Nisreen Naffa from Palestine enthuses about German culture and “multiculti” Berlin.

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Cherrypicker provides information about German-language new releases and news from the book and media world. It presents current books and audio books from the field of fiction and non-fiction as well as music CDs. 

Women’s Suffrage

Two steps forward, one step back

Germany is celebrating 100 years of women’s suffrage, but political power is still unevenly distributed. In terms of numbers, women have never been equally represented in any German Bundestag. Initiatives like the Helene Weber Kolleg are pushing for change.

“Feminism lives on”

Younger people have a need for real equality in everyday life. Sociologist Marianne Schmidbaur explains how this is changing attitudes towards feminism and how gender equality in Germany looks like.