Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, The New America FoundationIf there’s to be true equality among the sexes then the next phase of the women’s movement needs to be a men’s movement, says noted American feminist, Anne-Marie Slaughter. As we m...
THE 51 PERCENT
Feminism in 2014: Rewriting the rule bookAs we mark International Women's Day, we take a look at how young feminists are rewriting the rule book when it comes to campaigning for equal rights. As an example of that, w...
De Gaulle niece to receive Panthéon honourThe remains of four French World War II heroes, including those of two women, are to be moved to the famous Panthéon mausoleum in Paris, President François Hollande announced Frida...
De Gaulle niece tipped for Panthéon in push to honour womenThe number of women honoured with burial at France’s Panthéon is set to double, with two female French Resistance heroes tipped to be interred at the Paris monument, including the...
20/02/2014 - THE INTERVIEW
Caroline Fourest, journalist and writerWho are the Femen ? What is their political and philosophical background ? Marc Perelman puts those questions to Caroline Fourest, a French journalist and writer who has written a...
THE 51 PERCENT
Equality in the land of 'liberté, égalité, fraternité'This week we're focusing on France and speaking to the minister who's fighting to ensure equality in the land of "liberté, égalité, fraternité". Also on the sho...
Cyberfeminists fight back against online sexismAn insight into cyber-feminists who are, more than ever, committed to fighting online sexism.
Femen: Modern amazons, radical actionsThe Femen are known for their spectacular topless protests. But who really are these radical feminists? Our reporter went to meet them.
Video: Femen activists target Le Pen on Brittany visitFrench far-right leader Marine Le Pen was the target of a protest by two members of the feminist activist group Femen on Saturday while meeting local party members in the town of F...
Zainah Anwar, director of Musawah, and Amina Doherty, founding coordinator of FRIDAStéphanie Antoine speaks to Zainah Anwar and Amina Doherty at the ninth Edition of the Women's Forum Global Meeting, an event casting light on women's voices. Both are ac...
Saudi women defy driving banToday on the net: Saudi women campaigning for the right to drive; Anonymous is planning a mass rally for November 5; and the Madeleine McCann case is back in the headlines.