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Over 8,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in 48 hours

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EU fines Google €2.4bn over shopping service

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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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2017-06-23 women

The last taboo: Helping women and girls. Period.

In this special edition, we take a look at the last taboo when it comes to women's health: menstruation. We report on how ad agencies and public campaigns are forcing us to...

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2017-06-16 child abuse

Too young to wed: U.S. photojournalist captures trauma of child marriage

In this edition, we meet American documentary photographer, Stephanie Sinclair, who through her images is putting a human face to the tragedy that is child marriage. Also how an...

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2017-06-08 women

Clicking the reset button: What needs to be done to get more women into tech

In this edition, we follow one Frenchwoman who's launched her own start-up. Also we talk to Nicola Hazell who's the head of #shestarts, Australia's first venture-backed start-up...

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2017-06-02 French Legislative Elections 2017

Parity, power and politics: Will the French and UK elections result in an increase in women MPs

In this special edition, with both France and Britain heading to the polls, we follow female candidates on the campaign trail on both sides of the Channel. We also meet with the...

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2017-05-25 women's rights

Ridding workplaces of sexism: What companies can do to banish outdated attitudes

In this edition, with Fox News in the headlines over multiple claims of sexual harassment and misogyny, we talk to British work and organisational psychologist, Dr Angela Carter,...

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