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Latest update : 2014-04-11

Fighting a 'Sugar Daddy' addiction

In this edition, the search for a sugar daddy: how a controversial website allows young women to meet rich, older men. But some here in France argue it's a form of prostitution. Also, the taboo of being childless: The number of women in their 40s with no children is one of the fastest growing demographics in the West. And why ambition is still a dirty word for some.

By Annette YOUNG , Yara JAMALI , Virginie HERZ , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Kalvin NG

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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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