In an exclusive interview from the W20 women summit on gender equality, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands talked to DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge about pressing issues women face in a digitalized world.
The IMF and UN want governments to look into their budgets to see how money is spent differently on men and women. For many economists, discrimination is coded into policy — whether officials intend to or not.
It hasn't been that long since women in Germany weren't allowed to work, drive a car or open a bank account without their husband's permission. And even today, there are quite some inequalities when it comes to men and women. But how aware are Germans about that? DW’s Anne-Sophie Brändlin hit the streets of Berlin to find out.
On the first day of the Women20 summit in Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel was joined by high-ranking women, Ivanka Trump and Christine Lagarde, to discuss the importance of scaling up global female entrepreneurship.
Some business leaders are hoping Germany can close on a free trade deal 10 years in the making.
After the diesel scandal, Volkswagen's new CEO Herbert Diess is set to put the world's largest automaker back on track.
The EU and Mexico have agreed "in principle" to update their 18-year-old trade deal. The move sends a message to the US after President Donald Trump announced a series of protectionist trade measures.
Huge crowds have rallied once more in Budapest against newly reelected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Protesters accuse him of taking control of the media and turning it into his propaganda instrument.
An activist alliance has pressed charges against the Belgian state and the nuclear plants Tihange and Doel. The move comes amid growing fears of a serious nuclear accident among nearby residents in three countries.
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