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Lebanon repeals 'rape law', but activists say more is needed to protect women

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Latest update : 2013-01-24

Barack Obama, season 2

Barack Obama had an upbeat message this week as he was sworn in for a second term as US president. Tens of thousands were there in Washington DC to hear it. Next, the anniversary of Roe vs Wade stirs up strong emotions in the United States. Finally, Kathryn Bigelow's account of the capture of Bin Laden gets backs up in Hollywood and Washington alike.

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2017-08-04 USA

American Wild West: sun sets on cow-boys way of life

This week, we take some time to appreciate the beauty, history, and possibilities of the American Wild West! It's one of the USA's most romanticised tourist destinations, but its...

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2017-08-02 Venezuela

Venezuelan mothers flee to Colombia to give birth

In Venezuela, as the economic and political crisis worsens, a growing number of women is heading to neighbouring Colombia to give birth. They try to flee the shortage of medecine...

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2017-07-26 USA

USA: Fierce battle over Kentucky's only abortion clinic

Is a woman's right to choose under threat in the United States? Six months into Donald Trump's presidency, family planning clinics are under severe pressure in certain parts of...

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2017-07-19 television

Game of Thrones returns: Mega fans bask in themed pop-up bar

The award-winning fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" is entering its seventh and penultimate season - meaning the end is nigh. To prepare for the impending finale, some fans are...

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2017-07-12 El Salvador

Outrage over teen rape case in El Salvador

This week we head to El Salvador, where a 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for giving birth to a stillborn baby after she was raped. Amnesty International...

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