Larissa Zeichhardt and her sister run the building business founded by her father. She says it takes a lot of determination to make her way in the construction industry, which is still dominated by men.
It's about time: Rachel Morrison is the first woman to be nominated for an Oscar for cinematography. Hollywood is still far from gender equality, but just how pronounced is the imbalance?
A petition calling for more gender equality is set for debate in Austria's parliament. The women's minister believes its goes "too far," while coalition partners said it was a far cry from "sensible" feminist politics.
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.
A Turkish matchmaking website that helped married people find a second partner has been shut down. Women's activists in the country say the service is discriminatory, but the internet has alternatives on offer.
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