Wonderful to be a woman? It still pays more to be a man 

It is still more difficult for women to succeed in the work place 

It seems you still have to be a wonder woman these days to climb the corporate ladder. Women make on average €8,000 a year less than men and few of them make it all the way to the top. The economic crisis has made the situation even worse. This year's International Women's Day on 8 March is dedicated to how women have been affected by the crisis. Find out more in our infographic.

Our infographic shows that even if more women hold university degrees than men, fewer of them are employed, especially if they have young children. They also work part-time more often than men.