State of Labor Quiz: Are Temporary Jobs the New Norm?

State of Labor Quiz Are Temporary Jobs the New Norm?

Are young people having a difficult time on the labor market? Which countries are best at providing maternity leave? And how does Germany fare in international comparisons? Take our quiz and find out. more...

Bolivia: The Proud Child Laborers

Bolivia The Proud Child Laborers

In the land of child labor: Even as the world is seeking to eliminate child labor, Bolivia has passed a law enabling the practice -- with the support of many of the children who work. Expedition BeyondTomorrow went to Bolivia for a closer look. A Multimedia Story from Bolivia by David Böcking (Text) and Yvette Paz-Soldan (Photos/Videos) more...


Global Education Quiz: How Do We Ensure Education for All?

Global Education Quiz How Do We Ensure Education for All?

The international community has set the goal of sending every child in the world to school by 2030. Is that really likely to happen? Find out in our interactive quiz. more...

Fact-Check: Five Myths about Advancement in Germany

Fact-Check Five Myths about Advancement in Germany

Children of immigrants fare worse in school? You have to go to college if you want to earn a lot of money? There are plenty of myths surrounding social advancement in Germany -- and many of them are out of step with reality. more...


Born without Arms and Legs: 'I'm Glad I Don't Need Any Shoes'

Born without Arms and Legs 'I'm Glad I Don't Need Any Shoes'

Janis McDavid, 25, was born with no arms and legs. But he still goes to university, drives a car and travels the world. Today he is embarking on his career. How, though, does he do it? By Heike Klovert and Maria Feck (Video and Photos) more... Video | Comment ]

Actress Dayan Kodua: 'I Got Into Fights Pretty Often'

Actress Dayan Kodua 'I Got Into Fights Pretty Often'

Originally from Ghana, Dayan Kodua was the first black Miss Schleswig-Holstein and has become a successful actress in Germany. But she still finds herself frequently confronted by stereotypes. How does she fight back? By Silke Fokken and Maria Feck (Video and Photos) more... Video ]


Shattering the Glass Ceiling: A Woman Who Showed What's Possible

Shattering the Glass Ceiling A Woman Who Showed What's Possible

Lore Marie Peschel-Gutzeit is one of Germany's best known female lawyers. At 84, she still works six days a week. She managed to break through just about every glass ceiling there was in law and politics on her way to the top. But at what cost? By Heike Klovert and Maria Feck (Video and Photos) more... Video | Comment ]

Taxi Driver: Finding Happiness in a Time of Need

Taxi Driver Finding Happiness in a Time of Need

After a long illness, Christian Brüggmann, 56, sent out 150 applications in an attempt to return to his previous career in banking. He received 150 rejections. "Then I'll just drive a cab," he told himself -- and started down the road to happiness. By Heike Klovert and Maria Feck (Video and Photos) more... Video | Comment ]


Bullied by Teachers: 'You're Too Dumb for Math'

Bullied by Teachers 'You're Too Dumb for Math'

As a schoolchild, Barbara Sengelhoff was often insulted and maltreated by her teachers and frequently cried on her way to school. Later, she became a teacher herself. It was a good decision. By Armin Himmelrath and Maria Feck (Video and Photos) more... Video | Comment ]