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Our Focus programme brings you exclusive reports from around the world. From Monday to Friday at 7.45 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2016-03-08

Saudi journalist Bdeir fights for women’s rights

Nadine Bdeir, a Saudi journalist and intellectual, is fighting to change mentalities and improve women’s rights in her country. In Saudi Arabia, women must be covered from head to toe, are not allowed to drive and must have a male legal guardian. Despite these odds, this feminist hosts a weekly liberal TV show. It is aired in Saudi Arabia, but has to be recorded in the United Arab Emirates, where she now lives in exile.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Aline Schmidt and Claire Pryde.

By Miyuki DROZ ARAMAKI , Sylvain LEPETIT

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Philippe LEVEQUE

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2017-07-24 Africa

How Senegal is leading the fight against AIDS in West Africa

Amid the ongoing international AIDS conference in Paris, we take a closer look at efforts being made to fight the disease. In its report published last week, UNAIDS revealed that...

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2017-07-21 Middle East

Iraq's Mosul: Rebuilding a city fractured by sectarian mistrust

The battle for Iraq's second city of Mosul is officially over and the Islamic State group is defeated, according to the army. But the city is still seeing sporadic suicide...

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2017-07-20 Africa

Unwanted children: 3,800 babies abandoned in South Africa every year

In South Africa, some 3,800 babies are abandoned each year - that's ten every day. Sadly, the figure is steadily increasing. In the meantime, the adoption rate is in freefall....

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2017-07-19 Europe

Video: More lone juvenile migrants arriving in Italy

Since January, more than 85,000 migrants and asylum-seekers have landed in Italy - that's a 20% increase on the same period last year. Increasingly, they are minors who arrive...

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2017-07-18 Europe

Agent 'Kateryna': Ukraine's anti-corruption hero

The government that came to power in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution pledged to end corruption, and the EU also made progress on that front with it being a key condition for...

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