In Nepal, it's a centuries-old tradition. Little girls are chosen to be Kumari, living goddesses, worshipped by Bhuddists and Hindus alike. So what's it like for a normal child to have her world turned upside-down?
Though not a traditionally religious city, Berlin is home to many faces of different faiths. But how much do nonbelievers know about the beliefs practiced around them? Tamsin Walker went soul searching.
The new law calls for jail terms for violators who banish women from the home during menstruation. But questions remain about enforcement in a country where the practice continues despite being outlawed a decade ago.
Following her trip to the US, DW's Fanny Facsar headed to India to find out what's driving nationalism in one of Asia's most populous countries. She discovered that religion there can run deeper than democratic values.
The Dalai Lama has appealed for future generations to show more compassion and resist materialism. In a speech before Europe's human rights authority, he also urged the EU to pressure China on its Tibet policy.
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