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Every vote counts!

On 29 November, a vote will finally be taken on the corporate responsibility initiative. terre des hommes schweiz has been committed to it from the outset. The initiative demands that it goes without saying that Swiss companies that disregard human rights and destroy the environment should take responsibility for this. The petition for a referendum enjoys broad support among the population and the business community and is also supported by representatives of all parties. It must, however, stand up to financially powerful opponents who are resorting to sometimes dubious means for their anti-campaign.

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In Brazil, the police behave as in the civil war and repeatedly target innocent people.
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It's like Brazil is in a civil war. 

Conditions in Brazil are like those of the civil war. Every day innocent people are killed by bullets from police and drug gangs. Among the dead are also many young people and children. A big problem are the political hardliners who give the police a free hand. For many officials, the population in the favelas is under general suspicion.

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Her heart beats for exchange and diversity, the project imagine is her school of life. A portrait of Hannah Gasser, who co-ordinates the international youth network of terre des hommes schweiz.
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Respect and tolerance for all

Her heart beats for exchange and diversity, the project imagine is her school of life. A portrait of Hannah Gasser, who co-ordinates the international youth network of terre des hommes schweiz.

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Gangs are killing Afro-Colombian youths. The criminals must not go unpunished!
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Wave of violence in Colombia

In the shadow of the Corona crisis, a wave of violence is sweeping across Colombia. The region of Valle del Cauca, where terre des hommes schweiz works with young people to prevent violence, is also severely affected. Armed groups are murderously reaffirming their territorial claims there and eliminating political opponents. Only last week, gangs presumably killed five innocent young people. In June, a group of soldiers raped a 12-year-old girl. We demand that justice be done for these crimes and that the criminals do not go unpunished.

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Two Peruvian youths power through the Corona crisis

The Corona crisis poses serious difficulties for the people in the Peruvian capital Lima and the other major cities. Hundreds of thousands have no livelihood since the lockdown. …

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With 1 to 10 to the target

Many young people with an escape background are under enormous psychological pressure in Switzerland. Besides the xenophobia, the uncertainty of whether they can stay in Switzerland, ...

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