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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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2016-06-24 women

In her own image: Women in Art

In this special edition, we’re focusing on women and art. Frida Kahlo, Georja O’Keefe and more recently, Tracey Emin are among the very few artists who managed to make a name....

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2016-06-16 USA

The rape that shocked America: Stanford sexual assault case sparks global debate

In this edition, we take a look at the continuing fallout from the highly controversial Stanford rape case that's sparked a global debate on sexual consent. Also we talk to...

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2016-06-10 Malawi

Where tradition blocks progress: The Malawi chief who annulled 850 child marriages

In this edition, despite facing death threats, the female chief in Malawi who annulled 850 child marriages and sent the brides back to school. Also how despite a government...

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2016-06-03 women

Sharing the load: European firms embrace flexible work practices

In this edition, we look at the push to increase job-sharing in Europe in order to reach equality in the workplace. We also talk to Romanie Thomas, who’s set up “Juggle Jobs,” an...

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2016-05-26 France

Petition in France to include women writers in final year school curriculum

In this edition, we look at why no female writers have ever been on the literature curriculum for final year high school students here in France. Also, how a new law protecting...

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