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World in Progress

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"World in Progress" takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies and individuals committed to making a difference.

"World in Progress" takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies and individuals committed to making a difference.
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Bonn, Germany

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DW Germany

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"World in Progress" takes a fresh look at development issues around the globe. Projects, policies and individuals committed to making a difference.

Twitter:

@dw_english

Language:

English

Contact:

Deutsche Welle D-53110 Bonn Germany +49.228-429.0


Episodes

World in Progress: Education is key

5/16/2018
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This week on World in Progress: How teaching kids how to swim can prevent the silent killer of drowning. A former prison inmate now helps other inmates in Kenya to get an education. A children's dream park in Japan tries to help kids who couldn't cope with school. And: the importance of reading in South Africa and French lessons at Quran schools in Senegal.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: To the rescue!

5/9/2018
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This week, we'll talk about culture: In India, a group of people have come together to compile a dictionary which they say helps preserve the language of Gondi. We hear how a ballet dancer in Peru is helping kids turn away from gang violence. And: Stories about Morocco's dying movie theaters and animated films made in Burkina Faso.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

5/2/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

4/25/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stolen childhood

4/18/2018
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This week on the show: We'll hear about children who were uprooted from their homes in Reunion and shipped off to France. Children in Zimbabwe working on tobacco fields are getting sick from nicotine poisoning. And: A sex abuse scandal shakes up Argentina's soccer clubs.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: 20 years after the Peace agreement in Northern Ireland

4/11/2018
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The Good Friday agreement ended three decades of violence between Catholics and Protestants in 1998. Since then, Northern Ireland's economy has picked up and tourists have returned, but divisions can still be felt today and the peace process continues. This report takes you on a roadtrip along the Northern Irish coast to get a feeling for what life is like 20 year after the end of the conflict.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

4/4/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:54

World in Progress: Seeking inner peace in times of turmoil

4/4/2018
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Sharia Law and tourism in Aceh, Indonesia -- Tolerance and Christian theology in Morocco -- More young Copts in Egypt are interested in monastic life -- Daoism is seeing a revival in China's Zhongnan mountains

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Mental health issues

3/28/2018
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On this week's show: Find out why it's so hard to get adequate treatment for mental health patients in Togo, where the mentally sick are often beaten and chained for weeks or months, and how Bhutan, the country that wants to increase its official policy of "Gross National Happiness" is dealing with an increase in depression in society.

Duration:00:29:54

World in Progress: Where do we go from here?

3/21/2018
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This week on the show: People from Central America are leaving their home countries to escape poverty and dangerous gang violence. They are hoping to make it to the US, but most get stuck in Mexico and are then deported. We'll hear from migrants and their dangerous journeys. And: How a lack of data is hampering development.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

3/14/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Raised voices

3/7/2018
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On this week's show, we'll find out why millions of women are statistically "missing" from India's population, and meet a schoolgirl caught up in Tanzania's crackdown on teen pregnancy. Plus, the hijab-wearing rockers from Indonesia who are tackling serious topics with heavy metal music.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

3/1/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:16:07

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

3/1/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:16:07

World in Progress: The Widows of Budhpura

2/28/2018
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Topics: While the former president is on trial for bribery, critics say South Korea's Anti Graft Law is going too far --- The widows of Budphura, Rajasthan have lost their own health and many of their husbands to the stone industry. Now they demand compensations.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Deadly conflicts, imprisoned reporters & sex scandals

2/21/2018
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This week, we'll take a look at a deadly conflict over resources in Nigeria that's pitted farmers against herdsmen. We'll talk about press freedom with Reuters' Myanmar Bureau Chief — his two reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been in prison for over two months now. And: How a sex scandal is turning the aid sector upside down.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Forgotten crises

2/14/2018
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This week, we'll take a look at the conflict in the Central African Republic — one of the world's forgotten crises. We'll also hear from strong women in Honduras who fight against the deadly machismo culture in the country.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

2/7/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world

2/1/2018
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World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.

Duration:00:29:55

World in Progress: Turning over a new leaf

1/24/2018
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This week, we'll take a look at people falling through the cracks. For instance underage refugees in France who are living on the streets. We'll also hear from a strong woman in Afghanistan who's trying to help drug addicts in Kabul. And Israel plans to expel thousands of African refugees.

Duration:00:29:55

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