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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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2015-01-30 women

Equality in the workplace: Bridging the gender pay gap

In this edition, we look at how much ground Saudi women really gained under King Abdullah. Also, we discuss the gender pay gap with UNESCO's Professor Jane Freedman, this as a...

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2015-01-22 women

Chile's abortion debate

In this edition, we look at how a rape case in Chile has reignited the abortion debate, prompting an outcry from both sides of the political spectrum. Also, lifting the veil on...

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2015-01-16 Laos

Laos: The challenges of family planning

In this special edition, we focus on women's reproductive health. Annette Young and Aurore Dupuis head to Laos where it's a bumpy road, in more ways than one, as the UN rolls out...

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2015-01-09 France

Parental leave in France: The stigma of being a stay-at-home dad

In this edition, we look at the stigma of being a stay-at-home dad. Also: just how far have we come in 20 years since that watershed conference in Beijing on women's rights? And...

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2014-12-19 women

South Africa: Taking a stand against child marriage

Since it's the holiday period, in this edition, we’re bringing you a collection of stories from this year including a report on tribal women taking a stand against child marriage...

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