Around the world, women still earn less than men. What are the reasons for the wage gap, and when will it finally be closed?
Women make up about 31 percent of parliamentarians in the German Bundestag. A group of cross-party politicians are working to bring that up to parity with their male colleagues, and Franziska Giffey is backing them.
Does Sweden need a feminist party? Feminist Initiative says it does and has inspired mainstream parties to don gender-conscious glasses in the world's first country to adopt a "feminist foreign policy."
The World Economic Forum warned of women's declining participation in politics, unequal access to health and education. Germany was ranked 14th in gender wage equality, while the US slid to 51st.
The 69th Berlinale focuses on themes of family, childhood, gender equality and nutrition. But how will the overriding slogan, "The personal is political," be borne out across the festival's 400 film program?
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