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Women grapple with Silicon Valley’s bro culture

Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of the women’s non-profit Lean In Foundation

Abuse towards women is rife in Silicon Valley’s macho culture. Meanwhile just 7 per cent of cash goes directly towards women-led startups based in the main US IT hub. So, why aren’t women a larger driving force in Tech?

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12.07.2017 | 13:46

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Write About Women’s and Girl‘s Rights!

© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

© picture-alliance/dpa/U. Ruiz Basurto

What’s the situation of women’s and girl’s rights in your country? Gang rape, child marriage, witch hunts, domestic violence, gender bias, glass ceiling, pay gap, discrimination…

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28.07.2016 | 15:39

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Opinion: Still a long way to go for women in Germany

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Is International Women’s Day a relic of days gone by? Hardly, says DW’s Sarah Hofmann. We need the day more than ever – not only to push for equal employment and pay, but as a sign of solidarity among women.

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11.03.2015 | 10:00

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Asia-Pacific women ‘under-represented’ in leadership roles

Copyright: Fotolia/Creativa

Copyright: Fotolia/Creativa

Despite being better educated, women in the region face a host of key issues such as employment discrimination, gender pay gap and a deeply entrenched cultural bias against working women, says MasterCard’s Georgette Tan.

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04.03.2015 | 9:23

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