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The election result in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is an embarrassing defeat for Chancellor Merkel, but it does not mean the end of her political career, or the start of a political about-face, says Charlotte Potts.
Date06.09.2016 | 10:10
TagsAngela Merkel, CDU, Charlotte Potts, cologne, CSU, German chancellor, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, women's rights
We are living in the 21th century. In this modern age we tend to think that men and women are equal. But are they really? Ahead of International Women’s Day 2016, DW spoke with activist and feminist Kristina Lunz about how far we’ve come and how far we’ve yet to go regarding gender equality.
Date08.03.2016 | 14:20
Tags#sexualassault, cologne, Discrimination, Gender discrimination, gender equality, gender gap, gender justice, glas ceiling, sexual assault, women's rights
Germany has been facing huge problems in regard to refugees that have been arriving in the country since last year. One might say, all this is caused by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy of accepting refugees and refusing to define a maximum number of refugees Germany will allow into the country. In this regard Germany stands very much alone in the European Union.
Date08.03.2016 | 11:38
TagsAngela Merkel, ARD, cologne, German chancellor, Germany, Mutti, New Year's Eve, refugee crisis, refugees, Wir schaffen das, women refugees, women's rights
Anyone who wants to say something on International Women’s Day this year has to say something about what happened on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany. The massive sexual assaults on women in front of Cologne central station – and also in other German and European cities – were reported in various international media. And it is abominable! In Germany this topic is now almost only discussed in the context of “foreigners and women” or “Islam males and their image of women” and “what this means for Germany.” These are of course very important and worthy of debate in the light of the gigantic wave of refugees currently arriving in Germany.
Date08.03.2016 | 8:57
Tags#sexism, #sexualassault, Abuse, cologne, female genital mutilation, FGM, Germany, IS, Islamic State, Istanbul Convention, sexual assault, UN women, women's rights
The refugee crisis remains a hot topic in Europe. The sexual assaults in Cologne on New Year’s Eve have made it even more complicated. Another sexual crime committed by a refugee was reported last week. Read a reader’s comment here. Another question that popped up: Do women have to vote for Hillary Clinton to become the next US president just because she is a woman? And the never ending debate: Who should do the household chores; only the wife, or the wife and the husband?
Date12.02.2016 | 15:03
TagsBernie Saders, cologne, Germany, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire, New Year's Eve, refugees, saudi arabia, Starbucks, Super Bowl, women's rights, Yezidi