Life-Links
By DW.COM | Deutsche Welle
About this podcast
Though divided by geography, the lives of young people across the world are linked. Our reporters are traveling the globe to connect the dots and tell your story, too.

Episodes (Total: 50 / Page: 1)
Dec. 23, 2015 · 00:36:00
What makes your home country what it is? Three young people try different ways to find an answer.
Dec. 23, 2015 · 00:09:35
How does it change your national identity if war forces you to leave home? Yulia is from Donbas and fled with her family to Moscow, where she's trying to readjust.
Dec. 23, 2015 · 00:10:10
Elisieu is working hard to write history: He's active in four independence organizations demanding the separation of Catalonia from Spain - following in his family's footsteps.
Dec. 23, 2015 · 00:14:08
Singing racist songs and organizing neo-Nazi marches: Once, Felix was deep into the right-wing scene. But then he found out how wrong it is. Since then, he's helped others exit the scene.
Nov. 27, 2015 · 00:14:00
A reindeer herder from the Sami people finds grazing grounds locked by ice more often, making it difficult to feed the animals. But without herding, his people will lose culture, language, tradition and identity.
Nov. 27, 2015 · 00:14:00
The Pacific Island Kiribati could be uninhabitable in the next few decades. See how Tinaai is battling climate change and coping with an end to her home.
Nov. 27, 2015 · 00:32:00
Meet two young people dealing with effects from climate change today: A Pacific Islander likely forced to move in her lifetime and a Scandinavian whose traditional reindeer grazing grounds are disappearing.
Oct. 29, 2015 · 00:09:00
From bathrooms in parks to the anonymous hand job on a back street, one young Berliner had a new sex partner every day, for a year. And he did it in the name of art.
Oct. 29, 2015 · 00:12:30
This woman and her fiance need help to move but that doesn't affect their passion for each other or make their touch any less meaningful. See this love story.
Oct. 29, 2015 · 00:10:50
It's always tough to discover and realize your own sexual desires. But what about when you have few desires at all? Meet one young person who just doesn't find sex appealing.
Oct. 29, 2015 · 00:34:30
From cruising for anonymous sex to not being able to have sex on your own: meet three 20-somethings battling through difficulties to have just the right amount of sex in their lives.
Sept. 26, 2015 · 00:34:30
Walls divide citizens from stateless, Jewish from Muslim, haves from have-nots. Meet those held back by borders.
Sept. 25, 2015 · 00:10:00
A former US Marine who can't go back to America 'I just wanna jump up, run over and go home, but I can't.'
Sept. 25, 2015 · 00:11:20
The story of a local named Sundus: the frustration and anger of living behind the walls of the West Bank.
Sept. 25, 2015 · 00:11:00
Sami took the Balkan route to Sweden and brought DW Life Links along for one of the toughest international crossings.
Sept. 2, 2015 · 00:25:54
They may be from different parts of the world but Amin, Ka-yeon and Alina share a common challenge: carving out their identities in the face of discrimination and prejudice.
Aug. 27, 2015 · 00:09:40
As a child Aminatu (name changed) remembers being held down naked and cut. She suffers pain when she has sex as a result and fears she will for the rest of her life.
Aug. 27, 2015 · 00:05:05
For a long time Mariam wouldn't talk about her FGM. She felt alone and withdrew. But reconstructive surgery and the ability to speak openly in Germany has given her hope.
Aug. 27, 2015 · 00:04:35
Bintou was a teenager when she 'faced her crocodile' - that's how they imagined FGM in her village. She was in a group of 30 girls. Three girls died. But that wasn't the last traumatic experience in her life with FGM.
Aug. 27, 2015 · 00:11:45
Gundo comes from a village in Senegal where it was normal for girls to be cut. But the women and girls living in Dougue were determined to stop the practice. Now they want to convince others to #endFGM.