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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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2015-01-22 women

Chile's abortion debate

In this edition, we look at how a rape case in Chile has reignited the abortion debate, prompting an outcry from both sides of the political spectrum. Also, lifting the veil on...

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2015-01-16 Laos

Laos: The challenges of family planning

In this special edition, we focus on women's reproductive health. Annette Young and Aurore Dupuis head to Laos where it's a bumpy road, in more ways than one, as the UN rolls out...

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2015-01-09 France

Parental leave in France: The stigma of being a stay-at-home dad

In this edition, we look at the stigma of being a stay-at-home dad. Also: just how far have we come in 20 years since that watershed conference in Beijing on women's rights? And...

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2014-12-19 women

South Africa: Taking a stand against child marriage

Since it's the holiday period, in this edition, we’re bringing you a collection of stories from this year including a report on tribal women taking a stand against child marriage...

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2014-12-19 Christmas

Are toys really us?

It’s Christmas time, the busiest time of year for toy sellers across the globe. So what messages are we giving children when we pick out their gifts? Also on the show, the...

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