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Author Mohsin Hamid: The magic of the migrant crisis

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Latest update : 2017-12-15

Not such a feminist paradise: Iceland struggles to deal with violence towards women

We take a look at Iceland that has one of Europe's highest per-capita levels of reported rapes; the very same nation that for nine years, has topped the World Economic Forum's list as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap. We also talk to Nida Januskis from one of France's leading business schools, INSEAD, on the challenge in making the corporate world more female friendly.

Plus cheers for the first woman to publicly perform solo at a concert in Saudi Arabia. (Still the audience was made up of women only.)

By Annette YOUNG , Gaëlle ESSOO , Tamara PAVAN , Sonia BARITELLO

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2018-01-19 #MeToo

Explaining #MeToo criticism: The French love of freedom and debate

In this edition, we discuss French attitudes to seduction, sexuality and power with journalist Sophie Janinet - a member of the Georgette Sand collective - after many people in...

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2018-01-12 Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve's take on #MeToo sparks anger

In this edition, we explore the backlash after 100 prominent French women signed a letter saying men are being unfairly targeted by sexual misconduct allegations and criticised...

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2018-01-04 Egypt

Ending child marriage in Egypt

In this edition, we head to Egypt where a campaign is underway to convince families on the negative impact of child marriage, but many still don't want to hear the message. Also,...

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2017-12-22 women's rights

The year that was: A look back at an extraordinary 12 months for women

In a special edition, Annette Young, along with Virginie Herz, the host of our French sister show, Actuelles, take a look at what has been a momentous year in the battle for...

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