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Latest update : 2014-03-21

Changing of the guard

In this edition, as more and more women enter the armed forces around the world, a number are finding the battle is much closer to home as they confront sexual violence and discrimination. So with this in mind, what can military officials do to fight entrenched attitudes towards women in the barracks? And riding the sand dunes of Morocco: we take a spin with the women competing in this year's Gazelles off-road rally.

By Annette YOUNG

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2015-07-03 women

Jordan: Where a rapist can marry his victim

In this edition, we head to Jordan where by law, a rapist can marry his victim in order to escape a jail sentence. Also, we meet with a group of South African mothers determined...

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2015-06-26 women

Women in science: The right formula

Given the furore surrounding comments made by British Nobel laureate and scientist, Sir Tim Hunt, we take a look at the women who've made breakthroughs in science despite the...

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2015-06-19 Darfur

Tales of horror: Allegations of mass rape in Darfur

In this edition, more horrors from Darfur where dozens of women and girls say they were the victims of a mass rape, carried out by Sudanese government forces. Also, one year on...

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2015-06-12 Saudi Arabia

Turkish elections: Record number of female MPs voted into parliament

In this edition, a record number of female MPs are to enter the Turkish parliament following this month's poll. Also, how Saudi women are gearing up to vote for the very first...

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2015-06-05 human trafficking

United Arab Emirates: Helping victims of human trafficking

In this edition, we take a look at the cost of human trafficking in one of the world's richest countries. Also how shock tactics are being used in Chile in a campaign to change...

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