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Latest update : 2013-12-24

Indonesia: Meet the women who enforce Sharia Law

Our reporters take to the road with a Sharia Law patrol unit in the Indonesian city of Bande Aceh. And there's not a man among them! One year on after the tragic gang-rape in India, we take a look at whether the treatment of rape victims has improved. And we meet Las Patronas, a group of Mexican women who're giving food to illegal immigrants as they attempt to cross the U.S. border.

By Annette YOUNG

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2018-06-22 Annette YOUNG

Developing a code of their own: Are women leading the tech revolution in Paris?

Is it really a female-led tech revolution here in Paris, as some are claiming? The reality is the statistics are still pretty bleak with recent figures revealing just 33 percent...

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2018-06-15 Annette YOUNG

Turning pain into hope: Rwanda's children of rape

In this edition, Rwanda's children of rape and the mothers who raised them despite social stigma and no financial assistance. Also how the definition of rape is changing in parts...

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2018-06-08 Claire PRYDE

No-pregnancy guarantee: Recruiters order Sri Lankan migrant workers to take birth control

In this edition, we report on Sri Lankan women taking up work in the Gulf being injected – often without their knowledge - with contraceptives before leaving. Also, we meet some...

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2018-06-01 Annette YOUNG

Sharing the untold stories of the women who shaped Paris

In this special edition, we take a look at the movement to recognise the contribution of women in the French capital and the growing campaign to share their often untold stories....

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2018-05-25 Annette YOUNG

U.S. mid-terms: Record number of women running and winning primaries

In this edition, we take a look at how progressive female candidates in the U.S. are dominating a slate of Democratic primaries giving Georgia the first black woman to ever be...

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