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Diet Coke and Coke Zero. Virtually the same product, with different packaging. An example of gendered marketing, which many would argue has had its day. Cristina Cubas gives her view.
Many women take time out from their working lives to have children and look after them. As a consequence, they earn less and have smaller pensions. Cristina Cubas-Blasco says this is wrong.
In Germany, 43 percent of men drive their own car to work compared to just 36 percent of women. Women are more likely to take public transport, says reporter Cristina Cubas, and men should follow suit!
Is it just men who want to have power and sport the badges of success? Or do women do so too? We ask management coach Eva Hönnecke.
In Zimbabwe and Gambia, there are more women in the workforce than men. In industrialized countries like Germany, it's not unusual for women with children to be housewives. Cristina Cubas wonders if German policy deliberately keeps women in the home.
This year's World Cup has a female commentator in Germany for the first time. Social media reacted with scorn and sexism. That's typical, says Cristina Cubas. Why aren't female sports journalists taken seriously?
There aren't many women in motor racing. But they can change the oil, develop cars, drive them and race them as well as any man. That's what former racing driver Susie Wolff tells us in our ‘Don't Call Me Bossy!’ series.
Children’s toys are often divided by gender. Girls get pink, boys get blue. Girls get dolls, boys get robots. Gender-neutral toys could go a long way to breaking down damaging stereotypes. But Cristina Cubas says we still have a long way to go.
Siri, Alexa, Cortana - the default voice of most digital assistants is female, polite and deferential. Why is artificial intelligence female? Is it because the workforce developing it is predominantly male?
Women also play video games, lots of them. But very few actually develop the games. We try to find out why that is.
Why are there hardly any women in the upper echelons of professional soccer? Looking for answers, Cristina Cubas talks with Sandra Schwedler, chair of the supervisory board of a Bundesliga club.
Wage equity is expensive - and it’s a rare company boss who will implement it voluntarily. But why aren’t governments stepping in? Cristina Cubas speaks with Viviane Reding, an MEP and EU Commissioner - and mother of three.
Women still earn less than men. That means that women are more likely to experience poverty after they retire. Cristina Cubas asks Stephanie Bschorr from the Association of German Women Entrepreneurs how the problem can be tackled.
Who says heroes have to be men? Let women have a turn! German film producer Alice Brauner talks about the role of women in the industry and women's roles in movies.
Who has the last word on how women are depicted on the cinema screen? Directors! And most of them are men. Cristina Cubas asks Paz Lázaro from the Berlin Film Festival how women can make film less of a man's world.
Why do so few women pursue careers in engineering? Cristina Cubas asks Juliane Siegeris, professor of computing and economics at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.
She's Germany's most successful blogger: Jessica Weiss has spent 10 years writing about fashion, beauty and lifestyle. But why these subjects and why not technology, for example? Aren't women bloggers just confirming female stereotypes?
In Germany, #Aufschrei helped initiate a public debate on sexism. But DW presenter Cristina Cubas says not nearly enough has changed for women. She talks to the initiator of the campaign about how to break the cycles that allow sexism to thrive.
Is the start-up scene just another men’s club? DW presenter Cristina Cubas meets Miriam Wohlfahrt, one of the few female founders of a fintech company in Germany. She says women don’t need to emulate men to be successful.
DW presenter Cristina Cubas-Blasco talks to Sigrid Nikutta, head of Berlin's public transportation company. They agree that the driver's seat is where women belong.
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