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Whether they are campaigning for free press in Zimbabwe, helping provide clean water in India, or offering free music lessons to underprivileged kids in the UK, young people all over the world are making a difference. Deutsche Welle's weekly podcast series Generation Change shares their stories.

Whether they are campaigning for free press in Zimbabwe, helping provide clean water in India, or offering free music lessons to underprivileged kids in the UK, young people all over the world are making a difference. Deutsche Welle's weekly podcast series Generation Change shares their stories.
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Whether they are campaigning for free press in Zimbabwe, helping provide clean water in India, or offering free music lessons to underprivileged kids in the UK, young people all over the world are making a difference. Deutsche Welle's weekly podcast series Generation Change shares their stories.

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Pulse: Youth and Lifestyle

10/10/2017
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On this week's Pulse we’ll look at some of the consequences of online hacking in Uganda, what the youth in Liberia hope for in the country's presidential elections and a summit in London is scheduled to address the issue of menstruation particularly in low income families in the UK.

Duration: 00:19:56


Pulse: Period campaigner in London

10/10/2017
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"Period poverty" not only affects girls and women in developing countries but also those in the UK. It is when a woman doesn't have enough money to afford adequate sanitary protection for her monthly period. Campaigners in the UK are gearing up for a period summit on the 14th October where they aim to push the issue in to the open. One of those campaigners is a 17 year old schoolgirl from London.

Duration: 00:06:22


Pulse: Youth standing in the gap

10/6/2017
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In Pulse this week, a team of volunteers in Ghana have embarked on a reading clinic encouraging children to read aloud. The young members of the Rohingya community in Pakistan are a ticking time bomb waiting to explode as their people face trouble in Myanmar and a look at what’s being going on on the social media front.

Duration: 00:19:54


Pulse: Youth standing in the gap

10/4/2017
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In Pulse this week, a team of volunteers in Ghana have embarked on a reading clinic encouraging children to read aloud. The young members of the Rohingya community in Pakistan are a ticking time bomb waiting to explode as their people face trouble in Myanmar and a look at what’s being going on on the social media front.

Duration: 00:19:56


Pulse: Reading aloud in Ghana

10/4/2017
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This year to mark "Founders Day" on September 21st a team of volunteers embarked on a reading clinic and book drive event in Tamale, Ghana. The League of Young Female Leaders gathered a group of volunteers who read aloud to children, and got them discussing books, literature and education. Reading aloud to children improves their sense of imagination and helps them learn to read for themselves.

Duration: 00:06:07


Pulse: Mentorship and change

9/26/2017
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In this week's Pulse, Mentorship clubs are being formed in schools, in rural Ghana, to help young girls boost their confidence. A closer look at microchip implants in Sweden and DW's Wanjiku Mwaura tells us about her trip to eastern Germany and her impressions of the mood in the country prior to the elections.

Duration: 00:19:56


Pulse: Mentorship in schools in rural Ghana

9/26/2017
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Many young girls living in rural communities in Ghana appear to have low confidence in themselves. In academia for instance, educationists say lack of self-esteem amongst girls has affected their performance. To break this cycle, Portia Derry and Angela Seidu are mentoring younger girls in schools by forming mentorship clubs which seek to advance the status of girls from low income communities.

Duration: 00:06:07


Pulse:Sydney Film Festival 2017

9/19/2017
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The touring arm of the Sydney Film Festival has just concluded the screening of nine films that showcase the best of Australian and international movies in some selected 19 regions. This year, the films screened include the multi Award-winning movie Ali’s Wedding, described as a Muslim Romantic Comedy, as well a documentary of the late pop star Whitney Houston titled “Why can I be me”.

