Search Results for Tag: Angela Merkel
Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.
Date20.11.2018 | 10:18
Tags#MeToo, Ana Brnabic, Angela Merkel, Discrimination, gender equalities, Iceland, Katrin Jakobsdóttir, Koolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, pay gap, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Violence against women, women's rights, World Economic Forum
Yes, Angela Merkel has been in charge for 13 years, and Germany was a relatively early pioneer for women’s suffrage. But there’s still plenty of work to do to increase women’s representation in politics.
Date12.11.2018 | 9:48
TagsAndrea Nahles, Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Germany, Julia Klöckner, Ursula von der Leyen, women's rights
Many a time I’ve entertained this intriguing possibility: often, admittedly, as a knee-jerk reaction to the rhetoric of certain male leaders that continues to “shock and awe” us.
Date23.09.2017 | 11:07
TagsAfD, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rohingya, Sheikh Hasina, Wir schaffen das, women's rights
This Sunday Germans will be going to the poll. The chancellor candidate from the party that will win will become the new chancellor. The incumbent Angela Merkel is widely expected to regain her position and head the country for another four years, which would mean 16 years at the helm.
Date22.09.2017 | 15:25
Ivanka Trump has attended a G20 gender equality meeting in Berlin. Donald Trump’s daughter was in the limelight, but she neither deserved it nor took the chance to say anything of substance, says DW’s Vanessa Fischer.
Date26.04.2017 | 13:24
TagsAngela Merkel, Berlin, Donald Trump, feminist, First Daughter, Ivanka Trump, Vanessa Fischer, women's rights, Women20
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.
Date08.03.2017 | 7:24
Tags#Beboldforchange, Angela Merkel, change, Europe, Germany, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, womentalkonline
Angela Merkel’s decision to again be a candidate for German chancellor presents many new opportunities, says DW’s Kay-Alexander Scholz. She could be the right person to provide an answer to the rising tide of populism.
Date22.11.2016 | 15:08