• Zwei Frauen laufen am Strand Pierre-Ives Babelon/stock.adobe.com
    Voices of and for women
    Women journalists in Iraq speak candidly about what life is like for women in the country.
  • Interamerikanischer Gerichtshof für Menschenrechte
    A driving force behind ‘green’ case law
    We visit the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Human Rights Institute in San José, where human rights, nature and the environment are viewed in a new light.
  • Omar Alkadamani
    Learning progress
    Omar Alkadamani fled to Germany from Syria as a child. He knows exactly how important the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality education’ is – for him personally and for every country that strives for a better future.
  • Aida Al Khattab
    Revisiting strong women in Jordan
    Five years ago, akzente interviewed women elected to Jordan’s regional councils. Now we’re back in Jordan to visit them again.
  • David Miliband in conversation with Congolese wom © Olivia Acland/IRC
    ‘Internally displaced people are less visible but also in need’
    David Miliband talks about humanitarian hotspots, the global refugee situation and why internally displaced people tend to be overlooked.
  • Suzan Aref
    Prioritising peace
    Suzan Aref has dedicated her life to protecting and supporting women in Iraq. We turn the spotlight on her life and work.
  • Renata Giannini
    ‘Promoting gender rights across continents’
    The German Federal Foreign Office has introduced a new feminist foreign policy. Renata Giannini from the Unidas Women’s Network explains how it could influence German-Latin American relations.
  • Fair, smart and current
    Fair, smart and current
    All over the world, women face disadvantages. Feminist development policy aims to address the causes of this inequality.