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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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2016-02-12 Hillary Clinton

Feminist icons and young female Democrats clash over Hillary Clinton

In this edition, Hillary Clinton, a self-described 'glass ceiling cracker', struggles to win over young female Democrats. Also, Claire Pryde talks to the organiser of a Twitter...

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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

The women who are redrawing our world

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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