More than one million people, mostly women, marched across the world against US President Donald Trump. Seven German cities also saw such marches, where thousands of people took to the streets, braving freezing cold conditions.
At celebrations marking 100 years of women's suffrage, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned against setbacks in women's rights. The fact Germany has a female chancellor "must not be an alibi" for shortcomings.
Asia Bibi, a Pakistani-Christian woman accused of blasphemy, was released from jail on Wednesday amid violent Islamist protests against her Supreme Court acquittal. But Bibi can reportedly still not leave the country.
A Berlin court overturned a ban on a right-wing rally after the state interior ministry said the candle-lit march would negate the meaning of memorials on the anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogrom.
Women won the right to vote in Germany on November 12, 1918. A look back at the activists who contributed to this achievement and why there's still much to be done in the country to really claim equal rights.
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