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EU citizens’ consultations: Macron’s efforts to renew Europe

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Strengthening ties Down Under: The man charged with promoting Australia in France

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Jagland: ‘Would be disastrous if Russia pulls out of Council of Europe’

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Much ado about nothing? Actress Natalie Portman's boycott of 'Jewish Nobel awards' sparks backlash

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Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump: Strategic BFFs?

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'Badass': Accolades pour in for Southwest pilot who landed plane after engine failure

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Poverty remains a challenge for Paraguay as new president is elected

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A program about women who are reshaping our world. Join us every Friday at 4:40 pm Paris time and check out our Facebook page: FRANCE24.51percent.

Latest update : 2014-05-05

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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2018-04-20 health

Harmful for your health: When gender bias affects medical diagnosis

In this edition, we take a look at how doctors are failing women when it comes to diagnosis, thanks to gender bias. We talk to Maya Dusenbery, journalist and author of 'Doing...

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2018-04-13 pornography

For her pleasure: Is 'feminist porn' a contradiction?

In this special edition, we head to LA where a small but growing number of filmmakers are starting to make porn which aims not to portray women in a degrading fashion. We talk to...

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2018-04-06 art

Being a single woman in India

In this edition, how India is dealing with a boom in single women, with an estimated 78 million of them. But while life might be looking up for those in the city, that is...

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2018-03-30 women

Raising little boys in the #MeToo era

In this edition, how do you raise children in the #MeToo era and is it physically possible to change views on gender at a young age? We talk to leading American neuroscientist...

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2018-03-23 France

The rise of artificial intelligence: How will it impact women’s jobs

In this edition, how dangerous is the rise of automation for women when it comes to job losses? We talk to Emma Martinho-Truswell who advises government bodies on the impact of...

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