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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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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...

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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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Argentina: Empowering the Blind and Visually Impaired

Pablo Lecuona, a blind activist in Argentina, is on a journey to help his government implement the Marrakesh Treaty to enable more blind and visually impaired people to access a greater number of books and other print...

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CHINA: ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES INSPIRE

This inspiring dance troupe from China is moving audiences worldwide. Their impressive performances convey a message of inclusion and empowerment for individuals with disabilities - and all people seeking hope. 21st ...

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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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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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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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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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Projecting Strength, Providing Protection: One UN Policewoman’s Story

A female Cameroonian peacekeeper helps young women in the Central African Republic know their rights and protect their bodies. Standing up for girls who may be vulnerable to exploitation, this UN policewoman shows an ...

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Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea

They are called mermaids: the Haenyeo women divers of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. Carrying on a centuries-old tradition, these remarkable women use no modern equipment while serving as guardians of the sea. ...

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Seeking justice for victims of sexual violence in Iraq and Syria

We go behind the scenes of the investigations into the sexual violence committed during recent conflicts in Syria and Iraq. From finding victims to collecting evidence and building a case, the film presents the chall...