Many Russian women complain of increasing sexism and a lack of equality. In both state and commercial sectors, the image of women is stereotypically traditional. If they don’t fit a certain image, they’re at a disadvantage.
#MeToo has sparked a heated debate that runs the gamut: from Oprah Winfrey's appeal for women's rights to Catherine Deneuve's admonition to moderation. Finally, a debate about sexism, says DW's Susanne Lenz-Gleissner.
Berlin's government wants to ban sexist ads across the city after three districts set out similar plans. Advertisers say the issue is irrelevant, but local politicians say misogynist advertising influences children.
From protests to musical performances, strikes to sporting events - activities celebrating International Women's Day are taking place across the globe. DW reports on the latest events.
A Czech nuclear power plant decided a bikini contest would be a good way to choose its next round of interns. Facebook users were asked to rate school graduates who posed inside a cooling tower.
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