The Working PoorWhy So Many Women Earn So Little

44 min
Available from 04/12/2020 to 03/03/2021

In Germany, three-quarters of all women between the age of 15 and 65 are in work. More than half of them earn no more than €1,500 net per month. Many women work part-time, often because of childcare duties, or are in precarious employment. Why do so many women still earn so little?

This programme by German channel WDR is part of The European Collection, a joint initiative of European public media (ARD, ARTE, France Télévisions, SSR SRG and ZDF), coordinated by ARTE and supported by the Creative Europe - MEDIA programme.


  • Production :
    • WDR
  • Author :
    • Susanne Jäger
  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2018

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