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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

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Understanding the burkini ban

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British professor says 'no shame' in reading romance novels

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Libération:'STOP hunting for burkinis!'

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Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines

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WELCOME TO FRANCE

Women-only gyms hit France

Video by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-09-30

Going to the gym is nothing special, but new clubs such as Lady Fitness or Curves changed it all: only women are allowed to be members. The concept was created around ten years ago in the US, and it has now won over French women.

Date created : 2009-09-30

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