Women who work are still a minority in Jordan, where they're expected to assume the traditional roles of housekeeping and raising a family. Aid projects are now helping to bring more women into the working world.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas witnessed the suffering of refugees up close on his trip to Jordan. He's vowed to offer more help, but, DW's Michaela Küfner reports, Berlin has wider strategic interests to maintain.
First Nations women have met with European banks to push for fossil fuel divestment as the United Nations releases a model for banks to account for climate change. Grassroots action is helping the movement gain momentum.
The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced the seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest and most prestigious award for grassroots environmental activists. Six were women.
Off to Abdullah's kingdom: Germany's Bundeswehr is set to participate in the fight against terror from Jordan instead of Turkey. The country is neither a NATO member, nor a democracy by Western standards.
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