Festival Scores Points for German Filmmakers

A women’s film festival that just marked its 20th year shows the movie industry’s structural resistance to newcomers, organizers say. In Germany, for instance, women are near parity in film schools but win marginal industry financing.

Germany in Angst Over Low Birthrate

With the German birth rate at an all-time low, politicians and demographers are wondering how to encourage women to have babies. Some say more child care is the key. Second story on the European Union, women and work.