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Latest update : 2016-04-08

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 into the ring are female, including former New Zealand Prime Minister, Helen Clark.

Also we talk to Politico reporter, Eliza Collins, who's been following the highly controversial Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump.

Plus, how the forced sterilization of three hundred thousand indigenous women became a dominating issue in the Peruvian election. 

By Annette YOUNG , Yara JAMALI ELO , Stéphane BERNSTEIN

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2017-10-20 Sexual harassment

Are female empowerment adverts actually good for the cause?

In this edition we look at the power of social media - #metoo having sparked an international conversation about sexual harassment and abuse. Also, Claire Pryde discusses the...

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2017-10-13 Harvey Weinstein

Will the Harvey Weinstein controversy be a watershed moment for Hollywood?

In this edition, we look at if those allegations against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, of sexual harassment and assault will lead to Hollywood to rethink its attitudes on...

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2017-10-06 women

Diversity means business: Boosting the number of African women entrepreneurs

In this special edition, we’re in Marrakech for the first-ever 'Women in Africa Forum,' meeting the next generation of Africa's female entrepreneurs. But in a continent where...

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2017-09-29 Saudi Arabia

Turning on the ignition: Saudis lift ban on women driving

In this edition, Saudi Arabia may have lifted its ban on women driving but it's still a tiny step in a country that's ranked only 141 out of 144 nations by the World Economic...

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2017-09-22 FRANCE 24

Hola 'Ellas Hoy' - The 51 Percent welcomes its sister show on FRANCE 24 Spanish

In this edition, as FRANCE 24 Spanish is launched, we're delighted to announce the arrival of our sister show, "Ellas Hoy", or She Today. We talk to its presenter, Liliana...

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