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Sexism 2.0: tackling harassment online

We look at the issue of policing the digital space from abusive, offensive and threatening behaviour. Nathalie Dreyfus, a lawyer and consultant on digital legislation, joins us in the studio to talk about the consequences of a landmark case in the UK.

Feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez used social networks as a platform last year, in order to lobby the Bank of England to put a woman on their banknotes. Yet her initiative was marred by the torrent of online abuse it generated, including serious rape and death threats. How is European and international law rising to the challenges of virtual threats that have become very real?

And in China, female imams are overturning the stereotypes of patriarchy and extremism in religion, while female athletes take to the piste in Sochi for the Olympic Games' first ever female ski jumping event.

By Stéphanie CHEVAL , Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR , Kate ROUSSEAU

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2017-05-25 women's rights

Ridding workplaces of sexism: What companies can do to banish outdated attitudes

In this edition, with Fox News in the headlines over multiple claims of sexual harassment and misogyny, we talk to British work and organisational psychologist, Dr Angela Carter,...

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2017-05-18 French Presidential Elections 2017

Equality and the new French government

In this edition, he may have filled half of his Cabinet with women but France's new President Emmanuel Macron attracts criticism for failing to create a ministry for women's...

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2017-05-12 religion

Equal before God: Reconciling feminism with faith

In this special edition, we take a look at those who refuse to believe feminism is incompatible with religious beliefs. Facing a shortage of Roman Catholic priests, women...

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2017-05-04 India

The morality squad: Questions over Indian police unit fighting sexual harassment

In this edition, the Indian police charged with ending sexual harassment on the streets, find themselves the target of criticism for being over-zealous on the job. Also, Hillary...

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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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