Photo Gallery: Conservative Women Push for Gender Equality
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Photo Gallery: Conservative Women Push for Gender Equality

Let Down By the Chancellor Merkel's Passive Gender Equality Policy Could Backfire

Angela Merkel has been a disappointment to many women conservatives, having failed to push strongly for gender equality during her seven years as chancellor. Now, female members of her Christian Democrats are beginning to openly defy her passive policies.
Von Peter Müller und Merlind Theile
Translated from the German by Ella Ornstein