"The time for false tolerance is over. The Islamists are the fascists of the 21st century. We have to treat them just like we treat far-right extremists."
She has spent her life fighting for women's equal rights, writing and publishing the magazine "Emma." A look at the life of Alice Schwarzer, Germany's best known — and most controversial — feminist, as she turns 75.
The Women's Marches show feminism is more relevant than ever. As Germany's influential feminist magazine turns 40, "Emma" and its founder Alice Schwarzer remain outspoken, even as they lose the support of younger women.
A German woman sued her bank after it refused to call her "Kundin" (female customer) rather than "Kunde" (male customer). But Germany's highest civil court has said the bank did not discriminate against her.
In a bid to prevent Islamist radicalization, German authorities are working more closely with Muslim congregations. But despite a tip-off from the Turkish-German Islamic Association (DITIB), cooperation remains fraught.
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