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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
People crowd in the streets of Berlin's Kreuzberg district to celebrate the traditional "Myfest" May Day festival on May 1, 2017. Photo: Ralf Hirschberger / DPA
People crowd in the streets of Berlin's ... […]

‘How much do you earn?’ Germany tackles gender pay gap

It's one of the last taboos: asking a colleague how much they earn. But Germany is hoping workers will do just that under a new law that aims to close the country's gender pay gap.