More than half of the citizens is in favour of the International women’s day, 8. To explain March, following the example of Berlin to the statutory holiday. A representative survey by the opinion research Institute YouGov on behalf of the editors ‘ network, Germany.

After that, 54 percent of the respondents would follow the example of Berlin, 34 percent were against it. In the capital of the women’s day this Friday for the first Time holiday, as the first state, the red introduced the red-green governed Berlin this a work-free day. Thus, the Federal government has concluded with their ministries and other authorities, quasi -“”, while the Rest of Germany. This has never been seen.

“Like no other date in the 8. March, Berlin’s governing mayor Michael Müller (SPD) said for the long way towards equality of the sexes”. For politics and society, it is important to continue to fight for equality and the rights of women. Here is a lot has been achieved: “There are many burning tasks remain.” In the capital are expected in the afternoon several thousand people to a Demonstration for women’s day.

On International women’s day, calling numerous organizations for the full social, economic, cultural and political equality of women. Sexism, wage differences between men and women, for a long time, the lowest proportion of women in the Bundestag: The path to equality is in many Parts of the company more than 100 years after the first international women’s day.

CDU Boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer finds the percentage of women in their party, even “embarrassing”. The CDU will win elections only, and as the people’s party for survival, “if we compete with strong women, their ideas and the reality of Life, for Offices, committees, and parliaments,” she writes in a guest post for the “Passauer Neue Presse” (Friday).

Kramp-Karrenbauer announced that one of their personal priorities as a party Chairman would be “to attract more women to politics and the Quorum in our party consistently”. The proportion of women in the parliaments and parties “in the CDU” – “for a representative democracy, and for us as a people party embarrassing”.

From the point of view of the Deputy CDU leader Julia Klöckner is the time that Germany gets a female head of state. “That it has been in all the years, no woman as Federal President in Germany, I find strange. It is time for a bit of normality even in the highest office”, said the Minister for agriculture, “Focus online”.

Federal Minister of justice Katarina Barley (SPD) reiterated the goal of the coalition to promote more women in top positions. “We must not let up in equality,” she said to the RND (Friday). The introduction of a 30 percent women’s quota for Supervisory boards of large companies was a milestone. “This is the path we continue to follow,” said Barley. “We will particularly hold those companies to continue to include no women in leadership positions.”

dpa

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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