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Conflicts are frequent in Yemen - between the north and the south, for example, or between traditional elites and young reformers. Journalists from across Yemen learned more about resolution at a workshop in Berlin.
Discrimination, low pay and ridicule are just some of the tactics that prevent Egyptian women journalists from moving up the career ladder. Women reporters talked about the obstacles at DW Akademie workshops in Cairo.
Reporters at the TV show "Yalla Nehna" for Syrian children are receiving support in the form of training and consulting. DW Akademie's workshops for video journalists are funded by Germany's Federal Foreign Office.
A TV program for Syrian children was awarded a prize at the recent Prix Jeunesse International festival in Munich. The show was developed by DW Akademie together with the moderate Syrian opposition channel, Orient TV.