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John Riceburg: The end of men?

Women are taking over the world. Are there still any reasons to go out onto the streets on March 8? John Riceburg has a look around in his apartment and his circle of friends. more

Mar 5, 2014 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog 9 Comments


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Amok Mama: Slutwalk

Jacinta Nandi spent Saturday at Slutwalk. And she's decided that even if all women are sluts, most of them aren't bitches. more

Aug 15, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 10 Comments


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Amok Mama: The worst feminist in the world

Jacinta Nandi is a feminist. A terrible one, though. Here's a scientific list of the reasons why. more

Jul 18, 2011 9:00 AM The Berlin Blog 4 Comments

What we owe to Berlin’s Trümmerfrauen is easily forgotten, yet we stride through it everyday. In the aftermath of the WWII, they took on the gruelling task of clearing the debris that once choked the city. more

Apr 4, 2011 7:00 AM Features 3 Comments

Every half hour, a woman in Berlin is physically assaulted – not by a stranger but by someone she trusts most: her husband, a lover or family member. Anne Lena Mösken investigates. more

Mar 28, 2011 11:00 AM People 1 Comments

Ines Pohl, the editor-in-chief of Germany’s influential daily taz (Die Tageszeitung), talks about her job, the quota debate and the loneliness of the female executive. more

Mar 21, 2011 10:00 AM People

You might think Germany is a politically correct kind of place where women wear the pants – or rather the fetching trouser suits. But in business, you’d be wrong. more

Mar 21, 2011 10:00 AM People

Whether they promote good food, gender equality or a surveillance-free state, these six women know how to cause a stir. more

Mar 15, 2011 9:00 AM Culture

Here and abroad, their talent has made them Berlin’s biggest stars. Part of our BERLIN'S TOP CHICKS package from THE BERLINER FRAU issue. See who made our list in all six categories. more

Mar 15, 2011 9:00 AM Culture 2 Comments

These seven women are among the very few who made it to the top within Berlin’s male-dominated halls of power. more

Mar 15, 2011 9:00 AM Zeitgeist

As part of our BERLIN'S TOP CHICKS series from THE BERLINER FRAU issue, we take a look at the women on top in the Berlin theater scene. It's a bit of a man's world – with some notable exceptions. more

Mar 14, 2011 7:00 AM Stage

If there's one industry where women are holding their own in Berlin, it's fashion. Part of our BERLIN'S TOP CHICKS package from THE BERLINER FRAU issue. See who made our list in all six categories. more

Mar 14, 2011 6:00 AM Zeitgeist 1 Comments

When it comes to the art world women seem to deploy more influence than power, as taste-shapers at home and key players on the international field. Part of our BERLIN'S TOP CHICKS package from THE BERLINER FRAU issue. more

Mar 14, 2011 6:00 AM , Art

A new Berlin-based bi-annual magazine, written in English “for men by women”, has stories aplenty about prostitutes, waitresses, careless twenty-somethings, and midwives. But why is the editor a guy? more

Mar 7, 2011 5:00 AM Culture

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