Barriers for German Women

Our story on the difficulty German women face in trying to pursue a career and raise a family prompted some readers to share stories of confronting the country's traditional attitudes to gender roles. Other readers felt that the value of spending time with children while they are young should not be discounted

I'm 35 and a woman scientist. Your article "The German Question," about the struggle for gender equality and the difficulties workingwomen face underlined issues that are very much my everyday reality [Jan. 30]. After learning about the ways other societies function, I believe there...

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