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#Women’s rights

An activist of the "Declic" movement for women's rights holds a printed half face picture showing a victim of domestic violence during a protest in Bucharest. Photo: Daniel Mihailescu / AFP-File
An activist of the "Declic" movement for... […]

As pandemic eases, fatal gender violence worsens in Europe

As life returns to normal in Europe, there has been a resurgence of violence against women as abusers experience a "loss of the control" they enjoyed throughout the coronavirus lockdowns
Women take part in a protest demanding justice for victims of gender violence at Constitution Square in Guatemala City on October 10, 2020. Photo: Johan Ordonez / AFP
Women take part in a protest demanding j... […]

Pandemic inflames violence against women

No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence which has surged during lockdowns, as the day marking the fight to end violence against women is held
ARCHIV - ILLUSTRATION - Eine Frau steht am 07.12.2010 in Berlin und erklärt eine mittels Beamer an die Wand projezierte Statistik. In Deutschland sind deutlich mehr Frauen berufstätig als in den meisten anderen EU-Ländern. Foto: Tobias Kleinschmidt/dpa (zu dpa «In Deutschland haben mehr Frauen einen Job als im EU-Schnitt» vom 07.03.2014) +++(c) dpa - Bildfunk+++
ARCHIV - ILLUSTRATION - Eine Frau steht ... […]

Employed women in the EU

This online graphic shows the share of employed women aged 20 to 64 in the EU.