React & Change Organization is Brazil's first youth-led and online-driven platform uniting young people to work towards ending gender inequality. We spoke to Head of International Affairs Renato Dornelas to hear the inspiration behind the organization and the progress they have made since forming in 2009.
Four months since México’s presidential election the heated debate on whether Enrique Peña Nieto deserves his seat at Los Pinos, the presidential residence, continues both in and outside of the country.
“Iraq is a country that is always misjudged by the mass media,” reports an Iraqi newspaper in reference to research statistics from The University of Babylon. In order to address the problem, a cultural exchange program between Iraqi and US students was founded in 2007 and has since gone from strength to strength.
The drugs trade is often the most common association with Colombia made by those who have yet to see the country first hand. However there is far more to the Colombian culture than cocaine. This is a story of The Wandering Paisa, a hostel set up by two brothers from the USA and their Colombian friend. They aim to show visiting tourists just what delights Colombia has to offer.
31% of Columbians are currently subemployed, with the rate of unemployment at 11.6%, according to the National Administration Department of Statistics. This means that there are 19,748,000 people struggling to make money by using their own resources or inventing new low quality jobs.
Groups of Mexican dancers around the center of Mexico are trying to perpetuate the Aztec's dances as a part of the Mexican folklore, remembering some almost forgotten traditions and teaching to the young generation how to dance the 'truly Mexican' dances.
On october 12th our fellow colleague and friend Takunda Mafika passed away in Harare, Zimbabwe in consequence of a stroke. On sunday, 16th october our Global Experience community commemorated Taku and said goodbye to a friend who was not only a teacher and musician, but one of the most passionate and inspiring people we have known.
Serving in the military is treated differently across the globe. In some countries it is mandatory, in others it is a voluntary activity. Some people connect it with pride, others with fear. Yonat Shechter and Andres Rodas introduce us to the perspectives of two young soldiers in Israel and Colombia.
It is common for German students to go abroad after high school in order to work on social projects, such as during a voluntary social year (Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr). This is the story of Jana Stamm, a German girl who participated in a social service program in Medellín, Colombia - a life changing experience for her.