Stories from Africa, Asia and Latin-America

About powerful people who fight for their rights, shake their enemies hands or looking to heal their trauma.

Women´s rights

‘It should not be hidden’

Fientje Jarangga is softly spoken, but she chooses her words determinedly and her sparkling eyes betray power. Resignation is not the answer to rape and abuse of women, she thinks. “It should not be hidden.”

Women´s rights

Young leader

Mayra (20) is a Maya and she lives in a small village in the highlands of San Marcos. Once a shy girl she has now developed into a self-confident woman who stands up for her rights. “I feel like a leader now,” she says. Education is a powerful weapon.