In the western German city of Aachen singer Birgitta Schork-Möller is teaching babies songs and rhymes. The exercises are intended to improve toddlers' listening and speaking abilities.
It's an old and painful practice. But even today, young girls in Cameroon have their breasts bound or beaten with stones. A women's rights group is fighting back against the tradition through education in schools.
Whether migrants to Germany are able to find a job seems to depend heavily on what age they arrived here. The OECD reports that past a certain age, child migrants will be much more likely to fall behind.
German Youth Minister Franziska Giffey has renewed her party's call for Germany to enact a law on teaching democracy to avert radicalization. She was the first federal minister to visit Chemnitz after last week's unrest.
The coalition government has hammered out new laws that prioritize education, age, and financial security. The laws are based on the Canadian model.
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