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European elections: A balancing act

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Europe heads to the polls this month to vote in a new parliament. We take a look at what's at stake when it comes to women's issues. Also, we talk to our Europe editor, Christophe Robeet, about whether these elections will result in greater female participation. And in the United States, federal investigators target 55 colleges over their handling of sexual assault cases.

By Annette YOUNG , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Jennifer LUSH , Charles BOBE

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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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