asylum seeker, asylum-seeker

German: Asylbewerber , English: asylum seeker, asylum-seeker
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civic commitment, active citizenship, civic engagement, civic involvement

German: bürgerschaftliches Engagement , English: civic commitment, active citizenship, civic engagement, civic involvement
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civic, related to society, of civil society, civil-society (adj.)

German: zivilgesellschaftlich , English: civic, related to society, of civil society, civil-society (adj.)
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civil rights, civil liberties

German: Bürgerrechte , English: civil rights, civil liberties
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codetermination, joint management

German: Mitbestimmung , English: codetermination, joint management
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counselling for victims, victim counselling

German: Opferberatung , English: counselling for victims, victim counselling
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democracy promotion, promotion of democracy, democracy-building

German: Demokratieförderung , English: democracy promotion, promotion of democracy, democracy-building
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determining authority, authority competent in asylum matters

German: Asylbehörde , English: determining authority, authority competent in asylum matters
Topic:
English - Explanation:

Authority responsible for receiving and examining applications for asylum.

e-democracy

German: E-Democracy , English: e-democracy
Topic:
English - Explanation:

E-democracy denote the simplification and implementation of processes to ensure information, communication and interaction between and within legislative institutions, citizens, companies and public-sector institutions through the use of ICT. However, it also refers to the process of influencing decision-making and opinions. The use of e-democracy tools will remain voluntary until online elections are made possible nationwide. The tools used for e-democracy are in fact unavailable to some user groups, such as citizens who do not have access to the internet. E-democracy tools are part of what is known as e-government.

e-participation, eParticipation

German: E-Partizipation , English: e-participation, eParticipation
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empowerment

German: Empowerment , English: empowerment
Topic:
English - Explanation:

The concept of empowerment originates in social work. The term itself has connotions of "taking control", "taking action", "strengthening one's autonomy". Empowerment aims to encourage individuals to discover their strengths, talents and abilities so they can use these resources to manage their everyday lives and their futures.

Federal Agency for Civic Education

German: Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung , English: Federal Agency for Civic Education
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English - Explanation:

The Federal Agency for Civic Education assists all interested citizens in understanding politics, fosters public awareness of the political process and of democracy, and encourages citizens to actively engage with politics.

Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency

German: Antidiskriminierungsstelle des Bundes , English: Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency
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federalism

German: Föderalismus , English: federalism
Topic:
English - Explanation:

Germany's chosen mode of government is federalism, as set forth in the country's constitution (Basic Law) in 1949. The hallmark of the German federal system is the close relationship between the federal (Bund) and the state (Länder) levels. The Länder engage in the legislative process via their representation in the upper house of parliament (Bundesrat), have a voice in EU matters and implement federal laws via the Länder governments.

gender

German: Gender , English: gender
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English - Explanation:

Gender does not just refer to female or male gender; it also means taking account of the differences between and the diversity of individuals. No one is just "male" or "female". The way we coexist as members of society is in many ways determined by the gender roles we are assigned. That is why it is important to remain aware of gender differences but not, as Germany's Federal Constitutional Court has stated, to consider them rigid and non-negotiable. "Gender" should hence also be considered a category that can change over time.

gender-sensitive education, gender-responsive education

German: gendersensible Pädagogik , English: gender-sensitive education, gender-responsive education
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group-based hostility, intergroup conflict

German: gruppenbezogene Menschenfeindlichkeit , English: group-based hostility, intergroup conflict
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group-focused enmity, outgroup enmity, outgroup hate

German: Gruppenbezogene Menschenfeindlichkeit , English: group-focused enmity, outgroup enmity, outgroup hate
Topic:
English - Explanation:

Group-focused enmity (GFE) refers to the denigration of specific, primarily weaker, groups on the basis of assigned or selected characteristics. In addition to xenophobia and racism, GFE comprises denigration based on a specific religious affiliation (anti-Semitism, islamophobia), the disparagement of sexual otherness (homophobia, sexism), the demonstration of established privileges as well as denigration based on physical characteristics (in the case of disabled persons) or social criteria (in the case of the homeless or the long-term unemployed). GFE can be expressed subtly, for example in the form of opinions. However, it can also take the form of discrimination, ostracism or even violence.

hate speech

German: Hassrede , English: hate speech
Topic:
English - Explanation:

Hate speech is used to refer to utterances that denigrate or attack individuals or incite them to engage in hate and violence. Hate speech can also mean racist, anti-Semitic or sexist utterances that are aimed at certain individuals or groups. In other words, hate speech is the umbrella term for a phenomenon known as group-focused enmity, or sedition, online and/or on social media.

hater

German: Hater , English: hater
Topic:
English - Explanation:

A hater is someone who cannot begrudge someone their good fortune, denigrates or even hates them, and communicates this publicly, often online.

human rights education

German: Menschenrechtsbildung , English: human rights education
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in need of/requiring protection, vulnerable

German: schutzbedürftig , English: in need of/requiring protection, vulnerable
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intergenerational equity, intergenerational justice

German: Intergenerationelle Gerechtigkeit , English: intergenerational equity, intergenerational justice
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English - Explanation:

