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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.


26 Pieces

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Canada marks its 150th birthday with a party this week, but many indigenous people are not in the mood to celebrate / Travel to the Colombian jungl...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo find it difficult to be accepted in Canada, a country that's been praised for its open-door policy /...

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  • Added: Jun 23, 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: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Jewish settlers and Arab refugees 50 years after the six day war of 1967 / US budget cuts to UN's development efforts / Moroccan textile industry b...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Bright prospects: How a new city constructed on the Red Sea could serve as a model for Saudi Arabia's future without oil / An unusual school provid...

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  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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We go to the world's first refugee camp that's powered by solar energy - and build by refugee! / We also hear how Beirut's LGBT community is doing...

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  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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We hear from people who've overcome all sorts of struggles in their lives: We meet a woman in Australia who was taken from her Aboriginal family de...

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  • Added: May 17, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Getting power to the poor / Hard times for journalists in Syria / Cooperatives help feed Venezuela's people / Why teachers in Argentina are protest...

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  • Added: May 10, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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Teaching coding to young women in Chile / Palestinian musician takes on gender roles / Transgender school in India / Arts project encouraging dialo...

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  • Added: May 03, 2017
  • Length: 30:00
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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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