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Gun Violence Study
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Study on gun violence in Brazil

An independent study by terre des hommes Switzerland and terre des hommes Germany looks into seven exemplary cases of lethal gun violence and uncovers serious deficiencies in the control of state gun stocks in Brazil.

Weapons from Germany and Switzerland are used in police operations in Brazil. This often results in serious human rights violations against children and young people. An independent study by terre des hommes Switzerland and terre des hommes Germany looks into seven exemplary cases of lethal gun violence and uncovers serious deficiencies in the control of state weapons stocks in Brazil.

EM 2021
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The Tschuttiheftli to the football EM!

While the proud national teams play for the trophy, you can refresh your squad knowledge with the Tschuttiheftli collector's cards. The creative portrait pictures are not only beautiful, they also serve a good purpose: a small amount per pack goes to our projects.

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Young people in northeastern Brazil are building a sustainable livelihood with a small business.
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King of the coffee bushes

Edith Chinchay and Jhony Llantoy from central Peru have decided to make a living as farmers. With the support of our partner organisation CEDEPAS in Pichanaki, they grow first-class coffee beans. Some of their harvest is shipped directly to Switzerland, where the beans are hand-roasted and distributed as a speciality coffee called "café joven" by a creative small business in Basel. When we visit at the end of the rainy season in April 2021, Edith and Jhony will tell their story.

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„You see the change that is happening"

Abubakar Mutoka from terre des hommes schweiz coaches our partner organizations in northwestern Tanzania for psychosocial support, solution-focused approach and youth participation as a so-called technical advisor. He talks about his work and motivation for the better lives of youths, about the worries and hopes of the people in Tanzania, and tells us a wonderful success story from Kigoma.

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First Swiss Refugee Parliament

On Sunday 6 June, the first Swiss Refugee Parliament met in the Trinity Church in Berne. A historic milestone for Switzerland. At the end of the session, the participants presented ten selected demands to politicians present and connected.

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