The 51%

Making us laugh: The female comics taking to the stage

THE 51 PERCENT
THE 51 PERCENT © FRANCE 24

With much of America and the rest of the world enthralled with Sarah Cooper's TikTok impersonations of Donald Trump; just how hard is it to be a female stand-up comic in a world that is still very much male-dominated? Annette Young talks to American comedian Sarah Donnelly, who's now based in Paris. Also three years after it first emerged, #MeToo appears to have arrived in Iran with the highly conservative Muslim country facing a tidal wave of accusations on social media about sexual abuse.

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Plus we meet the lionesses of Kenya, an all-female ranger unit working hard to protect the country's wildlife from poachers.

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