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The Untouchables – India

For centuries, millions of so-called "untouchables" have faced prejudice and exclusion from Indian society.

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Honour Killings: Turkey

In Turkey, the government is taking steps to stop a violent tradition of killing women to protect "family honour".

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AK-47’s into Guitars

Artist in Colombia is making guitars out of one of the world's most common weapons: the AK-47.

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Nepal: Striving For A Healthy Future

Nepal - It's home to some of the most beautiful scenery on earth. But millions of Nepalese don't have enough to eat and many children are desperately malnourished. But efforts are underway to change all that ... and i...

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A Day in the Life of Afghan Deminers

21st Century Episode 128 Anti-personnel mines are designed to kill and maim and that’s exactly what they continue to do in Afghanistan. We spend a day with a deminer – risking his own life to keep others safe. Produ...

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New Life, New Ambition: Germany’s Refugees and Migrants

More than a million people have fled to Germany in the last two years, from countries like Syria and Afghanistan. Despite the loss and trauma, most are determined to build a better future. 21st Century Episode 128 P...

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United States: Tackling Climate Change Close to Home (Passive House)

One of the biggest causes of climate change may surprise you: emissions from buildings. In the United States many believe that changing houses can help heal the planet. 21st Century: Episode #131 Producer, Videographe...

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Surviving Terrorism: Victims’ Voices from Norway

Terrorist attacks draw headlines around the world – but what happens to the survivors once the media has moved on? On 9 November, the United Nations will screen “Surviving Terrorism: Victims’ Voices from Norway,” ...

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Morocco: Women Sowing Seeds – Protecting Against Drought

Morocco’s rural areas have been hit by droughts in recent years – but women farmers are sowing the seeds for a better future. 21st Century: Episode # 131 Produced for UN Women and the French Embassy In Morocco Writte...

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The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where Does The World Stand?

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where does the World stand? The latest facts and figures on global progress towards ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat - and the work that still needs to be done. Here’s a short explaine...

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Young Women in South Africa – At Greater Risk of HIV/AIDS

Young women in South Africa are becoming infected with HIV at more than twice the rate of young men. We meet the young activist who is determined to use her own experience of living with HIV to change that trend. A R...

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A Survivor’s Journey for Justice: Eric Sawyer, AIDS Activist

He is one of the longest-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. After losing loved ones to AIDS, he joined the front lines of a movement that later changed the world’s response to HIV/AIDS. This is the story of Eric Sawyer and h...