Kristina Schroeder

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German Official: Mayer's Maternity Leave Too Short

Female Cabinet member criticizes Yahoo exec's decision

(Newser) - New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she plans to take a few weeks off for maternity leave and even work from home when she has her baby . This has suddenly become a political issue—in Germany. The nation's minister of family affairs tells Der Spiegel that Mayer is setting... More »

Battle in Germany: Is Sex Sexist?

German family minister calls Alice Schwarzer's comments 'absurd'

(Newser) - A female clash of the titans has erupted in Germany over one of the nation's top feminist's declaration that heterosexual sex is, well, sexist. "Heterosexual sex is hardly possible without the subjugation of women," leading women's rights advocate Alice Schwarzer, 67, says in her classic feminist tome. Now... More »

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