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20.11.2018

Digital India through a Gender Lens / Anita Gurumurthy ; Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Hrsg.)

This research paper seeks to analyse Digital India from a gender perspective, evaluating its implications for women’s empowerment and gender equality.

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Online article
15.11.2018

Bangladesh army arrives in Rohingya refugee camps as repatriations loom

Presence of army, police and paramilitary is latest sign that repatriations to Myanmar may not be voluntary
Online article
16.10.2018

"I would like to be involved, but I just don't have time"

Nepal’s new 2015 constitution guarantees full and equal rights for women, giving them formal equality with men. Yet in practice this status remains barely imaginable to most Nepalese women. This article considers the extent to which the provisions...
Online article
12.9.2018

India Should Accept Disaster Assistance | by Shashi Tharoor

India is a proud country that prefers to rely on its own resources. But when its resources are nowhere near sufficient to meet the needs of its people – who are suffering in the wake of devastating floods in the state of Kerala – it is irresponsible...

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Web documentary
20.10.2014

Balloons of Bhutan

In Bhutan ist das Glück der Menschen eine Staatsangelegenheit – Der Erfolg des Landes wird nicht durch das Bruttosozialprodukt sondern das Brutto-Glücks-Produkt gemessen. Deshalb dreht sich hier auch alles um die Zufriedenheit der Menschen:...
Video
12.6.2014

Ausbeutung von Mädchen in der indischen Tabakindustrie

In Andra Pradesh, Indien, arbeiten unzählige Mädchen für die Tabakindustrie, um sich und ihre Familien über Wasser zu halten. Tag für Tag rollen sie mit ihren Geschwistern und Müttern 1'000 Beedis, typische indische Zigaretten und verdienen dafür...
Video
14.1.2013

Poop on Poverty

Every winter Pushkar in India holds a seven-day religious festival and the world's biggest camel fair. With around 25,000 camels in town, you can expect a lot of camel droppings. And these droppings provide an opportunity – a chance for poor...

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Electronic document
20.11.2018

Digital India through a Gender Lens / Anita Gurumurthy ; Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Hrsg.)

This research paper seeks to analyse Digital India from a gender perspective, evaluating its implications for women’s empowerment and gender equality.
Book
8.11.2018

S'adapter au changement climatique : analyse critique des nouvelles politiques de gestion de l'environnement : cas spécifiques de l'agriculture en Inde et du tourisme hivernal en Suisse / Johann Dupuis

Depuis le début des années 2000, l’insuffisance des efforts politiques pour réduire drastiquement les émissions globales de gaz à effet de serre a conduit au renforcement d’un discours sur la nécessité de s’adapter au changement climatique. Particulièrement dans les régions vulnérables aux effets...
Article
2.10.2018

Verkehrswende jetzt! : wie sie global gerecht gelingen kann / Beate Schurath... [et al.]

Klimawandel, Dieselskandal und Automanager im Gefängnis: Das Auto, einst das Statussymbol der Deutschen schlechthin, ist in der Krise. Und das ist gut so. Denn dies erleichtert die dringend nötige Abkehr vom motorisierten Individualverkehr, ohne die eine nachhaltige Verkehrswende nicht möglich ist...

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Article as analysis
5.4.2018

Saving for those back home

Migrants' remittances hit a new record in 2014. Some USD 600 billion were transferred to home countries worldwide. Yet the data situation is unclear and the discussion on development benefits complex.
Political article
12.1.2018

An impoverished Bangladesh forges ahead

This cash-strapped country, already being severely impacted by climate change, does not plan to wait for overdue climate payments from the North. Interview with Saleemul Huq, Climate and Development Researcher.
Political article
12.1.2018

«Profit should not be an end in itself»

The 3rd Session of an Inter-Governmental Working Group convened in October in Geneva, chaired by Guillaume Long. It is charged with elaborating an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and human rights. An interview.

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