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Northern Nigeria: Where Islamist militants believe girls' education is a sin

In this edition, we head to northern Nigeria where Islamist militants declare educating girls is a sin and local officials are battling to keep them in schools. Also, a precarious start to life for those babies born to Syrian women refugees. And how a shop owned by a group of retired Japanese women has become a magnet for Tokyo's hipsters.

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2018-05-25 US midterm elections

U.S. mid-terms: Record number of women running and winning primaries

In this edition, we take a look at how progressive female candidates in the U.S. are dominating a slate of Democratic primaries giving Georgia the first black woman to ever be...

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2018-05-18 Ireland

A divisive issue: Ireland prepares to vote on abortion referendum

In this edition, we report on how Ireland is set to vote on whether to repeal the ban on abortion but polls are showing that it's still way too close to predict the outcome. Also...

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2018-05-11 Toronto van attack

Misogyny online: Growing extremism on the web targets women

In this edition, we take a look at "Incel" men, who call themselves involuntary celibates, a movement which is part of the growing extremism online that's targeting women. We...

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2018-05-04 abortion

Under threat: Mississippi's sole abortion clinic remains defiant

In this edition, we take a look at what happens when you are the sole abortion clinic in the American state of Mississippi and are fighting on all fronts to remain open. Also, a...

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2018-04-27 Lebanese elections

Taking a stand: Record number of female candidates running in Lebanese election

In this edition, we take a look at how Lebanon is set to go to the polls for the first time in nearly a decade, with a record number of female candidates running. We talk to Lina...

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