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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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2014-11-21 violence against women

Ending violence against women: The dangers of trial by Twitter

As we mark the International Day to End Violence against Women, we take a look at whether social media is a friend or foe. Also why changing men's attitudes is vital when it...

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2014-11-14 Canada

Anger in Canada over murders of Aboriginal women

In this edition, we take a look at the growing public anger in Canada over the scores of missing and murdered Aboriginal women. Also: the Kurdish mayor who's watching her Turkish...

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2014-11-06 terrorism

Aafia Siddiqui: The tale of Lady al Qaeda

In this edition, we bring you the tale of a 42-year-old Pakistani woman in an American jail who has jihadists demanding her release. And as Islamist extremists repress women's...

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2014-09-25 women

Clothes Maketh the Woman

With Paris Fashion Week being underway, we ask is fashion and feminism an oxymoron? Also we meet the people who decide what will be in your wardrobe in 2016. Plus we talk to...

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2014-09-12 wine

Wine, Women and Food

To kick off a new series of The 51 Percent, a show about women reshaping our world, Annette Young meets two of the young women leading the food revolution in Paris. Our team of...

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