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Latest update : 2017-09-15

South Africa's rape crisis: Pressure on police to solve sexual assault cases

In this edition, in a country where rape has become an epidemic, we take a look at how the pressure is on South African police to solve sexual assault cases. Also we talk about the rise of "fake abortion clinics" in the United States as abortion rights continue to divide the nation. Plus we head out with the New York cab service for women that's ruffling feathers.

By Annette YOUNG , Gaëlle ESSOO , Sonia BARITELLO , Stéphane BERNSTEIN

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2018-06-15 Rwanda

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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2018-06-08 Sri Lanka

No-pregnancy guarantee: Recruiters order Sri Lankan migrant workers to take birth control

In this edition, we report on Sri Lankan women taking up work in the Gulf being injected – often without their knowledge - with contraceptives before leaving. Also, we meet some...

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2018-06-01 Paris

Sharing the untold stories of the women who shaped Paris

In this special edition, we take a look at the movement to recognise the contribution of women in the French capital and the growing campaign to share their often untold stories....

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2018-05-25 US midterm elections

U.S. mid-terms: Record number of women running and winning primaries

In this edition, we take a look at how progressive female candidates in the U.S. are dominating a slate of Democratic primaries giving Georgia the first black woman to ever be...

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2018-05-18 Ireland

A divisive issue: Ireland prepares to vote on abortion referendum

In this edition, we report on how Ireland is set to vote on whether to repeal the ban on abortion but polls are showing that it's still way too close to predict the outcome. Also...

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