# Women

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.
Paolo Gentiloni, European Economy Commissioner, speaks at a press conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Dati Bendo/European Commission/dpa
Paolo Gentiloni, European Economy Commis […]

EU report laments lack of progress on gender equality, climate goals

The "United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" is a global initiative to help the world achieve more sustainability and equality. Accordingly, Eurostat, the EU's statistical office, has evaluated and examined the European Union's performance towards implementing and achieving these goals.
Piktogramme für eine Frau und ein Mann sind an einer Toiletten-Tür angebracht. Frauen haben in Bereichen wie Bildung und Arbeitsmarkt in den vergangenen Jahren aufgeholt. Doch von umfassender Gleichstellung ist Deutschland laut einer Studie des Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftlichen Instituts (WSI) der gewerkschaftsnahen Hans-Böckler-Stiftung noch weit entfernt.
Piktogramme für eine Frau und ein Mann […]

Men and women at work – the differences in figures

How big is the gender pay gap? How many women do listed companies have in senior management positions, and how big is the pension pay gap? A male-female comparison.
(From 5L) French actresses Alexandra Lamy, Julie Gayet and Nadege Beausson Diagne, director and actress Eva Darlan, senator and ex-minister Laurence Rossignol, activist Muriel Robin, actress Anne Le Nen and artist Orlan take part in a protest to condemn violence against women in Paris on November 23, 2019. Photo: Alain Jocard / AFP
(From 5L) French actresses Alexandra Lam […]

France unveils plan to halt violence against women

France has unveiled new measures to combat violence against women by their partners or ex-partners, as concerns mount over the number of women killed in the country
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