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...
Meet the #Mipsterz: Hipsters in hijabsThey created a name for themselves on the Internet... and a brand new word in the urban dictionary. In this week's #TECH24 we meet the Mipsterz: a group of young women with a...
Video: Senegalese lawyers aiming to bring justice to womenThousands of Senegalese women, particularly those in rural areas, are benefitting from legal advice and assistance they would otherwise never have access to thanks to a volunteer p...
Video: Egypt expels female activists on way to Gaza StripEgypt on Friday deported dozens of female pro-Palestinian activists who had hoped to travel across the border to the Gaza Strip to celebrate International Women's Day there.
Video: Fight for women’s rights continues in MoroccoIn 2004, Morocco’s women took to the streets to demand greater recognition of their rights under the country’s law.
Women's rights 'great unfinished business,' Hillary Clinton tells UNFormer US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared on Friday that achieving equality for women is “the great unfinished business of the 21st century” in a galvanising speech at...
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...
In The Papers
In the Papers
It's pink FridayINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Fri. 07.03.14: International papers focus on what's driving Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis, the US's energy leverage and a Bollywood movie ab...
Women's rights: Is Europe going backwards?Gender equality is a core EU value, but the deficit of women in European politics is obvious. On average, only a quarter of national parliament seats are filled by women. Meanwhile...
Canada: Rob Ford launches own YouTube channelIn this edition: Toronto mayor Rob Ford launches his own YouTube channel; Australia's controversial anti-immigration campaign; and some stunning images of American landscapes.
The 51 Percent
Anger over Spanish govt's move to restrict abortion rightsIn this edition of the show: there's fury in Spain as the government moves to roll back abortion rights. Opposition parties and women's groups say it will set back women&...
Violence Against Women: What's the Trend?According to the United Nations, up to 70% of women will experience sexual or physical violence during their lifetime. What progress is being made in the ongoing battle for women...
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY