Around one billion people, nearly one in seven of the world's population, have some kind of disability. In many countries, disabled people still find it difficult to get jobs and an education.
The Oscar-winning director has just released "When Hitler Stole the Pink Rabbit," based on the novel by Judith Kerr. She told DW about the challenges of turning the autobiographical Nazi Germany escape story into a film.
Germany's high court has accelerated the enfranchisement of tens of thousands of adults with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to vote next month in the EU parliamentary election.
Almost 10% of Germany's university students are foreign, with most coming from China and India. But are they well integrated? Financial shortfalls and a xenophobic far-right are just some challenges universities face.
Thousands of Germans cannot vote because of a disability that requires them to have a legal guardian. On the International Day of Disabled People, Germany's disability commissioner says the law has to change.
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