Duration: 00:04:48


Pulse: HIV cases on the rise in Chile especially among the young people

9/19/2017
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As HIV cases continue to reduce in most parts of the world, in Chile the infection rate has increased especially among the young people. According to the government figures, there are about 65,000 people living with HIV in the country, with 41,000 already diagnosed with the virus

Duration: 00:05:29


Pulse:Risks of being a young female blogger and activist in DRC

9/19/2017
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Today on Pulse, we focus on Chile which is battling with high HIV cases especially among the young people, we get to hear from Passy Mubalama on risks and challenges of being a young female blogger and activist in DRC, also you will get to know about the ongoing Sydney Film Festival all that plus some music great from Davido, Eddy Kenzo, Jason Derulo, and much more with your host Jane Nyingi.

Duration: 00:19:57


Pulse: Child marriage, war and Brexit

9/12/2017
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Pulse this week takes us to Ghana where one out five girls is married off before she reaches 18, we hear from an Oxford University student what young people make of Brexit and can rock 'n' roll ease the tension in the Korean Peninsula? These stories plus some good music to spice things up.

Duration: 00:19:56


Pulse: Hope in the midst of misery

9/5/2017
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This week on Pulse; The Sierra Leonean community in London pays tribute to the mudslide victims of Freetown. In Kenya, political rivals Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta differ on the repeat of presidential election, and does poverty have a color? We head to South Africa to find out.

Duration: 00:19:57


Pulse: The hustle and bustle of life

8/29/2017
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In this week's edition of Pulse we take a look at African pop artists who are going abroad to make their music videos, the hard life of beach hawkers on the mediterranean islands, and we’ll get to hear from a Ugandan journalist who fled his country 8 years ago.

Duration: 00:19:57


Ugandan journalist in exile

8/29/2017
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Moses Okile Ebokorait is a journalist who fled his home country 8 years ago. It was after he published a paper on a land deal scandal, that the Ugandan military raided his office. He was lucky to be out of the office at the time of the raid, but Ebokorait saw that Uganda was no longer safe for him. He managed to leave for Germany where he has since been living.

Duration: 00:04:50


African artists making music videos abroad

8/29/2017
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In today's world, image is everything. This has led to a major transformation in the African music industry with the artists not only investing heavily in top quality audio but also videos. Although some of them travel as far the US to shoot their videos the most preferred destinations of many are South Africa and Dubai.

Duration: 00:06:02


Go with your gut: Healthy food craze hits Cape Town, South Africa

8/23/2017
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There’s almost no corner you can turn in South Africa's most famous city, Cape Town, without bumping into beautiful people with toned bodies. Our reporter, Kerstin Welter, met a passionate entrepreneur, who not only owes his life to fermented foods but dedicated it to spreading the knowledge as far as he can. In a, let’s say, very 'sexy' way.

Duration: 00:06:50


India: Girls in one of the world’s biggest slums code and build smartphone apps

8/23/2017
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In India, relatively few women work in the sciences or engineering. And there certainly aren’t many who have grown up in the slums who get into those fields. But, one man in Mumbai is trying to change that.

Duration: 00:07:16


Pulse: Follow your gut, you never know where it might take you

8/22/2017
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This week on Pulse, we follow our gut in South Africa and get cravings for fermented foods. Girls in one of the world’s biggest slums are coding and building smartphone apps. We meet a German rapper who’s just returned from Africa, plus lots, lots more with host Jessie Wingard.

Duration: 00:19:56


Pulse: Will the next Albert Einstein come from Africa?

8/16/2017
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This week on the show, could Africa be harboring the next Albert Einstein? Lesbians in Pakistan are being silenced, often with tragic results. And, did Kenya's youth vote swing the election? All that and more coming up on this jam-packed edition of Pulse with host Jessie Wingard.

Duration: 00:19:56


Pulse:Pain of children born of rape in Rwanda

8/8/2017
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This week on Pulse, we hear the stories of women who were raped during the 1994 genocide. The show doesn't stop there, in South Africa dreadlock thieves are on the loose. And on our trending topics, we focus on how social media has got more young people engaged in politics. All that and more with host Jane Nyingi.

Duration: 00:19:57

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