The girl band, Yegna, has been dubbed Ethiopia's answer to the Spice Girls. Engaged in the fight for women's rights, the young musicians are not afraid to sing out for equality.
More and more young people are getting university degrees. However, the OECD's "Education at a Glance" study reveals that when it comes to careers in the sciences, gender equality is still a long way away.
According to the UN, climate change further exacerbates existing gender inequalities. DW talks to Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson, a climate resilience expert at the United Nations University.
Germany's Rhineland is Europe's carnival capital, where carnival is climaxing in the days ahead. A very unusual and fledging carnival group consisting of a rather motley crew of UN workers founded their carnival group the UN Funken last month to promote the UN's 17 sustainable development goals to be achieved by 2030 - from ending poverty to climate protection and gender equality.
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