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Within Reach: Gloria Steinem's Life-Long Fight for Women's Rights

Within Reach: Gloria Steinem's Life-Long Fight for Women's Rights

SPIEGEL ONLINE - July 06, 2016

In the 1960s, Gloria Steinem became the icon of the women's movement and she hasn't slowed down since. Now, the US may elect a female president for the first time in its history. Has feminism finally reached its goal? By Samiha Shafy more... Comment ]

Anne-Marie Slaughter: 'This Country Is Ready for a Woman in the White House'

Anne-Marie Slaughter: 'This Country Is Ready for a Woman in the White House'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - March 01, 2016

Anne-Marie Slaughter was one of Hillary Clinton's top advisors at the State Department before she left politics to devote more time to her family. In an interview with SPIEGEL, she discusses the feminist debate that ensued and her views of the Syrian crisis. Interview Conducted by Britta Sandberg and Samiha Shafy more... Comment ]

A Feminist View of Cologne: 'The Current Outrage Is Very Hypocritical'

A Feminist View of Cologne: 'The Current Outrage Is Very Hypocritical'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 21, 2016

Germany's leading feminist, Alice Schwarzer, says the sexual attacks in Cologne make it necessary to look closer at Muslim immigration. Prominent feminist Anne Wizorek disagrees. SPIEGEL brought them together for a joint interview. Interview Conducted by Christiane Hoffmann and René Pfister more... Comment ]

Mobs and Counter-Mobs: Pitfalls, Prejudice and the Cologne Sexual Assaults

Mobs and Counter-Mobs: Pitfalls, Prejudice and the Cologne Sexual Assaults

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 08, 2016

The events in Cologne were perpetrated by a sexist criminal mob -- and have triggered the rise of racist digital mob in response. The incident has shown that much of the public doesn't care much about sexual violence, unless it comes from foreigners. A Commentary by Sascha Lobo more... Comment ]

Boardroom Quotas: The Slow Pace of Gender Equality in Corporate Germany

Boardroom Quotas: The Slow Pace of Gender Equality in Corporate Germany

SPIEGEL ONLINE - January 06, 2016

Germany's statutory gender quota for supervisory boards took effect at the beginning of the year, yet the ratio of women to men is still alarmingly low. Many companies don't even seem to realize that the new law applies to them. By Susanne Amann, Dinah Deckstein and Ann-Katrin Müller more... Comment ]

Nobel Laureates: 'Women Are Just As Gifted in Science as Men'

Nobel Laureates: 'Women Are Just As Gifted in Science as Men'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - August 20, 2015

In a SPIEGEL interview, Nobel Prize for medicine recipients Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard and May-Britt Moser discuss the challenges women face in the male-dominated world of science and how they broke through the glass ceiling. Interview by Rafaela von Bredow and Kerstin Kullmann more... Comment ]

Tumblr-Blog "All Male Panels": Das Hasselhoff-Siegel für pure Männlichkeit

Tumblr-Blog "All Male Panels": Das Hasselhoff-Siegel für pure Männlichkeit

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 01, 2015

Der Stempel steht für pure Männlichkeit: Wer auf dem Tumblr-Blog "All Male Panels" mit dem David-Hasselhoff-Siegel ausgezeichnet wird, hat zu viele Männer aufs Tagungspodium gesetzt. mehr... Forum ]

Bewerber-Bluff der HU Berlin: Mathematiker gesucht, aber nur weibliche

Bewerber-Bluff der HU Berlin: Mathematiker gesucht, aber nur weibliche

SPIEGEL ONLINE - June 12, 2014

Frauenförderung ist wichtig an der Humboldt Universität - zum Leidwesen von Matthias Aschenbrenner: Der Topmathematiker hatte eine Professur so gut wie sicher, doch ein Mann war nicht gewünscht. Die Uni brach die Berufung lieber ab. Von Hermann Horstkotte und Christoph Titz mehr... Forum ]

Gerechte Sprache an der Uni: Professix im Geschlechterkampf

Gerechte Sprache an der Uni: Professix im Geschlechterkampf

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 24, 2014

Heißt es StudentInnen, Studierende oder Student_innen? An den Unis tobt ein Streit um gerechte Sprache. Lann Hornscheidt vom Zentrum für Transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien der Humboldt-Universität schlägt eine neue Form vor: Studierx. Ein Interview von Oliver Trenkamp mehr... Forum ]

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor: 'Sometimes You Have To Do the Unexpected'

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor: 'Sometimes You Have To Do the Unexpected'

SPIEGEL ONLINE - April 02, 2014

In a SPIEGEL interview, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discusses her childhood in the Bronx, the challenges she faced in a legal world dominated by men and why life on America's highest court is more difficult than she thought it would be. Interview by Samiha Shafy more... Comment ]