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President Trump pulls US out of TPP trade deal

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Did France's left inflate turnout figures in round one of the primary?

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Dozens killed in attack on military camp in Mali

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Splintered left: French Socialists divided ahead of primary run-off (part 1)

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Splintered left: Are Europe's Social Democrats obsolete? (part 2)

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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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2017-01-20 Davos forum

Equality in the boardroom: French law requires large firms to have 40% women on boards

From January 1 2017, under a new law, large French companies are supposed to have women making up 40 percent of their board members. But in this edition, we take a look at how...

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2017-01-13 Yemen

Threat to U.S. abortion rights: Pro-choice activists prepare to take on Trump

In this edition, for America's pro-choice activists, the battle lines are being drawn as Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House. We talk to Vicki Saporta from the...

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2016-12-15 France

Ensuring space for all

In this edition, the battle against gender segregation in public spaces in French cities. Also how South Korean authorities are taking on hitech voyeurs; not easy in a country...

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2016-12-08 work

Diving back in: Offering support for French mothers returning to work

In this edition, how French mothers are being taught to use their parenting skills to their advantage when they re-enter the workforce. Also we meet Helen Darbishire from Access...

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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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