World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
World in Progress: Making do in Russia
Life is becoming more difficult for many Russians. Along with steadily increasing prices, dissatisfaction is on the rise. The annexation of Crimea and military successes in Syria aren't enough to distract people from the declining quality of life at home. And hopes the Kremlin would finally tackle urgent domestic matters after the 2018 election have been in vain.
World in Progress: After the Escape
This week on the show: Nicaraguans living in exile push for political change in their home country, refugees with disabilities launch their own businesses in a Kenyan camp, and a teenager recounts her escape from Boko Haram.
World in Progress: Changing the game!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, they say. But according to South Korean beauty standards that usually means plastic surgery and full face make-up at all times! Some say it's high time for change. In India, midwives could be the answer to reducing maternal mortality. We also hear from young women in Nigeria who are rebuilding their lives after fleeing from their Boko Haram captors.
World in Progress: Setting out on the trek of hope from Central America
Running out of medications: After eight years of civil war, doctors in Idlib in Northern Syria are are faced with increasing problems --
Thousands are trying to escape violence and poverty in central America by taking the 3000 km trek north, hoping to reach the USA. DW meets some migrants from Central America on the first leg of their journey, in Guatemala.