Pandemic risks undoing gains for women, Merkel warns

Pandemic risks undoing gains for women, Merkel warns

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Saturday that the pandemic risked rolling back progress made on gender equality, as women take on the lion's share of childcare in lockdown and are more likely to work in at-risk jobs.

Germany to order large companies to include women on executive boards

Germany to order large companies to include women on executive boards

Berlin film festival to drop gender distinctions in awards

Berlin film festival to drop gender distinctions in awards

Merkel named world’s ‘second most eloquent leader’

Merkel named world’s ‘second most eloquent leader’

How Merkel’s CDU plans for half of key party posts to be filled by women

How Merkel’s CDU plans for half of key party posts to be filled by women

Rapper fined over ‘nauseating’ misogynist lyrics

Rapper fined over ‘nauseating’ misogynist lyrics

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Ethics watchdogs call for end to baby hatches

Hospital pays damages for removing woman’s healthy breast

Hospital pays damages for removing woman’s healthy breast

Bakers cook up campaign to fight domestic violence

Bakers cook up campaign to fight domestic violence

Munich doctors rebuild breasts with pig tissue after cancer

Munich doctors rebuild breasts with pig tissue after cancer

Sex-ed to sexism: New series explores being a woman in Germany and the US

Sex-ed to sexism: New series explores being a woman in Germany and the US

Over 85 percent of IT jobs in Germany held by men

Over 85 percent of IT jobs in Germany held by men

Berlin offers women cheaper transport tickets for ‘Equal Pay Day’

Berlin offers women cheaper transport tickets for ‘Equal Pay Day’

This is how significant the gender pay gap is in Germany

This is how significant the gender pay gap is in Germany

Berlin film fest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers

Berlin film fest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers

Brandenburg approves landmark law to boost number of women in parliament

Brandenburg approves landmark law to boost number of women in parliament

Germany to soften ban on providing information on abortions

Germany to soften ban on providing information on abortions

Man takes Bavarian town to court over ‘women-only’ parking spaces

Man takes Bavarian town to court over ‘women-only’ parking spaces

Short candidates in NRW cannot become police officers, court confirms

Short candidates in NRW cannot become police officers, court confirms

‘Middle-aged men in suits’ interior ministry photo sparks outrage

‘Middle-aged men in suits’ interior ministry photo sparks outrage

Could this close the gender gap in the workforce?
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Could this close the gender gap in the workforce?

Why there are so few women in the Bundestag and what this could mean

Why there are so few women in the Bundestag and what this could mean

‘Men touched my body and I was surprised; I thought this doesn’t happen in Germany’

‘Men touched my body and I was surprised; I thought this doesn’t happen in Germany’

Put more women on your boards or we’ll make you, government warns business

Put more women on your boards or we’ll make you, government warns business

Gender equality? Meet Germany’s first ‘men’s officer’

Gender equality? Meet Germany’s first ‘men’s officer’

Dresden ‘most woman-friendly’ city in Germany

Dresden ‘most woman-friendly’ city in Germany

Why these women say wage transparency is not enough

Why these women say wage transparency is not enough

German female executives quota ‘is a paper tiger’

German female executives quota ‘is a paper tiger’

Is Germany segregating women on trains? Not quite

Is Germany segregating women on trains? Not quite

Space firm seeks Germany’s first female astronaut

Space firm seeks Germany’s first female astronaut

Nine German ‘Powerfrauen’ you should know about

Nine German ‘Powerfrauen’ you should know about

German men STILL paid 20 percent more than women

German men STILL paid 20 percent more than women

Women plan protests against ‘pro-rape’ pickup artists

Women plan protests against ‘pro-rape’ pickup artists

German birthrate jumps to quarter-century high

German birthrate jumps to quarter-century high

German women fear family’s impact on career

German women fear family’s impact on career

Germany among top ten countries for mums

Germany among top ten countries for mums

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

MPs vote through women executive quota

MPs vote through women executive quota

Women executive quota bill ‘unconstitutional’

