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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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2016-07-14 women

The right stuff: Who and what makes a good leader

In this edition, as Theresa May becomes Britain’s second female Prime Minister, we meet Dana White, a leadership consultant based in Washington and former advisor to Republican...

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2016-07-08 Brexit

Political 'womenpower': Women leaders seen to be cleaning up the mess post-Brexit

In this edition, we look at how female politicians -- both in the UK and here on the continent -- will be the ones attempting to clean up the mess in the wake of the Brexit...

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2016-07-01 women

Unlocking the code: Women refugees offered classes in coding

In this edition, we meet Josephine Goube from Techfugees, a NGO that works with the tech community to educate woman refugees on the art of coding. Also, a highly-damning report...

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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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