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French educational system 'as mediocre as always'

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2017 French presidential election: Can Valls unite the left?

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Against all odds

In this edition: how a divorced Kurdish woman in Turkey, forced into an arranged marriage as a teenager, is now the mayor of her town. Also, our reporters head to Cameroon to investigate a horrific practice where mothers mutilate their daughters so as to protect them from rape. And in Kenya, we look at a move to discourage women from trading sex for fish.

By Annette YOUNG , Yara JAMALI , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Jennifer LUSH

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2016-12-01 pornography

Generation porn: The impact of online pornography on teen sexuality

In this edition, how to talk to teenagers in the age of social media and pornography. We meet two American women, Allison Havey and Deana Puccio, who believe parents are...

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2016-11-25 Pakistan

Pakistani girl power: 'Aware Girls' wins Chirac foundation prize for conflict prevention

In this edition, we're taking a look at how organisations in two neighbouring countries are using novel methods to improve the status of women. We report on a group of young...

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2016-11-18 Donald Trump

The politics of anger: Women activists protest over Donald Trump's victory

In this edition, we report on how American women activists will march on the streets as Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House. Also the cost of being a feminist living...

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2016-11-11 Donald Trump

Equality vs Trump: Changes women could face with the President-elect

In this special edition, with Donald Trump voted in as U.S. President, we're asking how will gender equality fare in Trump's America. Also with 52 percent of white women who...

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2016-11-04 feminism

Feminist Fight Club: A tool kit for dealing with sexism in the office

In this edition, we talk to American writer, Jessica Bennett, whose latest book teaches us how to deal with the "mansplainers" and "manterrupters" in our lives. Also how a new...

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