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A program about women who are reshaping our world. Join us every Friday at 4:40 pm Paris time and check out our Facebook page: FRANCE24.51percent.

Latest update : 2017-05-19

Equality and the new French government

In this edition, he may have filled half of his Cabinet with women but France's new President Emmanuel Macron attracts criticism for failing to create a ministry for women's rights. Also, we visit Pakistan's first centre to offer assistance to women confronting domestic violence. Plus one year on after breaking the "grass" ceiling, we check in with Helene Schrub who in 2016 became the first female manager in French football.

By Annette YOUNG , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Jessica SESTILI , Yara JAMALI ELO

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2018-04-20 health

Harmful for your health: When gender bias affects medical diagnosis

In this edition, we take a look at how doctors are failing women when it comes to diagnosis, thanks to gender bias. We talk to Maya Dusenbery, journalist and author of 'Doing...

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2018-04-13 pornography

For her pleasure: Is 'feminist porn' a contradiction?

In this special edition, we head to LA where a small but growing number of filmmakers are starting to make porn which aims not to portray women in a degrading fashion. We talk to...

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2018-04-06 art

Being a single woman in India

In this edition, how India is dealing with a boom in single women, with an estimated 78 million of them. But while life might be looking up for those in the city, that is...

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2018-03-30 women

Raising little boys in the #MeToo era

In this edition, how do you raise children in the #MeToo era and is it physically possible to change views on gender at a young age? We talk to leading American neuroscientist...

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2018-03-23 France

The rise of artificial intelligence: How will it impact women’s jobs

In this edition, how dangerous is the rise of automation for women when it comes to job losses? We talk to Emma Martinho-Truswell who advises government bodies on the impact of...

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