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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.

By Annette YOUNG , Yara JAMALI

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2016-04-28 jihad

Award-winning filmmaker seeks to find out what makes a jihadist

In this edition, we focus on two women who are confronting radical Islam in two very different ways. We meet Deeyah Khan, an award-winning filmmaker based in London; who in her...

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2016-04-21 business

The fight club: Why Mexican women are learning self-defence

In this edition, we report on how self-defence classes are becoming necessary in Mexico as the rate of femicide continues to rise. Also it may have a declining birthrate but...

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2016-04-14 prostitution

France bans payment for sex, but will the new law work?

In this edition, the French Parliament votes to make it illegal to pay for sex, with anyone being caught facing steep fines. But we ask will the approach work? We also talk to...

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2016-04-08 United Nations

The female factor: Will the next UN leader be a woman?

In this edition, we look at how campaigning has already begun for who will replace UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon. Four out of the eight candidates who have thrown their hat...

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2016-03-31 South Africa

The virginity pact

In this edition, how in one South African province, young women are being offered university scholarships as long as they remain virgins. Also, are French companies meeting their...

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