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My Second Life: East German Women in a Changed World.

When the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, excitement and joy were shared by an entire people. In East Germany the transition into a free market economy, however, proved to be diffuclut. When jobs suddenly became sparse, women were the ones who were pushed off the market and of the more than 4 million women who were employed in East Germany before the wall fell, only 59% are still employed today. Some now call women the great losers of the East German revolution. Yet, interviews with these very women show a wide spectrum of responses to the changes in their lives. They talk about gains as well as losses. 53 min.

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