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Recession to blame for women having fewer kids?

New figures release that Germany continues to shrink fast. Fertility rates in Europe’s biggest economy have plummeted to a historic low. The number of births declined to 665.126 in 2009, the lowest level since 1945. However, Germany is no isolated … Continue reading

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UK budget cuts hit women more than men

According to research by the House of Commons library, measures announced in the comprehensive spending review in the UK will hit women twice as hard as men. Yvette Cooper, the shadow foreign secretary and shadow minister for equalities, says that … Continue reading

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