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Latest update : 2014-08-04

World War One: The war that changed women’s lives

They were bombmakers, they were nurses and even chemists. In this programme, we take a look at women's unsung contribution to World War One. Also, how the world of video games, traditionally seen as a male domain, is undergoing a radical shift. And powering on: the Afghan women cyclists who want to compete in the next Olympic Games.

By Annette YOUNG

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2017-04-28 Saudi Arabia

Sparking an outrage: Saudi Arabia elected to UN commission on women's rights

In this edition, fury as Saudi Arabia -- a country you wouldn't necessarily equate with promoting gender equality -- is elected to a UN commission on women's rights. Also with...

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2017-04-20 women

The Afghan women who defy tradition by seeking divorce

In this edition, the courageous Afghan women who refuse to stay in unhappy marriages. Also have a great business idea but need money to finance it? We talk to Anne Ravanona, the...

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2017-04-14 politics

The other women's movement: The attraction of the far right

In this edition, as France is set to choose a new president, the far right National Front's candidate, Marine Le Pen, is doing well in the polls among women. We ask American...

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2017-04-06 Central African Republic

A dangerous life

In this edition, we take a look at the extraordinary dangers that women refugees from the Central African Republic face in every aspect of daily lives such as risking rape by...

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2017-03-31 African-American

The Women's Movement vs the White House

In this special edition, we're reporting from New York, the home of America's new and controversial president, Donald Trump.

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