Women executive quota bill ‘unconstitutional’

Women executive quota coming in 2016

Women executive quota coming in 2016

Coalition falls out over female executive quota

Coalition falls out over female executive quota

WEF: Germany less competitive than USA

WEF: Germany less competitive than USA

German women fall short of equality

German women fall short of equality

Unqualified doctor clears breast cancer patients

Unqualified doctor clears breast cancer patients

Equality tsar wins case against own ministry

Equality tsar wins case against own ministry

‘I tend not to stand around in my underwear’

‘I tend not to stand around in my underwear’

Germany fails to bridge gender pay gap

Germany fails to bridge gender pay gap

One in three women experience violence

One in three women experience violence

‘Morning-after-pill law is a barrier for women’

‘Morning-after-pill law is a barrier for women’

SPD: half of our ministers will be women

SPD: half of our ministers will be women

Doctor jailed for taking 35,000 photos of patients

Doctor jailed for taking 35,000 photos of patients

Women’s quotas closer after coalition talks

Women’s quotas closer after coalition talks

Berlin honours executed US freedom-fighter

Berlin honours executed US freedom-fighter

Study: German men think gender equality reached

Study: German men think gender equality reached

Judge orders lawyer to remove headscarf

Judge orders lawyer to remove headscarf

Sexual assaults double at Munich’s Oktoberfest

Sexual assaults double at Munich’s Oktoberfest

German men ‘lust after female earners’

German men ‘lust after female earners’

First female genital mutilation clinic opens

First female genital mutilation clinic opens

Headscarf photo ‘ruins job interview chances’

Headscarf photo ‘ruins job interview chances’

Firm sacked woman as she ‘might get pregnant’

Firm sacked woman as she ‘might get pregnant’

Half of German women unhappy with inequality

Half of German women unhappy with inequality

Six kilo newborn Germany’s biggest baby

Six kilo newborn Germany’s biggest baby

Women play ‘major role’ in neo-Nazi scene

Women play ‘major role’ in neo-Nazi scene

First Euro defeat for female footie team

First Euro defeat for female footie team

Women footballers face Sweden in Euro semi

Women footballers face Sweden in Euro semi

Germany kicks off Euro effort with 0-0 draw

Germany kicks off Euro effort with 0-0 draw

State powerless to boost crawling birth rate

State powerless to boost crawling birth rate

Hamburg to be run by at least 40 percent women

Hamburg to be run by at least 40 percent women

Germans realize women drivers are better

Germans realize women drivers are better

‘I come to Germany for prostitutes – it’s like Aldi’

‘I come to Germany for prostitutes – it’s like Aldi’

Tunisia jails topless protesters for 4 months

Tunisia jails topless protesters for 4 months

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed

Cardinal: Women should stay at home and breed

Giant Barbie doll house opens amid protests

Giant Barbie doll house opens amid protests

Merkel: I store sleep like a camel stores water

Merkel: I store sleep like a camel stores water

Merkel quashes revolt over female exec quota

Merkel quashes revolt over female exec quota

‘Today I am happy to live with a beard’

‘Today I am happy to live with a beard’

More women opting for engineering studies

More women opting for engineering studies

Topless feminists protest Islamist oppression

Topless feminists protest Islamist oppression

Glass ceiling intact in most top German firms

Glass ceiling intact in most top German firms

Most German women still feel disadvantaged

Most German women still feel disadvantaged

Germany to block EU quota for women execs

Germany to block EU quota for women execs

Women still ‘much poorer’ than partners

Women still ‘much poorer’ than partners

‘There is an urgent desire for social change’

‘There is an urgent desire for social change’

FDP celebrate under-fire election candidate

FDP celebrate under-fire election candidate

MP’s ‘dirndl’ quip sparks sexism debate

MP’s ‘dirndl’ quip sparks sexism debate

Men take on more household shopping

Men take on more household shopping

Women in west fill ‘misogynistic’ mini-jobs

Women in west fill ‘misogynistic’ mini-jobs

Steinbrück: Merkel gets ‘women’s bonus’ in polls

Steinbrück: Merkel gets ‘women’s bonus’ in polls

Is Germany a horrible place to raise a family?

