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World in Progress: Bolsonaro's dangerous coronavirus ignorance


Brazil, the country with the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the world after the US, had more than 2.8 million confirmed cases and over 95,000 deaths at the time of recording. As the situation keeps worsening, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro does little to acknowledge the pandemic — instead, he tries his best to downplay the dangers of the disease.


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World in Progress: Arbitration courts - why citizens foot the bill for big investors


When foreign investors sue governments for losses due to policy changes in so-called arbitration courts, countries - and taxpayers - can end up paying billions. The system was set up to protect foreign investors - but critics say that it mainly helps companies dodge national laws, and has become a lucrative and highly intransparent business harming citizens.


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World in Progress: Bringing up baby in the pandemic


Who's the pandemic hardest on - parents or newborns? - Srebrenica grapples with 25th anniversary of massacre - Chatham House's Tim Benton on the high cost of malnutrition for businesses - New Zealand makes sanitary products free for women in bid to battle period poverty - Syrian women upend tradition to make a living


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World in Progress : The many challenges of the new normal


Topics: The pandemic is making sexual violence against women and children more prevalent in Nigeria and the Philippines, but efforts are underway to counter that? -- Couples who've been separated by travel ban stuck in different countries -- How a new virus tracing device could make lives easier in Singapore


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World in Progress: Where do we go from here?


Millions of girls are at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic — and that's not because of the coronavirus, but because protection of girls has fallen by the wayside. The pandemic is also threatening progress made in sexual reproductive health care in Africa as facilities are completely overrun by COVID-cases. We also hear how a small US town is coping with the virus.


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 2020-07-08  29m
 
 

World in Progress: Corona crisis, cybercrime and creative weddings


Blind people facing the corona crisis in India -- helping people with impairments and disabilites globally cope with virus and lockdown -- rising threat of cybercrime from North Korea -- drive-in weddings South Africa


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 2020-07-01  29m
 
 

World in Progress: The ripple effects of coronavirus


The coronavirus pandemic has had and still is having a big impact on people's lives. For some it's literally a matter of life and death: Not just due to the virus, but because of violent partners at home. For others, coronavirus restrictions and lockdowns have had disastrous effects on their livelihoods. And that sent ripple effects across continents when money from relatives stopped coming.


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 2020-06-24  29m
 
 

World in Progress: Under attack


Brazil's indigenous population faces a double threat from the coronavirus — Local newspapers die out in the US — Dr. Courtney Radsch of the Committee to Protect Journalists talks attacks on journalists at the George Floyd protests — Why palm oil is a blessing and a curse for Indonesia


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 2020-06-17  29m
 
 

World in Progress:Fake trials in China’s Uighur camps


DW’s investigates fake trials in China’s "reeducation centers" in Xinjiang – Olivier de Schutter (IPES) talks about which parts of African farming are getting cash and why sustainable farming isn’t one of them – An insider look at Bhutan’s booming hydropower business


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 2020-06-10  29m
 
 

World in Progress: Hunger in Lockdown


In Guatemala, the Coronavirus pandemic is putting an extra strain on millions of poor people -- In Hong Kong, the June 4th Museum commemorates the Tiananmen Massacre in Beijing - something that's strictly prohibited in mainland China.


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 2020-06-03  29m