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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 Kate ROUSSEAU , Joanna COCKERELL , Annette YOUNG

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2017-04-28 Saudi Arabia

Sparking an outrage: Saudi Arabia elected to UN commission on women's rights

In this edition, fury as Saudi Arabia -- a country you wouldn't necessarily equate with promoting gender equality -- is elected to a UN commission on women's rights. Also with...

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2017-04-20 women

The Afghan women who defy tradition by seeking divorce

In this edition, the courageous Afghan women who refuse to stay in unhappy marriages. Also have a great business idea but need money to finance it? We talk to Anne Ravanona, the...

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2017-04-14 politics

The other women's movement: The attraction of the far right

In this edition, as France is set to choose a new president, the far right National Front's candidate, Marine Le Pen, is doing well in the polls among women. We ask American...

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2017-04-06 Central African Republic

A dangerous life

In this edition, we take a look at the extraordinary dangers that women refugees from the Central African Republic face in every aspect of daily lives such as risking rape by...

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2017-03-31 African-American

The Women's Movement vs the White House

In this special edition, we're reporting from New York, the home of America's new and controversial president, Donald Trump.

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