Research in the Himalayas
To find a flurry of snowflakes in a winter wonderland, you sometimes have to travel far. DW traveled to Montreal in Canada, to the forests of Karelia in Russia, and to the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Winter can be tough in all three places.
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially run and finish the Boston Marathon. Women had previously been banned from taking part. After crossing the finish line, Switzer vowed to fight for equality. This is her inspiring story.
Terror organizations in Uganda and Nigeria regularly abduct children – who are trained as fighters or used as sex slaves. The children who manage to escape are severely traumatized and sometimes not welcomed back by their communities.
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