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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.

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2017-06-23 women

The last taboo: Helping women and girls. Period.

In this special edition, we take a look at the last taboo when it comes to women's health: menstruation. We report on how ad agencies and public campaigns are forcing us to...

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2017-06-16 child abuse

Too young to wed: U.S. photojournalist captures trauma of child marriage

In this edition, we meet American documentary photographer, Stephanie Sinclair, who through her images is putting a human face to the tragedy that is child marriage. Also how an...

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2017-06-08 women

Clicking the reset button: What needs to be done to get more women into tech

In this edition, we follow one Frenchwoman who's launched her own start-up. Also we talk to Nicola Hazell who's the head of #shestarts, Australia's first venture-backed start-up...

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2017-06-02 French Legislative Elections 2017

Parity, power and politics: Will the French and UK elections result in an increase in women MPs

In this special edition, with both France and Britain heading to the polls, we follow female candidates on the campaign trail on both sides of the Channel. We also meet with the...

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2017-05-25 women's rights

Ridding workplaces of sexism: What companies can do to banish outdated attitudes

In this edition, with Fox News in the headlines over multiple claims of sexual harassment and misogyny, we talk to British work and organisational psychologist, Dr Angela Carter,...

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