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Early marriages in ethnic communities in Eastern Europe

  • Human Rights
  • Youth

How many girls among ethnic minorities in Georgia, Armenia and Ukraine face early marriage? Is there accurate data on this phenomenon in these countries? How do governments react and do all the strategies work? What do members of ethnic communities think of early marriages?

Violence by and against police in Brussels

  • Security
  • Youth

BRUSSELS - Protests against police are flaring up and are increasingly visible on the streets of Brussels. Among the demonstrators there are strikingly many young people. "We want change, and that only seems possible if we take matters into our own hands," shouts law student Amira (19), who is at the front of the demonstration following the death of Ibrahima Barrie on 13 January.

Little Survivors

  • Conflict
  • Education
  • Youth

ARBIL - With Little Survivors Lotte Knaepen and Lisa Matthys made a report in Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). The story is about the Yazidis, a people who were persecuted by ISIS. Many Yazidi children became victims of human trafficking, were separated from their families, used as slaves or trained as child soldiers in Raqqa. In this documentary, the makers follow four little survivors who have suffered trauma in various ways. But the focus is on their resilience, courage and creativity.

Ghana For You

  • International
  • Youth
  • Migration

GHANA - Filmmaker and actor Adams Mensah returns to Ghana, the country where he was born and spent half his life. "Ghana For You" is part of a larger project in which Adams explores the causes that encourage young Ghanaians to emigrate. Starting from his personal life story, he starts looking for possible explanations.

Ghana For You

Hunt for the cyber paedophile

  • International
  • Youth
  • Organised crime

There is a vast global and growing demand for webcam child sex. Every hour at least 750,000 pedophiles and other sex predators are cyber hunting minors. Investigative journalist Pierre Vandenbrugghe (alias) descends into this vastly expanding, new branch of cyber pornography in the Philippines.

Talibé: a childhood dedicated to Allah

  • International
  • Youth
  • Education

Talibés are students in Senegal who are sent by their parents to specialized Koranic schools. There, however, they are often beaten by rogue Koran teachers. For their documentary, Arne Gillis, Wouter Elsen and Eneas Mentzel followed talibés at school and on the street and talked to Koran teachers and street workers.

The Syrian School War

  • Conflict
  • Art
  • International
  • Youth
  • Education
  • Politics
  • Religion

SYRIA - War is not only waged with weapons but also through conflicting ideologies given to children in wartime education. Journalist Pieter Stockmans went to Syria and Turkey and found a struggle for land and values.

Congo, Generation Y

  • International
  • Youth

Sisters Katrijn and Goele Geeraert traveled through the Democratic Republic of the Congo for two months and met different youngsters. They want to get to know the youth of Congo better and give an illustration of the life of Congolese youngsters today through those meetings.

Through my fault

  • Health
  • Youth
  • Organised crime
  • Religion

In April 2015 it will have been exactly five years since the start of the scandal involving Bruges bishop Roger Vangheluwe, who was accused of having sexually abused several children. In the book Through my fault Machteld Libert, journalist for Flemish public broadcaster VRT, investigates how sexual abuse in the Church could have happened.

Fanáticos

  • International
  • Youth
  • Human Rights
  • Sport

Far removed from the stadiums and the sports industry, this series portrays Brazilian fanatics. We meet people who are part of the real popular culture of the Brazilian Futebol.