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World in Progress: Global Development Issues ~ from DW

Series produced by DW ~ Deutsche Welle

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World in Progress - Exploring the many facets of global development
DW's weekly international magazine, World in Progress, focuses on the developing world. World in Progress explores the issues of globalization, education, economic development, poverty alleviation, human rights and much more in a 30-minute program.

World in Progress takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies, and individuals committed to making a difference. Host Anke Rasper explores the issues of globalization, education, economic development, poverty alleviation, human rights and more. World In Progress is regularly enhanced by international co-productions made in partnership with radio stations around the world.


17 Pieces

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This week it's all about art and the struggles artists often face. We hear from musicians in India whose craft is on the brink of extinction, how b...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Pushing to end neglected tropical diseases. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a challenge the world over. They are curable, but it's been diff...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Transportation Special: How road rage galvanized cycling activism in Latin America / Braving traffic jams in Jakarta / Pushing green mobility in Ka...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Landrights in Sengal / Economic interests versus rural communities without land titles / Dangerous salvation promises in South Africa / Bagpipe ren...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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The 'Ndrangheta is one of Italy's most dangerous mafia groups. For generations, children of the mafia families have been trained from an early age ...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast have been pushed to the limits as the cocoa crisis drags on / Owners of chicken restaurants in South Korea risk losing...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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White slums in South Africa / Making births safer in Kibera, Kenya / Giant benches bring joy and tourists to Northern Italy / Presented by Anke Rasper

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Pioneering women in the IT industry / Schoolgirls in India help bust a trafficking ring / An all female orchestra in Canada / What's so special abo...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Unlock the mystery behind the UN's Sustainable Development Goals / Hear how Ukraine's internally displaced people are faring / Why cancer patients ...

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  • Added: Mar 01, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Human rights under attack across the world, says Amnesty International's new report / Turkey: Protests against more purges in the education system ...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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India's ruling party hopes to win the elections despite the demonetization crisis / Dubai World Government Summit / Standing up for the peace proce...

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  • Added: Feb 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Zanzibar's recovering addicts / Ongoing struggle of ending female genital mutilation / Mina the menstruation cup is changing girls' lives in South...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Millions of women across the world to lose access to family planning services due severe US funding cuts / Taking stock five years after the London...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Migration: Mongolian nomads turn to their country's capital for shelter after a harsh winter destroyed their livelihoods / Economic migrants in Chi...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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What's life like in Eritrea, one of the most isolated nations in the world? And how are North Korean defectors dealing with a somewhat unexpected c...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Illegal immigrants in the US fear deportation under the Trump administration / Returnees to Afghanistan face an insecure future / Can the interna...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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Bluegrass, a traditional form of American folk music is still alive in the Appalachia region, which also has a reputation as being America's poorho...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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