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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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2017-12-07 Sexual harassment

Talking about a revolution: #Metoo campaign is TIME magazine’s Person of the Year

In this edition, the hashtag #Metoo campaign is nominated by TIME magazine as Person of the Year as its editors say the movement has "unleashed one of the highest-velocity shifts...

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2017-12-01 Latin America

Femicide in Latin America: Where simply being a woman puts you at risk of murder

In this special edition, The 51 Percent host, Annette Young, heads to Buenos Aires with Virginie Herz and Liliana Valencia, her fellow presenters from the French and Spanish...

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2017-11-23 Japan

Shortage of male heirs leads many Japanese families to adopt adult men

In this edition, how the fear of passing on a family business to a woman has resulted in the rise of adult male adoptions in Japan. Also how strict egg donation laws here in...

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2017-11-17 women

Hear me roar: The growing economic power of older women

In this edition, the demographic set to have the most economic power in the coming decades are women aged 50 and over. We talk to consumer forecaster, Shari Swan, as to why the...

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2017-11-10 Harvey Weinstein

One big 'non': Anger over attempts to make the French language gender-neutral

In this edition, how the Académie Française, the country's ultimate authority on the French language, has come under fire for describing gender-neutral text as an "aberration."...

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