Society

Egyptian young people demonstrating in Cairo (photo: dpa)

Egyptʹs generation gap

Not following in their parentsʹ footsteps!

Metal plaque of a souk named after Saida Manoubiya, Tunis (photo: Sami Mlouhi [CC BY-SA 4.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]; Wikimedia Commons)

Aicha 'Lella Saida' Manoubiya

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Tunisia's feminist icon

Muslims in Mecca for the hajj ascend Mount Arafat in 48° C heat on 21.08.2018 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/CIC)

The annual pilgrimage to Mecca

High summer hajj

Former ifa CrossCulture Programme participant Svetlana campaigns against bride abduction in Kyrgyzstan (photo: private)

Fighting forced marriage in Kyrgyzstan

Bride abduction is not cool

Souad Abderrahim, a candidate of the Islamist Ennahda party celebrates after being elected mayor of the city of Tunis on 3 July 2018. She is the first Tunisian woman to hold the post (photo: REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi)

Tunisʹ first female mayor

Abderrahim runs the gauntlet for Tunisian women

Riem Spielhaus is professor of Islamic Studies at the Georg-August University in Gottingen and head of the Department of Textbooks and Society at the Georg Eckert Institute, Leibniz Institute for International Textbook Research in Braunschweig (photo: Georg Eckert Institute)

Interview with Islam scholar Riem Spielhaus

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#MeTwo: "Itʹs a topic for German textbooks"

Education without Borders Sudan's "Cool School" campaign (source: Facebook; Education without Borders Sudan)

Civil society in Africa

Sudan′s young people roll up their sleeves

Symbolic image of integration in Germany

Racism debate in Germany

Integration – a process of give and take

Mesut Ozil and the German flag (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/R. Vennenbernd)

Mesut Ozil and #MeTwo

When are you German enough?

Mauritanian artist Saleh Lo (photo: ifa/Wolfgang Kuhnle)

Interview with Mauritanian artist Saleh Lo

"If I can restore some of their dignity, my work will have been a success"

Algeria has been accused of abandoning hundreds of African migrants in the Sahara. Photo shows a shoe in the desert sand (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay)

Migration from Africa

For a tough stance on migrant human rights

Farhad Dilmaghani, chairman of the association Deutsch Plus (photo: Deutsch Plus/Nils Bornemann)

The association "Deutsch Plus"

Working for diversity in Germany

Traditional architecture on Djerba (photo: Philipp Poppitz/Creative Commons 4.0; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Alternative tourism in Tunisia

Off the beaten tourist track

People attending a Sulha Peace Project meeting in January 2018 (photo: Yoav Peck)

The Sulha Peace Project

Listening for peace

Adnan Oktar surrounded by a group of female devotees (photo: youtube)

Turkish televangelist Adnan Oktar

Ambassador of Islamic Creationism

Pakistani women voters queuing to cast votes in municipal elections, Karachi, 6 October 2005 (photo: AP Photo/Shakil Adil)

Parliamentary elections in Pakistan

Closing Pakistan's electoral gender gap

Islam scholar and journalist Stefan Weidner (photo: private)

Non-fiction: Stefan Weidner on the future of the West

Next-level cosmopolitanism

French extremism researcher Olivier Roy (source: YouTube)

Interview with French extremism researcher Olivier Roy

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They love death as we love life: jihad and the roots of terror

Amr Gharbeia, technology and human rights officer with the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (photo: DW)

Egypt’s new cybercrime law

What Sisi sees

Tunis Old Town, a picture postcard idyll (photo: Sarah Mersch)

Urban development in Tunisia

Keeping the speculators out of Tunis

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