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From toe to head - Football, history and memory work

13. Aug. 2020
Ingolf Seidel

Football is a popular sport all over the world, but the beautiful game has an ugly side as well: anti-Semitic, racist, sexist and homophobic chants and abuse in and outside the stadiums. The Tüpfelhausen – das Familienportal e.V. community organisation in Leipzig has developed its own unique response to the surge of the far right and anti-Semitism...

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The stigmatisation of minorities as a topic in schools

07. Jul. 2020
Ingolf Seidel

In Germany, it took a long time for the persecution of gays in the Third Reich to be recognised as National Socialist injustice. There was no memorial in Berlin until 2008 . In the meantime, society has become much more willing to condemn all forms of discrimination, and yet trans- and homophobic insults are still heard every day in schoolyards across Germany. Simply pointing out the injustices inflicted on these groups does not adequately address the problem.

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The Burden of the Past - Youth Role in Building Sustainable Peace

06. Dec. 2019
Ronald T. Magomo

The Southern African Youth Forum works in various ways to strengthen the role of youth in Transitional Justice processes and to build barriers against the renewed use of violence in political struggles.

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Youth Participation - Which Forms are There and How Far Do They Reach?

04. Nov. 2019
Alina Goldbach and Till Sträter

The foundation EVZ has been running the international youth exchange program EUROPEANS FOR PEACE for the facilitation of international youth participation since 2005. This year it has had the program evaluated with regard to youth participation. Alina Goldbach and Till Sträter from Camino gGmbH conducted this evaluation and present the concept used – “the ladder of participation” – here.

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The Power of Emotions. Germany 19 | 19

04. Nov. 2019
Ralf Possekel

A German exhibition aims to awaken young people’s interest in history through the power of emotions. The exhibition, which consists of a series of panels, has its own website and videos and is available in seven languages. Who has experience with this approach?

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