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Afghanistan's first woman vice-president?

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In this edition, we hit the road with Habiba Sarabi who is campaigning to become Afghanistan's first female vice president. Also, the right to be a mother: we look at how a disabled young woman in Madagascar has spoken out about her forced sterilisation. Finally, we head to the Ivory Coast, where how you wear your hair is becoming a statement of pride.

By Annette YOUNG

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2014-10-30 women

Travelling safe

In this edition, we head to Iran where a string of acid attacks against women have provoked major protests across the country. Also, a survey by Thomson-Reuters Foundation of...

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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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2014-10-24 women

Should freezing your eggs be a company benefit?

In this edition: Apple and Facebook are now offering coverage for their female employees to freeze their eggs. But is this a real solution for women as they struggle to achieve...

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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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