To mark International Women's Day, we take a close look at women in power and ask: are they the better politicians? Guests: Susanne Koelbl (Spiegel), Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson (NPR) Karen Taylor (Political activist)
Stopping genital mutilation, providing access to abortion, women's visibility in the media: From Guatemala to India, DW looks at the issues activists focus on and their forms of advocacy, from poetry to protest.
"DW Women," DW's newest social media offering, will provide a broad variety of content related to women's rights. The goal is to lend a voice to victims of oppression and address gender discrimination worldwide.
Berlin's progressive government has announced it supports the mayor's proposal to make March 8 a public holiday. The highly symbolic initiative would make the German capital a leader in recognizing women's achievements.
International Women's Day is celebrated worldwide on March 8. In Berlin, it's finally an official holiday — but across Germany the day and its meaning are falling flat. That is simply deplorable, says Anja Brockmann.
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