Newsletter No 108

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Newsletter No 108
Strong Women - Strong Tourism

Around the world, strong women defy structural inequalities in tourism and become more economically independent. At the same time, through their work they become role models for others and change the image of women - far beyond the tourism sector.

WorldJournal Tourism

Träger in Indonesien mit 35 kg Gepäck
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New publication out now
WorldJournal Tourism

ONLY IN GERMAN: The publication brings together analyzes and infographics on German tourism to Africa, Asia and Latin America. Statements from Brot für die Welt partner organizations from all over the world and political demands complete this dossier. 

Inseln im Pazifik
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Climate justice in tourism?

Eight percent of global emissions of climate-damaging greenhouse gases - i.e. almost every 12th ton – come from tourism. The lion's share of this is generated when travelling to and from the destination, especially when flying.


India: On The Way Up

© Dietmar Quist

Trekking guides in India are usually male. But that can change, as this year’s TODO Award winner Himalayan Ecotourism shows.


Progress for Women in Tourism in Madagascar

Madagaskar Boot auf Fluss
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While gender inequalities persist in Madagascar, women are increasingly free to choose their activities. The pandemic gave a boost to their determination and creativity.


Empowering Women in Caribbean Tourism

Ausgebildete Managerin auf Barbados
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Krystal Yearwood of UNDP's future tourism project talks about the importance of women's empowerment to rebuilding Caribbean MSMEs in tourism after COVID-19.


Fachtagung 13.6.2022: Kinderrechte im Fokus

spielende Schulkinder
© Marko Priske / Brot für die Welt

Kinder sind im Tourismus allgegenwärtig – insbesondere bei Reisen in Länder Afrikas, Asiens und Lateinamerikas. Mit dem Neustart des Tourismus muss Kinderschutz fester Bestandteil menschenrechtlicher Sorgfaltsstrategien werden.


Panel Discussion at ITB Convention 2022

Paneldiskussion Informeller Sektor ITB 2022

Companies should not benefit from the vulnerability of people in the informal economy but act with due diligence to fulfil their responsibilities to respect human rights.


The Gambia: From Colonialism to Tourism

Strand in Gambia
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In 1965, The Gambia had just gained internal self-rule from Britain when the country was opened up to tourism, increasing its dependency.

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