Is Germany a horrible place to raise a family?

Fewer Germans find children worthwhile

Fewer Germans find children worthwhile

Women on contracts can keep pregnancy mum

Women on contracts can keep pregnancy mum

Divorce deals ‘should factor in marriage length’

Divorce deals ‘should factor in marriage length’

The Fatherland’s feminist Alice Schwarzer turns 70

The Fatherland’s feminist Alice Schwarzer turns 70

Siemens cuts woman who broke glass ceiling

Siemens cuts woman who broke glass ceiling

UN: immigrant women need better protection

UN: immigrant women need better protection

Domestic abuse fight takes shape online

Domestic abuse fight takes shape online

Women stage topless protest in Ikea

Women stage topless protest in Ikea

German gender gap ‘widens despite talk’

German gender gap ‘widens despite talk’

Woman crowned ‘car parking champion’

Woman crowned ‘car parking champion’

Firms run by women ‘less likely to go broke’

Firms run by women ‘less likely to go broke’

Sexual assault ‘on the rise at Oktoberfest’

Sexual assault ‘on the rise at Oktoberfest’

Upper house approves gender quota

Upper house approves gender quota

German joins EU group against women’s quota

German joins EU group against women’s quota

‘No models’ mag drops ban after thinner sales

‘No models’ mag drops ban after thinner sales

Teacher fined for pointing out cleavage with pencil

Teacher fined for pointing out cleavage with pencil

Pink stinks, says toy marketing campaigner

Pink stinks, says toy marketing campaigner

Hunt for soldier’s rapist continues

Hunt for soldier’s rapist continues

Women banned from water slide after ‘injuries’

Women banned from water slide after ‘injuries’

Prosecutors probe voyeur gynaecologist

Prosecutors probe voyeur gynaecologist

Lone-living ladies ‘more likely to have top job’

Lone-living ladies ‘more likely to have top job’

Women on far more psycho drugs than men

Women on far more psycho drugs than men

Sexist ads create turbulence for Lufthansa

Sexist ads create turbulence for Lufthansa

Army chief: We need more creches

Army chief: We need more creches

Women managers still rare and earning less

Women managers still rare and earning less

Half of killed women are victims of ‘their man’

Half of killed women are victims of ‘their man’

Women’s football misses major viewing goals

Women’s football misses major viewing goals

Women slam ‘their’ minister for new book

Women slam ‘their’ minister for new book

No-name job letters ‘help women and migrants’

No-name job letters ‘help women and migrants’

Germans back voluntary quotas for women

Germans back voluntary quotas for women

Germans find jobs, set up fewer new firms

Germans find jobs, set up fewer new firms

Merkel’s party ‘not attracting women’

Merkel’s party ‘not attracting women’

Millions of women face poverty in old age

Millions of women face poverty in old age

<i>Bild</i> newspaper banishes boobs to inside page

Bild newspaper banishes boobs to inside page

Women’s minister rules out top job gender quota

Women’s minister rules out top job gender quota

Germany: most unfair society in Europe

Germany: most unfair society in Europe

Petition demands more women in top media jobs

Petition demands more women in top media jobs

Football teams turn pink for women’s wallets

Football teams turn pink for women’s wallets

German firms ‘still failing to promote women’

German firms ‘still failing to promote women’

