In Bonn, more than 300 adult students are trying to get their high school diplomas. Silvie Kohlhas is one of them. The office worker wants to go to university to study business psychology, so she's hitting the books after her workday.
The AIDS-Conference in Melbourne has shown that from a medical standpoint, AIDS can be eradicated in less than 50 years. But it isn't possible without protecting and educating high-risk groups, writes Fabian Schmidt.
Many German schools don't cater to foreign students. But one school in the city of Halle is trying to change that with special lessons meant to help school-age Syrian refugees learn German and continue their education.
Thousands of babies and young girls worldwide undergo genital mutilation every day. Its devastating effects can include infection, incontinence and trauma. Even in Europe, 180,000 children are at risk.
A Facebook group is helping thousands of blind school children in Bangladesh continue their education. DW honored the project known as Bangla Braille with its Best Innovation award as part of the Bobs.
© 2014 Deutsche Welle | Legal notice | Contact