At the Technical State Museum in Wismar, 12-year-olds are giving their contemporaries tours of the exhibitions. They get extra schooling, and demonstrate their new expertise on parents and friends.
Inspired by the Fairy Tale Days festival taking place in Berlin, DW columnist Gero Schliess ponders life and politics in the German capital. Is it all just a land of make-believe?
The International Labor Organization has urged a stepped up effort to eradicate child labor within eight years. Half of the world's 28 largest companies have been accused of using cobalt metal that was mined by children.
The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), the first ever museum of modern African art, has opened to much fanfare in Cape Town, South Africa. Art lovers are over the moon – but there has also been controversy.
Cartoonist and children's book author Jean-Jacques Sempé created his own world far from the traumas of childhood for his protagonist "Nicholas." The master is now 85.
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