Music has the power to change lives. In Mexico, the Filarmonia Vallesana orchestra gives underprivileged kids an opportunity to learn an instrument, gain self-confidence - and ultimately turn their lives around.
Entrepreneur Ida Tin wants to break taboos around menstruation. She developed the app 'Clue' that helps women track their menstrual cycles and better understand their bodies.
A women's recycling initiative in Gambia; why so many women in Maharashtra are having hysterectomies, and an orchestra in Mexico helping underprivileged kids turn their lives around.
Fed up with Gambia's mounting waste problem, Isatou Ceesay set up an initiative called 'One Plastic Bag'. It promotes recycling and provides women with additional income.
A high number of female sugarcane cutters in Maharashtra have undergone hysterectomies. Working while they're menstruating is challenging, due to unhygienic conditions and also because of social taboos. But if they miss work, their pay is docked.
Dancing, lipsyncing, and creative challenges – welcome to TikTok. In 2019, hardly any other social media app was downloaded as often. How does TikTok earn money, and how does China play in?
Advertisement videos pop up in your feed, and TikTokers place products in their videos. There are plenty of ways to integrate advertisements into the TikTok app. Even challenges might be inspired by a marketing campaign.
Whether with friends or on your own: TikTokers strut their talent and battle each other in challenges. Well-made content and well-placed hashtags can even make previously unknown creatives go viral overnight.
Animals in X-ray films: scientists in Jena get under animals' skins to film their moving skeletons. The dream of fusion: will this technology soon be a feasible source of energy? And: can the laws that hold our world together be overruled? Breaking the laws of physics.
This week's viewer question comes from Nini Johanna B.
Check-in presenters Nicole Frölich and Lukas Stege invite you to explore Munich, Regensburg and Passau with them. All three Bavarian cities have a rich cultural heritage.
Global markets plunge over coronavirus fears - Diversifying from fishing to coffee in Uganda - Pandemic bonds sell off at crucial point in time
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Global markets plunge over coronavirus fears - New law aims to plug skilled labor gap in Germany - Diversifying from fishing to coffee in Uganda
It's been the worst market week on Wall Street since the financial crisis. And on Friday it reached an even newer low. Fear of the Corona Virus, or Covid-19 led to panic selling around the world.
Tensions flare between Russia and Turkey after Syrian airstrikes kill dozens of Turkish troops in Syria. And Nigeria reports the first case of coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa.
The Indian capital is struggling to return to normal after days of religious violence that have left at least 38 people dead. The rioting was touched off amidst protests over a controversial citizenship law. Authorities say no fresh incidents have been reported but Muslim residents are still scared.
One of Paris's busiest railway stations was evacuated after protesters started a fire outside. Police said the fire was under control. The blaze is believed to have been started by opponents of a Congolese singer, in protest at his concert taking place nearby.
Friday prayers in the Indian capital New Delhi have taken place under heavy security after a week of deadly violence. At least 38 people have died in clashes. The religious riots were sparked by a new citizenship law that is widely viewed as anti-Muslim.
The World Health Organisation says there is now a "very high" risk of the coronavirus spreading globally. It warned that many countries don't have measure in place to contain the virus, calling the increase in cases and countries affected worrying.
The Kenyan NGO "Food for Education" is working to improve educational outcomes for poor school children, with a pilot cashless feeding program. The program, called "Tap 2 Eat", provides inexpensive and healthy meals for children who may otherwise go hungry.
On this edition hosted by Robin Merrill: our critic's picks from the 70th Berlin International Film Festival; a new documentary reveals Nazi architect Albert Speer's Hollywood ambitions; a Japanese film explores a girl's grief after the 2011 tsunami.
Global markets plunge over coronavirus fears - Nigeria braces as coronavirus arrives in Lagos - Pandemic bonds sell off at crucial point in time
Coronavirus is in Sub-Saharan Africa with a first confirmed case in Nigeria +++ Sudanese mothers search tirelessly for their sons and daughters who disappeared while protesting in the 2019 revolution +++ The Food for Education NGO harnessing technology to make it easier to pay for school lunch in Kenya.
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