Intergenerational equity refers to the idea of justice between present and future generations. It is a central ethical principle behind the idea of sustainable development.

intragenerational equity, intragenerational justice

German: Intragenerationelle Gerechtigkeit , English: intragenerational equity, intragenerational justice
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English - Explanation:

Intragenerational equity is concerned with equity between people of the same generation, i.e., in particular between those living in industrialised and those in developing countries. It is a central ethical principle behind the idea of sustainable development.

nation of immigrants

German: Einwanderungsgesellschaft , English: nation of immigrants
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non-statutory welfare work

German: Wohlfahrtspflege , English: non-statutory welfare work
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English - Explanation:

"Non-statutory welfare work" is used to refer to the work of non-statutory organisations providing social and health care services. They work in partnership with public social welfare providers and are largely funded through them.

ombudsman office, ombudsman agency

German: Ombudsstelle , English: ombudsman office, ombudsman agency
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person entitled to asylum, person with the right to asylum

German: Asylberechtigter , English: person entitled to asylum, person with the right to asylum
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personality development

German: Persönlichkeitsentwicklung , English: personality development
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political fatigue, political lethargy, voter fatigue

German: Politikverdrossenheit , English: political fatigue, political lethargy, voter fatigue
Topic:
English - Explanation:

The term "political fatigue", also referred to as political lethargy or voter fatigue, describes two different types of negative attitude on the part of citizens:
1) general disenchantment with politicians and political parties, expressing dissatisfaction with current politics,
2) general disenchantment with politics and governments, expressing dissatisfaction with the political system and with democratic institutions.

prevention of violence, violence prevention

German: Gewaltprävention , English: prevention of violence, violence prevention
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English - Explanation:

The aim of violence prevention is to reduce or even prevent violence before it happens. Major stakeholders in this regard include the police, the judiciary, schools, youth welfare organisations and organisations working to protect minors from harmful media. Physical and psychological violence are considered to be particularly problematic. Children and adolescents can be the target of both these types of violence and even be perpetrators themselves. (Cyber) bullying is a good example of this.

principle of subsidiarity

German: Subsidiaritätsprinzip , English: principle of subsidiarity
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English - Explanation:

Under the principle of subsidiarity, a higher public agency or social instance may only intervene or fulfil a certain function if a lower-level instance lacks the ability to do so itself.

right-wing extremist young person (pl.: people), young right-wing extremist

German: rechtsextrem orientierter Jugendlicher , English: right-wing extremist young person (pl.: people), young right-wing extremist
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sexting

German: Sexting , English: sexting
Topic:
English - Explanation:

The term "sexting", a portmanteau combining the words "sex" and "texting", describes the sending and receiving of self-produced, explicit images via a computer or smartphone. Although the term is established among researchers, it is not commonly used by adolescents, as studies have shown. Young people (and adults) are more likely to use terms referring to the act itself, such as "sending sexy photos/selfies/pics/nudes".

sexual assault, sexual attack, sexual harassment

German: sexueller Übergriff , English: sexual assault, sexual attack, sexual harassment
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shitstorm

German: Shitstorm , English: shitstorm
Topic:
English - Explanation:

The term "shitstorm" describes a type of insulting or denigrating online behaviour. It refers to the uncontrollable and highly emotional form of public backlash that is largely unrelated to the actual issue at hand and becomes increasingly personal and injurious. A shitstorm can be triggered by a blog post, in the comments section of a blog, or on Twitter or Facebook, for instance.

social market economy

German: Soziale Marktwirtschaft , English: social market economy
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social sustainability

German: Soziale Nachhaltigkeit , English: social sustainability
Topic:
English - Explanation:

Social sustainability seeks to achieve social cohesion in line with the principles of humanity, liberty and justice. It is equally as significant as the two other dimensions of sustainability (economic and ecological) in terms of ensuring the long-term viability of a society or economy.

state under the rule of law, constitutional state, rule-of-law state

German: Rechtsstaat , English: state under the rule of law, constitutional state, rule-of-law state
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UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

German: UN-Kinderrechtskonvention , English: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
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welcoming culture

German: Willkommenskultur , English: welcoming culture
Topic:
English - Explanation:

The German term "Willkommenskultur" (welcoming culture) refers to a welcoming attitude to immigrants. Semantically, the term also covers state and civil-society measures that generally promote a culture of welcome while reassuring immigrants that they are welcome in Germany.

welfare

German: Wohlfahrt , English: welfare
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English - Explanation:

"Welfare" refers to assistance provided to persons in need or danger in order to meet their basic needs and maintain their dignity.

welfare organisation, welfare association

German: Wohlfahrtsverband , English: welfare organisation, welfare association
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youth and apprentice representation in a company or authority

German: Jugend- und Auszubildendenvertretung , English: youth and apprentice representation in a company or authority
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youth check

German: Jugendcheck , English: youth check
Topic:
English - Explanation:

As part of the German youth strategy "Taking Action for a Youth Appropriate Society", the youth check is used to assess whether public measures actually take adequate account of young people's interests.

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