But a disaster is the worst of all.

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18.09.2015 | 19:20

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