Two women guiding Europe; Germany celebrates anniversaries and assumes responsibility.
Democracy is only as strong as the people who support it. We met with women and men who work to ensure that everyone in Germany can have a say.
Federal Agency for Civic Education: a former civil rights campaigner is responsible for civic education. Here you can find out whether he believes it is possible to learn democracy.
The Basic Law is the heart of democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany. It was only intended as a temporary measure, but has now lasted since 1949.
On academic freedom in a free society writes historian Kristina Spohr.
Religion is an instrument for justice that makes everybody belong to a society, says Sister Agatha Ogochukwu Chikelue.
These men and women are standing up for democracy with courage and creativity.
There is no freedom without freedom of the press: Bascha Mika, editor in Chief of Frankfurter Rundschau, about the lifeblood of a free society.
Human rights guarantee that the interests of individuals are protected even when they are not in the majority.
Democracy as a form of government: read where the strength of democracy lies in an exclusive essay by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.