A young woman at Lake Titicaca in Peru breaks with the traditions of her Uru people: by studying, becoming a teacher, and establishing a school. Other Uru women feel encouraged by her example.
Rings, investment, dental fillings — gold is always in demand. But where does it actually come from? Our reporter has been to the Andes, where workers mine the metal, in terrible conditions, at more than 5,000 meters.
The Women Political Leaders Global Forum is bringing 250 female politicians from around the world to Iceland this week to discuss gender equality in politics. The island nation is considered exemplary in this area.
How can you beat climate change with only half the world's population? Gender was among the main side-topics at the UN climate summit in Bonn. DW spoke to women who intend to be part of the solution to climate change.
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