This week, we look at how and why a German comedian caused a diplomatic uproar with a poem about the Turkish president and meet a Canadian mother who had to confront at PKK commander.
Up to 140,000 people die from snakebites worldwide every year, another 400,000 are severely disabled. Most are poor people living in rural areas. But there are ways to reduce the risk. DW Reporter Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt traveled to E-Swatini in Southern Africa, to find out whether snakebite prevention and treatment efforts in the small kingdom might be an example for other countries.
In the past year, millions across the world have protested for better opportunities and against perceived inequalities in their societies and economic systems. Development goes way beyond average incomes or a country's GDP, as the annual Human Development Report argues. The director of the report, Pedro Conceição (UNDP), explains why it's so vital to tackle inequalities.
Topics: Human Development Report director Pedro Conceição (UNDP) explains why development goes beyond economic growth and why tackling inequalties is so vital ++ A snake-bite prevention program that saves lives in E-Swatini could help people across the world.
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