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Latest update : 2014-05-12

Nigeria: The power of the hashtag

In this edition: how social media is making sure the world is kept aware of the plight of those kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria. Also, how hard is it to be a woman working as a human rights activist in a war zone? And in a historic first, a French professional football team appoints a female coach.

By Annette YOUNG , Yara JAMALI , Stéphanie CHEVAL



2015-01-22 women

Chile's abortion debate

In this edition, we look at how a rape case in Chile has reignited the abortion debate, prompting an outcry from both sides of the political spectrum. Also, lifting the veil on...

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2015-01-16 Laos

Laos: The challenges of family planning

In this special edition, we focus on women's reproductive health. Annette Young and Aurore Dupuis head to Laos where it's a bumpy road, in more ways than one, as the UN rolls out...

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2015-01-09 France

Parental leave in France: The stigma of being a stay-at-home dad

In this edition, we look at the stigma of being a stay-at-home dad. Also: just how far have we come in 20 years since that watershed conference in Beijing on women's rights? And...

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2014-12-19 women

South Africa: Taking a stand against child marriage

Since it's the holiday period, in this edition, we’re bringing you a collection of stories from this year including a report on tribal women taking a stand against child marriage...

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2014-12-19 Christmas

Are toys really us?

It’s Christmas time, the busiest time of year for toy sellers across the globe. So what messages are we giving children when we pick out their gifts? Also on the show, the...

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