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Latest update : 2016-09-16

Brothers and sisters-in-arms

In this edition, we take a look at how Norway has introduced compulsory military service for women while even insisting on unisex dormitories in a move to decrease sexual harassment. Also we meet a determined bunch of female journalists in war-ravaged Central African Republic, who are covering the impact of sexual violence on the nation. Plus the Madagascan slam poet who's teaching teenage girls the power of words.

By Annette YOUNG , Juliette LACHARNAY , Jennifer BEN BRAHIM , Stéphanie CHEVAL

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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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2017-11-03 women

Sharing the load: French fathers petition for extended paid parental leave

As a group of high profile Frenchmen sign a petition demanding longer paid paternity leave; we take a look at where France stands globally when it comes to supporting Dads...

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2017-10-26 Turkey

The women of the Islamic State group

As the Islamic State group crumbles in Iraq, we take a look at what happens to its female members; some having taken a key role in torturing or abusing its victims. Also the...

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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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