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Equality in the boardroom: French law requires large firms to have 40% women on boards

From January 1 2017, under a new law, large French companies are supposed to have women making up 40 percent of their board members. But in this edition, we take a look at how many have actually succeeded. Also the push for equality at the World Economic Forum; we talk to KPMG's Melanie Richards, who has been leading the campaign to change the status quo in Britain's boardrooms. Plus we meet the all-female Afghan orchestra who is hitting a high note.

By Annette YOUNG , Gaëlle ESSOO , Juliette LACHARNAY , Sophie HULOT

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2018-07-13 Annette YOUNG

Parity on the frontline: U.N. seeks to boost number of female peacekeepers

In this special edition, Annette Young heads to Cyprus, an island still divided between its Greek and Turkish communities. Helping to keep the peace in this long-forgotten...

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2018-07-06 Annette YOUNG

Feminism and diplomacy: Putting equality first when drafting foreign policy

With the shift of politics to the right being a global trend, we talk about feminism in the world of diplomacy with Isabelle Hudon, the Canadian ambassador to France. Also while...

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2018-06-29 Annette YOUNG

Danger hotspots: U.S. among top 10 most dangerous countries for women

In this edition, we report on how in the wake of #MeToo allegations, a new poll reveals that America is now one of the world's top 10 most dangerous nations for women. Also is...

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2018-06-22 Annette YOUNG

Developing a code of their own: Are women leading the tech revolution in Paris?

Is it really a female-led tech revolution here in Paris, as some are claiming? The reality is the statistics are still pretty bleak with recent figures revealing just 33 percent...

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2018-06-15 Annette YOUNG

Turning pain into hope: Rwanda's children of rape

In this edition, Rwanda's children of rape and the mothers who raised them despite social stigma and no financial assistance. Also how the definition of rape is changing in parts...

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