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The First Lady of the Fed

In this edition, we take a look at Janet Yellen, who is beginning her job as the first woman head of the US Federal Reserve. In light of this historic appointment, what does it say about the obstacles women still face in the world of finance? Also, we find out why 70 years on, South Korea's comfort women are still waiting for an apology.

By Annette YOUNG , Joanna COCKERELL , Kate ROUSSEAU

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2018-07-13 Annette YOUNG

Parity on the frontline: U.N. seeks to boost number of female peacekeepers

In this special edition, Annette Young heads to Cyprus, an island still divided between its Greek and Turkish communities. Helping to keep the peace in this long-forgotten...

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2018-07-06 Annette YOUNG

Feminism and diplomacy: Putting equality first when drafting foreign policy

With the shift of politics to the right being a global trend, we talk about feminism in the world of diplomacy with Isabelle Hudon, the Canadian ambassador to France. Also while...

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2018-06-29 Annette YOUNG

Danger hotspots: U.S. among top 10 most dangerous countries for women

In this edition, we report on how in the wake of #MeToo allegations, a new poll reveals that America is now one of the world's top 10 most dangerous nations for women. Also is...

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2018-06-22 Annette YOUNG

Developing a code of their own: Are women leading the tech revolution in Paris?

Is it really a female-led tech revolution here in Paris, as some are claiming? The reality is the statistics are still pretty bleak with recent figures revealing just 33 percent...

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2018-06-15 Annette YOUNG

Turning pain into hope: Rwanda's children of rape

In this edition, Rwanda's children of rape and the mothers who raised them despite social stigma and no financial assistance. Also how the definition of rape is changing in parts...

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