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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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2014-10-16 women

Decision makers in Deauville: The 10th annual Women’s Forum

In this edition: hundreds of activists, politicians, business leaders, and the occasional celebrity descend on the French beachside town of Deauville to attend the 10th annual...

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2014-10-09 China

Tipping the balance: Why Chinese families are starting to prefer baby girls

In this edition, we talk to Marie Claire senior journalist, Emmanuelle Eyles-Duwat, about her report on why having a baby girl in China is no longer taboo. Also, as it faces...

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2014-10-03 women

Emma Watson: Feminism's newest poster girl

In this edition, we look at how Emma Watson's latest role off-screen may be her most demanding yet. Watson has been appointed the UN spokeswoman for the #heforshe gender equality...

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2014-09-25 women

Clothes Maketh the Woman

With Paris Fashion Week being underway, we ask is fashion and feminism an oxymoron? Also we meet the people who decide what will be in your wardrobe in 2016. Plus we talk to...

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2014-09-18 children

Angelique Kidjo, 'Africa’s premier diva'

In this edition, we take a look at the shady world of Thailand's surrogacy industry. Also, how women pro-surfers are finding it hard to catch a wave when it comes to attracting...

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