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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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Why do women still earn less?

Despite progress on other fronts, woman worldwide still earn less than men – in Germany its 21 percent less. What are the reasons for the wage gap, and when will it finally be closed? Watch the video here!

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25.04.2017 | 9:20

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Can I, a German woman, dare to complain on this March 8?

When I take a look around the world on “International Women’s Day” I am filled with horror.  Millions of my fellow women are fighting for sheer survival. Fighting for a life free from permanent violence, free from fear of their male surroundings. Fighting for an independent existence on a par with the male part of the population. And they are doing all this without much real hope of immediate success.

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08.03.2017 | 7:28

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