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Latest update : 2014-01-27

Equality in the land of 'liberté, égalité, fraternité'

This week we're focusing on France and speaking to the minister who's fighting to ensure equality in the land of "liberté, égalité, fraternité". Also on the show: debunking the myths of French womanhood. Plus, we meet the "neo-feminist" who runs the Crazy Horse strip club in Paris!

By Annette YOUNG , Virginie HERZ , Kate ROUSSEAU , Joanna COCKERELL

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2014-07-10 Ireland

Sweden: A Feminist's Paradise?

In this edition, we head to Ireland, which is still reeling in shock over the discovery of a mass grave of more than 800 babies born to unmarried mothers. Also, how Sweden is not...

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2014-07-04 violence against women

Anger over US Supreme Court decision on birth control

In this edition, we take a look at a controversial ruling by the US Supreme Court that will allow a Christian-owned company to refuse to pay for their workers' contraception....

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2014-06-26 2014 FIFA World Cup

Women's struggle for recognition in the world of football

As the World Cup sends football fever soaring, we take a look at women's role in the game. As we'll see, they're not exactly operating on an even playing field.

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2014-06-19 sexual assault

Ending sexual violence in conflict: Seeking global support

In this edition, our reporter heads to Chad to meet women refugees fleeing the war in Central African Republic. Also, we talk about what needs to be done to end the scourge of...

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2014-06-11 Syria

Northern Nigeria: Where Islamist militants believe girls' education is a sin

In this edition, we head to northern Nigeria where Islamist militants declare educating girls is a sin and local officials are battling to keep them in schools. Also, a...

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