100 years of women's suffrage

Demonstration für das Frauenwahlrecht
Make your voice heard! How women have changed society: gender equality in Germany in 2018.

Women vote differently

Women in Germany have had the right to vote for 100 years. Why they nevertheless sometimes cast their vote less often than men, and what parties they prefer.

Equal rights in politics?

One of the most powerful women in the world governs Germany. Does that mean German politics has a high proportion of women? Here are the figures.

Women at the United Nations

Ursula Müller is the highest-ranking German woman at the UN. Women are underrepresented in leadership positions at the UN. The aim is to change this.

“We find politics sexy”

Just an added touch of pink? Or a powerful boost for feminism in Germany? Opinion-making magazines, fashion with a message and a demonstration in Berlin indicate where things are heading.

Half of 
heaven

A great deal has changed for women in Germany over recent decades. They have never been better trained nor enjoyed greater freedom. Yet the path to equality remains a stony one.