Happy Days for Women in Zimbabwe

Monica Mutsvangwa shares a joke with a fellow MP (Photo: UKinZimbabwe)

Women MPs in the 8th Parliament of Zimbabwe and members of civil society gathered on September 4th 2013 to honor female candidates who participated in the 2013 elections. The meeting was convened by the Women in Politics Support Unit (WiPSU) Continue reading

Long lost son – Disappearances in Nepal

Missing people in Nepal

“Nawaranga” is a guesthouse with a beautiful face and a broken heart. Purna Man Shrestha smiles and invites you to look around the small art gallery and book exchange. He has owned this backpackers favorite in Dhulikhel (Nepal) for the Continue reading

Save the Wall! – East Side Gallery endangered

Protesters at the East Side Gallery on March 17th 2013

The East Side Gallery is one of the few and longest lasting original sections of the Berlin Wall. It is also considered to be the largest open-air art gallery in the world, and used to be 1300 meters long, but it Continue reading

Merry Christmas… – The Taboo of Elder Abuse

Old Woman in Oporto

For many elderly people throughout Europe this won’t be a merry Christmas. In Portugal, according to data from hospitals of the Oporto Metropolitan Area, 101 elderly people were abandoned in 2012. This figure was collected by three hospitals only. Just Continue reading

Where are you going?! (2)

Part 2 “We are staying” The refugees are being persistent in their fight. They have been in Berlin for a month already. A hunger strike at the Brandenburg Gate led to a session in the Bundestag, Germany’s parliament, in which Continue reading