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Latest update : 2014-02-10

Standing up against female genital mutilation

In this edition we head to Kenya, where more and more young girls are refusing to undergo genital mutilation. We also discover the tale of Ghana's Black Princesses, the women's football team which is heading to the World Cup. Finally, we look at how to share the load when it comes to child-rearing in Germany.

By Annette YOUNG , Kate ROUSSEAU , Joanna COCKERELL

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2015-05-14 sexism

Breaking the silence: French women journalists denounce sexism in politics

In this edition, the media in France has been full of buzz about French women journalists who publicly denounce sexism in politics. As a result, we talk to Lenaig Bredoux, one of...

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2015-05-08 Bangladesh

Made in Bangladesh: The labour rights' advocate who took on the garment industry

In this edition, Annette Young meets Kalpona Akter, the Bangladeshi labour rights' advocate who took on the international garment trade. Also, a mother's plea to end her...

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2015-05-01 women

UK elections: Does the women's vote count?

In this edition, with Britain heading to the polls, we take a look at whether women will play a key role in deciding who wins the election. Also, curbing the caesarean epidemic...

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2015-04-24 Colombia

A Catholic revolution in Colombia

In this edition, a revolution of another kind in Colombia as a group of Catholic women priests challenge the church in the Latin American nation. Also, the dividends of...

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2015-04-16 Hillary Clinton

Women in America: Land of the free, home to the less-paid

In this edition, we take a look at how women’s issues, such as the gender pay gap, will play an important role in the upcoming U.S. presidential election. And with Hillary...

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