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Latest update : 2014-07-04

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. Also, how a dire shortage of potential brides in China has led to rise in the trafficking of young women from neighbouring Vietnam. And we speak to two Marie Claire journalists about their report on northern Nigeria, where girls have become a valuable currency as kidnappings continue in the troubled region.

By Yara JAMALI , Annette YOUNG , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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2014-12-19 women

South Africa: Taking a stand against child marriage

Since it's the holiday period, in this edition, we’re bringing you a collection of stories from this year including a report on tribal women taking a stand against child marriage...

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2014-12-19 Christmas

Are toys really us?

It’s Christmas time, the busiest time of year for toy sellers across the globe. So what messages are we giving children when we pick out their gifts? Also on the show, the...

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2014-12-12 UBER

Uber under fire over female passengers’ safety

The ride-sharing app, Uber, hits a roadblock over its drivers, with questions being asked about whether its female passengers are safe. And the rise of mobile universities: we...

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2014-12-05 India

Questions raised over India’s sterilisation programme

In this edition, we take you inside India's controversial sterilisation camps. Also, we tell you why women in eastern Germany are actually faring better than their western...

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2014-11-27 abortion

France marks 40th anniversary of abortion laws

In this edition, abortion may be legal in France, but for some doctors it's still a sticky issue. Also, making sure there's the right gender mix in the newsroom. And we meet the...

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