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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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2018-01-19 #MeToo

Explaining #MeToo criticism: The French love of freedom and debate

In this edition, we discuss French attitudes to seduction, sexuality and power with journalist Sophie Janinet - a member of the Georgette Sand collective - after many people in...

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2018-01-12 Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve's take on #MeToo sparks anger

In this edition, we explore the backlash after 100 prominent French women signed a letter saying men are being unfairly targeted by sexual misconduct allegations and criticised...

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2018-01-04 Egypt

Ending child marriage in Egypt

In this edition, we head to Egypt where a campaign is underway to convince families on the negative impact of child marriage, but many still don't want to hear the message. Also,...

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2017-12-22 women's rights

The year that was: A look back at an extraordinary 12 months for women

In a special edition, Annette Young, along with Virginie Herz, the host of our French sister show, Actuelles, take a look at what has been a momentous year in the battle for...

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2017-12-15 Iceland

Not such a feminist paradise: Iceland struggles to deal with violence towards women

We take a look at Iceland that has one of Europe's highest per-capita levels of reported rapes; the very same nation that for nine years, has topped the World Economic Forum's...

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