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.
Many of the economic problems facing eastern Germany are similar to those in western Germany and most of Europe. So, why is xenophobia so much worse in the East?
Despite gloomy headlines about the asylum policy debate, a majority view life with their immigrant and non-immigrant neighbors positively. The study still noted an East-West split, as well as a divide on headscarves.
Most adults and teens in Germany believe that discussing assault and inequality in schools can help combat these problems. A majority of Germans also believe that workplace discrimination remains a major problem.
Right-wing populists are often depicted as angry white men. A new study, however, has found that women are increasingly supporting right-wing populist parties, and they are often more radical than their male peers.
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