Topic: Ursula von der Leyen
Germany's traditional family policies have forced German women to choose between a career and motherhood. The consequences could slow its economic momentum.
According to an OECD report published this week, women working full-time in Germany make 21.6 percent less than men and hold substantially fewer top business positions.
Greece revealed today that it is in more dire economic straits than envisioned when a €110 billion bailout deal was agreed to this summer, sparking concern that Europe’s debt crisis could deepen.
10/03/2011 01:35 pm
Chancellor Merkel wins a majority in parliament, but the public is more skeptical. More than a third of Germans think Greece, the recipient of two bailouts, should be kicked out of the EU.
09/29/2011 04:53 pm
The divides in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition over issues such as austerity budgets and nuclear energy were exposed in a drawn-out election for the largely ceremonial office of president.
07/01/2010 12:34 pm
New programs aim to ensure low-income kids can aspire to promising careers.
07/28/2008 01:00 am