Men generally enjoy preferential treatment – as Vivienne Ming knows from personal experience. Until 2007 the American neuroscientist was a man. She has been analyzing the financial disadvantages of being a woman in the US tech industry.
In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later, those who were there say there's more work to do.
Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas.
A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem.
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