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.
The numbers of men working in childcare have risen by more than two thirds in Germany since 2006. But the proportion of men continues to be extremely small - and not only because of the modest wages.
Despite the legal foundation for gender equality, outdated gender roles still dominate daily life in Germany, writes DW's Bettina Burkart. If, as some say, equality exists, it's time for a round of pay cuts - and raises.
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