Women in Switzerland have the same rights as men, but not the same opportunities, says UNICEF. There's no legal parental leave, and nursery places are limited and expensive. It's almost impossible to consolidate professional and family life.
Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all.
Germany's low birth rate worried politicians for decades. Now the country has recorded its highest fertility rates since 1973. DW looks at whether family-friendly policies have encouraged more couples to have children.
This year, for the first time, March 8 is a public holiday in the city-state of Berlin. But the concept of Women's Day in Germany is a centurylong work in progress.
The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately?
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