A new survey of nearly 22,000 companies around the world showed that having women in at at least a third of executive positions But the benefits of female leadership aren't obvious to many companies. boosts profitability - by up to 6 percent.
From protests to musical performances, strikes to sporting events - activities celebrating International Women's Day are taking place across the globe. DW reports on the latest events.
German Family Minister Manuela Schwesig wants to help close the gender pay gap with a law forcing companies to reveal details of their salary structure. Predictably enough, business federations aren't happy.
Around 18 percent of the participants in this year's World Economic Forum are women. Many in Davos feel that’s not enough. There are numerous events about the "gender gap," DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge attended one.
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