Two thirds of medical students are women. But there are very few female doctors in leadership positions. Just ten percent make it to the top of their profession.
Chief physician Doris Henne-Bruns says that should be changed. Report by Anja Kimmig.
This week, more than 500 female leaders from around the world are meeting in Reykjavik for the Women Leaders Global Forum to discuss how to get more women into leadership positions. DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge reports.
In theory, women can become anything they want in Germany, even the chancellor. But if you look closer, it is clear that few women ever get leadership positions in the country's business, political or media worlds.
There is a lack of skilled workers in western and northern Europe, unemployment in southern and eastern Europe. "Qualified migration" is the new magic formula, but there will be consequences, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek.
The Women Leaders Global Forum in Reykjavik brings together extraordinary women from around the world. A new index shows there's still much work to be done when it comes to the perception of women in leadership posts.
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