Almost half of disabled women sexually abused

Almost half of disabled women sexually abused

German women’s volleyball team eye Olympics after beating USA

German women’s volleyball team eye Olympics after beating USA

Project pictures the plight of immigrants

Project pictures the plight of immigrants

Top firms unveil plan to increase female execs

Top firms unveil plan to increase female execs

Big majority in favor of gender quota for execs

Big majority in favor of gender quota for execs

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

SPD politician calls for ‘no politics’ day

Germany kick off bid for third women’s World Cup title

Germany kick off bid for third women’s World Cup title

Germany, US and Brazil favourites at Women’s World Cup

Germany, US and Brazil favourites at Women’s World Cup

Women’s football confronts gay taboos

Women’s football confronts gay taboos

Watching women’s football – it’s just no fun

Watching women’s football – it’s just no fun

Women playing bigger role among far-right extremists

Women playing bigger role among far-right extremists

Playboy shoot reveals feminine side of German football squad

Playboy shoot reveals feminine side of German football squad

Germany has too many housewives, EU warns

Germany has too many housewives, EU warns

Industry wants women, migrants and older workers to plug jobs gap

Industry wants women, migrants and older workers to plug jobs gap

Women more likely to manage small companies

Women more likely to manage small companies

Top corporations resist quota for hiring women execs

Top corporations resist quota for hiring women execs

Berlin’s techno scene shows its feminine side

Berlin’s techno scene shows its feminine side

Germany fails to close gender wage gap

Germany fails to close gender wage gap

Government to meet with DAX firms over women execs

Government to meet with DAX firms over women execs

Daimler hires first woman board member

Daimler hires first woman board member

DAX companies oppose gender quota

DAX companies oppose gender quota

Merkel slams dearth of female executives

Merkel slams dearth of female executives

Künast calls inequality in top jobs unconstitutional

Künast calls inequality in top jobs unconstitutional

Majority thinks quota needed for women execs

Majority thinks quota needed for women execs

Schröder for gradual quota for women execs

Schröder for gradual quota for women execs

Merkel rules out quota for women execs

Merkel rules out quota for women execs

Egyptian protests trip up Miss Germany pageant preparations

Egyptian protests trip up Miss Germany pageant preparations

Ministers at odds over jobs quota for women

Ministers at odds over jobs quota for women

Women and immigrants must fill labour shortage, study says

Women and immigrants must fill labour shortage, study says

Women have strengthened army, says military association

Women have strengthened army, says military association

MRI scans live birth

MRI scans live birth

Germany battles rising tide of sex trafficking

Germany battles rising tide of sex trafficking

Roller derby warriors skate to glory

Roller derby warriors skate to glory

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds

Women’s equality stronger in former east, study finds

Family Minister Schröder locked in blazing feminism row

Family Minister Schröder locked in blazing feminism row

Merkel no longer world’s most powerful woman

Merkel no longer world’s most powerful woman

Bayer develops ‘vaginal atrophy’ drug

Bayer develops ‘vaginal atrophy’ drug

Filmmaker to post archive of Holocaust survivor interviews online

Filmmaker to post archive of Holocaust survivor interviews online

Women believe men deserve higher pay, study finds

Women believe men deserve higher pay, study finds

Erotic magazine for women hits German newsstands

Erotic magazine for women hits German newsstands

Family strife blamed for high suicide rate among Turkish women

Family strife blamed for high suicide rate among Turkish women

Cracking the corporate glass ceiling

Cracking the corporate glass ceiling

‘Merkel bonus’ fails to save German women from pay gap

‘Merkel bonus’ fails to save German women from pay gap

Deutsche Telekom introduces quota for women executives

Deutsche Telekom introduces quota for women executives

Schavan says German women get a raw deal

Schavan says German women get a raw deal

Women still rare in German boardrooms

Women still rare in German boardrooms

Big-boned in Berlin

Big-boned in Berlin

German women to get TV channel of their own

German women to get TV channel of their own

Mother of eight jailed for smothering baby boy in cellar

Mother of eight jailed for smothering baby boy in cellar

Protestants pick first woman to lead church

Protestants pick first woman to lead church

German officials back ‘morning-after’ pill without prescription

