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Bosco Ntaganda to face trial for war crimes at the ICC

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2015-09-01 20:44 MEDIA WATCH

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Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 2)

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Ukraine's Warmongers: Far-right blamed for Kiev grenade attack (part 1)

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A Syrian family's desperate journey westward

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Stereophonics remember their roots on 'Keep the Village Alive'

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India’s pharmaceutical industry under scrutiny

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Music show: Rock en Seine, Maïa Vidal and a-ha

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Chinese journalist apologises 'for contributing to market turmoil'

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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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2015-08-28 design

Women redesigning our world: Skyscrapers and changemakers

To kick off a brand new series of The 51 Percent, we're focusing on the women who are redesigning our world. We meet the new generation of urban designers here in Paris who are...

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2015-07-03 women

Jordan: Where a rapist can marry his victim

In this edition, we head to Jordan where by law, a rapist can marry his victim in order to escape a jail sentence. Also, we meet with a group of South African mothers determined...

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2015-06-26 women

Women in science: The right formula

Given the furore surrounding comments made by British Nobel laureate and scientist, Sir Tim Hunt, we take a look at the women who've made breakthroughs in science despite the...

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2015-06-19 Darfur

Tales of horror: Allegations of mass rape in Darfur

In this edition, more horrors from Darfur where dozens of women and girls say they were the victims of a mass rape, carried out by Sudanese government forces. Also, one year on...

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2015-06-12 Saudi Arabia

Turkish elections: Record number of female MPs voted into parliament

In this edition, a record number of female MPs are to enter the Turkish parliament following this month's poll. Also, how Saudi women are gearing up to vote for the very first...

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