An annual meeting of female politicians is currently underway in Iceland. Among those attending the Women Political Leaders Summit is New Zealand’s former Prime Minister Helen Clark. She spoke to DW about how women can be promoted in politics.
Yes, Angela Merkel has been in charge for 13 years, and Germany was a relatively early pioneer for women's suffrage. But there's still plenty of work to do to increase women’s representation in politics.
Young people in Bangladesh are poised to be a decisive factor in general elections later this month. Political parties are trying to attract them by roping in prominent filmstars and sportsmen for their campaigns.
Both Cambodia and Myanmar heavily depend on the European Union's duty and quota free trade agreement. But the European bloc believes it is time that these countries address human rights abuses. Ate Hoekstra reports.
In theory, women can become anything they want in Germany, even the chancellor. But if you look closer, it is clear that few women ever get leadership positions in the country's business, political or media worlds.
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