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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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2016-06-24 women

In her own image: Women in Art

In this special edition, we’re focusing on women and art. Frida Kahlo, Georja O’Keefe and more recently, Tracey Emin are among the very few artists who managed to make a name....

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2016-06-16 USA

The rape that shocked America: Stanford sexual assault case sparks global debate

In this edition, we take a look at the continuing fallout from the highly controversial Stanford rape case that's sparked a global debate on sexual consent. Also we talk to...

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2016-06-10 Malawi

Where tradition blocks progress: The Malawi chief who annulled 850 child marriages

In this edition, despite facing death threats, the female chief in Malawi who annulled 850 child marriages and sent the brides back to school. Also how despite a government...

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2016-06-03 women

Sharing the load: European firms embrace flexible work practices

In this edition, we look at the push to increase job-sharing in Europe in order to reach equality in the workplace. We also talk to Romanie Thomas, who’s set up “Juggle Jobs,” an...

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2016-05-26 France

Petition in France to include women writers in final year school curriculum

In this edition, we look at why no female writers have ever been on the literature curriculum for final year high school students here in France. Also, how a new law protecting...

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