More hate speech and Nazi incidents in Austria
The Ministry of Justice has recently issued data revealing that accusations and convictions of Nazi activity are on the rise.
7 Feb 2018
Parents on trial in Stuttgart after forcing their daugther to marry
A young woman has filed a lawsuit against her family that kidnapped, trafficked and married her off against her will. All because she refused to follow a traditional lifestyle.
16 Jan 2018
The herbicide that could bring down Merkel
With a Ph.D in quantum chemistry, Merkel is surely no stranger to the potential impact of chemicals in nature, but she may not have foreseen the devastating effect of an organophosphorus compound on her political career.
1 Dec 2017
Everyday sexism: now available as a comic book
French illustrator Emma has recently become an internet sensation thanks to her comics about everyday sexism. Women all over the world share her drawings saying they are a perfect depiction of reality.
24 Nov 2017
An uneven bookstack -- gender in literature
As the main partner of the Frankfurt Book Fair, France had an imposing representation, but only one-third of the writers were women. German authors were also approximately 70% male.
23 Oct 2017
What Europeans can learn from the body positive yoga scene in America
Fat people were always told that there was only a certain kind of physical activity that they could do and that every sport they try is tied to weight loss.
28 Sep 2017
Julia Reda is the hero we need
Reda holds internet access to be as sacred as access to water and electricity. She also believes in a borderless, compassionate Europe. In short, she’s cool. But that’s not what makes her a hero.
26 Sep 2017
Angela Merkel has not made it easier for German women to work. Why is that?
Angela Merkel is the exception that makes the rule in Germany. Women there make 21% less than men and hold under 4% of executive positions. Feminism is a bad word in the heartland of the EU and sociologists are openly calling for a women’s movement.
15 Sep 2017