Germany has one of the largest gender pay gaps in the Europen Union, well above the 16 percent EU average. The smallest pay gap is found in Slovenia, where women earn only three percent less on average than men.
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 Egyptian capital Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women, with high rates of harassment and a lack of opportunities. In the Thomson Reuters Foundation poll, London ranked best metropolis for women.
Homo- and bisexual men on average earn 2 euros less per hour than their straight colleagues, according to an economic study. That's despite being more likely to earn higher qualifications and work in white-collar jobs.
On this week's eco@africa, we talk to Malian farmers fighting back the desert, ask why one 11-year-old wants us to use less and see how eco sanitary towels are helping women and the planet. Join us for these and more!
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