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Latest update : 2014-02-21

Giving Libyan women a voice

In this edition, we head to Libya where we meet a candidate who wants to ensure women have a voice in drafting the country's new constitution. Also the woman confronting religious extremists in Pakistan's Swat Valley, and an outcry over an American Federal court ruling that overturns Utah's ban on polygamy.

By Annette YOUNG , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Kate ROUSSEAU

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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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2016-05-20 politics

The long road to parity

In this special edition, we’re in Amman, Jordan covering the Women in Parliament Global Summit, organised in conjunction with the OECD. Some 400 women politicians and...

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2016-05-13 France

Calls to end the 'code of silence': French MP faces sex harassment probe

In this edition, the corridors of power here in France are rocked once again by accusations of sexual harassment directed towards a leading politician. We also talk to American...

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2016-05-06 Afghanistan

Family planning in Afghanistan: Getting Islamic scholars on side

In this edition, how one leading family planning group in Afghanistan managed to gain the support of Islamic scholars. Also we talk to New York Times journalist, Alissa Johannsen...

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2016-04-28 jihad

Award-winning filmmaker seeks to find out what makes a jihadist

In this edition, we focus on two women who are confronting radical Islam in two very different ways. We meet Deeyah Khan, an award-winning filmmaker based in London; who in her...

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