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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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2016-02-05 Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s first lady

In this edition, we meet Rula Ghani, the first lady of Afghanistan, who's a Christian in a country confronting radical Islam. Also, Annette Young talks to Assita Kanko, a Belgian...

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2016-01-29 Zika virus

Women in Latin America urged not to get pregnant as concern grows over Zika virus

In this edition, as fears increase over the spread of the Zika virus across Latin America, women are being urged not to have babies. Also, we meet British finance journalist,...

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2016-01-22 women

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In this edition, as a prestigious French award for graphic novelists and cartoonists finds itself in the spotlight over the inclusion of women, we look at those redrawing our...

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2016-01-15 women's rights

Norwegian group offers lessons to migrants on how to treat women

As the fallout continues from those New Year’s Eve attacks on women in the German city of Cologne, we take a look at how one Norwegian group is offering lessons to migrants on...

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2016-01-08 USA

The Hillary Factor

With the U.S. Presidential election now in full swing; Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton sends her husband out to stump for her on the campaign trail. We also talk to Time's...

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