• 1968

    A thrown tomato becomes the symbol for the rebellion of women in the Extra-Parliamentary Opposition.

  • 1971

    The fight against the abortion ban is the trigger of the women’s movement throughout Europe.

  • 1972

    From the fight against § 218 a networked German women’s movement has developed.

  • 1973

    The German women’s movement creates publicity with imaginative and provocative campaigns.

  • 1974

    The fight for the ‘Fristenlösung’ is won – and lost once again. The West German women’s movement celebrates its first festivals. The benevolent tone of the media is exacerbated.

  • 1975

    The UN declares the ‚Year of the Woman‘, the Women’s Movement the ‚Year of Women’s Struggle‘. The topics of sexuality and love are now on the agenda.

  • 1976

    Violence against women becomes a central issue of the German women’s movement. Female students and university graduates demand women’s studies at all universities.

  • 1977

    EMMA and Courage are published – now feminists have a supra-regional, public voice. The formerly united women’s movement starts differentiating itself into different political tendencies.

  • 1978

    The lawsuit against sexist magazine covers of the Stern makes the incipient fight against pornography popular. Autonomous feminists and traditional women’s politicians are looking for personal exchange.

  • 1979

    The women’s movement as a political movement starts dissolving. It takes on its way into projects and through the institutions. Feminism is omnipresent

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