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Latest update : 2014-01-15

Egypt’s veiled rapper

In this edition, we discover the Egyptian rapper who wears a hijab and find out how the burqa is making a comeback in Afghanistan. We also examine how an increasing number of countries, including France, are changing their laws on prostitution so that it's the customer who gets punished.

By Annette YOUNG

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2014-04-22 women

The Peacemakers: Does gender really make a difference?

In a special edition of "The 51 Percent", Annette Young meets three extraordinary women, all of whom are Nobel Peace Prize winners. Tune in this Friday at 4:40 pm Paris time to...

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2014-04-17 women

Breaking stereotypes

In this edition, we're focusing on women at work. We head to Dubai to meet the women who are breaking stereotypes and moving into sectors long dominated by men. Also: why having...

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2014-04-10 work

Fighting a 'Sugar Daddy' addiction

In this edition, the search for a sugar daddy: how a controversial website allows young women to meet rich, older men. But some here in France argue it's a form of prostitution....

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2014-04-03 politics

Sex, Gender and Satire

In this edition, how women protestors in Egypt face the threat of physical abuse, torture and imprisonment. Also, sex, gender and satire. We talk to noted Australian cartoonist,...

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2014-03-21 women

Afghanistan's first woman vice-president?

In this edition, we hit the road with Habiba Sarabi who is campaigning to become Afghanistan's first female vice president. Also, the right to be a mother: we look at how a...

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