A German carpenter who earns €1200 less than her male colleague despite being more qualified is preparing to bring her fight for equal pay all the way to the European Court of Human Rights.
As Poland shifts sharply to the right on sex education and women's reproductive rights, a feminist organization is fighting back with a campaign to get women talking. It's a start, one of SexEdPl's leaders tells DW.
The World Economic Forum has said that it will take 217 years until women have equal pay and representation in the workplace. It's the second year that the organization has recorded worsening economic inequality.
When it comes to gender equality, Sweden and Denmark topped the list in a recent EU report while Greece and Hungary came in at the bottom. Germany finished in the middle of the field.
The 2017 Global Education Monitoring Report states that many different parties must be held accountable so all children have equal access to a good education — and that countries must invest a lot more money.
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