German officials back ‘morning-after’ pill without prescription

Women working part-time jobs up 16 percent in last decade

Women working part-time jobs up 16 percent in last decade

Claudia Schiffer exits the catwalk

Claudia Schiffer exits the catwalk

Fashion magazine ‘Brigitte’ goes model-free

Fashion magazine ‘Brigitte’ goes model-free

Merkel starts to actively court female voters

Merkel starts to actively court female voters

Research exposes breadth of Germany’s executive gender gap

Research exposes breadth of Germany’s executive gender gap

Germany crush England to win women’s Euro title

Germany crush England to win women’s Euro title

Germany set to face England in historic women’s Euro 2009 final

Germany set to face England in historic women’s Euro 2009 final

Merkel demands equal pay for women

Merkel demands equal pay for women

Merkel remains world’s most powerful woman

Merkel remains world’s most powerful woman

Blind women training to detect breast cancer

Blind women training to detect breast cancer

Eastern women surviving the crisis best

Eastern women surviving the crisis best

Premium for old cars revs up women drivers

Premium for old cars revs up women drivers

German mothers with full-time work most gratified

German mothers with full-time work most gratified

Germany lags Europe in social equality survey

Germany lags Europe in social equality survey

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions

Berlin tightens rules on late-term abortions

Eastern German women considered ‘less ditzy’

Eastern German women considered ‘less ditzy’

Brother admits to ‘honour killing’ of sister for secret abortion

Brother admits to ‘honour killing’ of sister for secret abortion

German woman running for Indonesian parliament

German woman running for Indonesian parliament

Women stage wage-gap protests nationwide

Women stage wage-gap protests nationwide

Germany pans EU proposal for longer maternity leave

Germany pans EU proposal for longer maternity leave

Klum says she’s not too fat

Klum says she’s not too fat

Cheerleaders gather in Bremen for national championship

Cheerleaders gather in Bremen for national championship

Women still lagging behind in government

Women still lagging behind in government

Study says ban on headscarves violates human rights

Study says ban on headscarves violates human rights

German gender wage gap above EU average

German gender wage gap above EU average

Germans look for love on the ‘Flirt Express’ speed dating train

Germans look for love on the ‘Flirt Express’ speed dating train

Karlsruhe student crowned ‘Miss Germany 2009’

Karlsruhe student crowned ‘Miss Germany 2009’

Merkel calls for more women to join politics

Merkel calls for more women to join politics

Merkel calls for more women in top business positions

Merkel calls for more women in top business positions

German men are more romantic than their lady friends

German men are more romantic than their lady friends

German woman to head French culinary bible

German woman to head French culinary bible

Census shows 13 percent of women go childless

Census shows 13 percent of women go childless

Court rules big breasts not a health problem for insurance

Court rules big breasts not a health problem for insurance

Germany wants warning labels for pregnant women on beer

Germany wants warning labels for pregnant women on beer

Doctors blast bar boob battle

Doctors blast bar boob battle

Physical and sexual abuse affects 40 percent of women

Physical and sexual abuse affects 40 percent of women

Baby hatches have not reduced infant killings

Baby hatches have not reduced infant killings

German women don’t want to cook your dinner

German women don’t want to cook your dinner

German Nobel winner criticizes big pharma

German Nobel winner criticizes big pharma

German awarded Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer virus work

German awarded Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer virus work

‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ goes to German gynaecologist

‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ goes to German gynaecologist

Elderly German divorcées protest east-west benefit gap

Elderly German divorcées protest east-west benefit gap

Pimp charged €210,000 for beating his whores

Pimp charged €210,000 for beating his whores

More than half of pregnant German women drink alcohol

More than half of pregnant German women drink alcohol

German women still earn less than men

German women still earn less than men

Brits eye German police safer bra initiative

Brits eye German police safer bra initiative

German policewomen get special safety bras

German policewomen get special safety bras

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Glass ceiling means diplomacy is still a man’s world