Germany is a diverse country and this also holds true for gender relations in the country of immigration. Women, men, and LGBTQ persons should be able to autonomously and freely shape their own path in life. The extent to which immigration can affect gender relations is an intriguing question, also one fraught with conflict, that the Expert Commission addresses in .
Irrespective of migration, Germany has been struggling for emancipation and equality for more than a hundred years. There are many efforts in this regard, but no 'automatism' towards greater and equal participation of all people. The Expert Commission has dealt in detail with where it sees a need for action and provides suggestions on several topics, including
- empowerment, which must support all people (regardless of their origin, gender or sexual orientation) in shaping their lives in a self-determined way, see
- the question of the connection between religiosity and gender with regard to employment biographies in
- the question of family reunification in and
- the labour market participation of women in .