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Latest update : 2014-05-16

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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2014-07-10 WWI centenary

World War One: The war that changed women’s lives

They were bombmakers, they were nurses and even chemists. In this programme, we take a look at women's unsung contribution to World War One. Also, how the world of video games,...

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2014-07-10 Ireland

Sweden: A Feminist's Paradise?

In this edition, we head to Ireland, which is still reeling in shock over the discovery of a mass grave of more than 800 babies born to unmarried mothers. Also, how Sweden is not...

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2014-07-04 violence against women

Anger over US Supreme Court decision on birth control

In this edition, we take a look at a controversial ruling by the US Supreme Court that will allow a Christian-owned company to refuse to pay for their workers' contraception....

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2014-06-26 2014 FIFA World Cup

Women's struggle for recognition in the world of football

As the World Cup sends football fever soaring, we take a look at women's role in the game. As we'll see, they're not exactly operating on an even playing field.

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2014-06-19 sexual assault

Ending sexual violence in conflict: Seeking global support

In this edition, our reporter heads to Chad to meet women refugees fleeing the war in Central African Republic. Also, we talk about what needs to be done to end the scourge of...

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