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Shame, fear, financial dependence – Many European women are afraid to report abuse

Germany, A modern country ruled by a powerful female chancellor for three consecutive terms, might appear unlikely to be high on an index of aggressive gender behavior.

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22.11.2018 | 15:46

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World War I, a revolution for women

Heroic Women of France. World War I propagandizing caption read, ‘All agriculture rests upon their shoulders. Uncomplaining, with an attitude that amounts almost to religious exultation, the women of France bears the burden.’ Ca. 1914-1918.

Driving trams, ploughing fields and manning production lines: World War I radically changed women’s role in society, as they stepped into the boots of men gone to fight for their countries. November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

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10.11.2018 | 15:30

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#WirSindMehr: “Hostility is the failure of identity”

Insults, violence, attacks on refugee centres. Is this the answer of an enlightened, democratic society, shaped by human and humane values? Fereshta Ludin, high school teacher and former refugee, calls us all to account.

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10.09.2018 | 9:55

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A triumph for women and for Ireland

Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.

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27.05.2018 | 8:25

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Strong women of the Greek refugee camps

Silav from Northern Iraq came to Greece with her husband – and a child they found on their way and adopted as their own

They have fled from wars, persecution and sexual abuse – and have a strong will to move on. DW talked to women in several refugee centers in Greece about their hopes for the future and their adventurous journey.

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29.12.2017 | 14:19

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Different country different sexual harassment?

Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.

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14.11.2017 | 16:00

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Be bold for change

When I heard about the theme for Women’s Day this year, ‘Be bold for change,’ I thought, ‘Oh, wow that’s so cool.’ Actually, that’s my general reaction to most things. But then I gave it more thought, especially about how change has affected my life, world politics and just about everything.

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08.03.2017 | 7:24

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