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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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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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