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French presidential elections: A historic first-round result

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Southern Border Plan: Mexico's own fight against illegal immigration

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A drug in Mayotte turning people into zombies; and the violent expulsion of a waterside community in Lagos

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Prostitution in Pattaya: Cleaning up Thailand's 'Sin City'

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Latest update : 2014-03-14

Forced marriage: Let girls be girls

In this edition we head to Pakistan's Swat Valley where young girls are given away as brides to settle disputes.They are among the some 14 million young women who are married each year before the age of 18. We talk to one woman who is campaining against the culture of forced marriage. Also, we follow a group of Afghan women boxers who want to compete at the next Olympics.

By Annette YOUNG

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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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2017-03-24 women

The mistress hunters

In this edition, how the sisterhood gets left behind when Chinese women discover their husbands are cheating on them. To save their marriages, many are enlisting the help of...

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