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The Forum - Women’s Freedom in 2012

This week’s Forum looks at women’s freedom in 2012. What does it amount to?

Across the Middle East and North Africa, there are signs that the heralded advance of women may have stalled or even gone into reverse. And even in Iceland, the country credited with the smallest gender gap in the world, women feel under pressure. So what freedoms do women need or want? Carrie Gracie asks Iranian-American rights campaigner Sussan Tahmasebi, Icelandic political scientist Silja Omarsdottir and Israeli choreographer Jasmin Vardimon. Illustration by Rosemary Baker.

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 2:05AM Sun, 9 Dec 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 1:05PM Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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  • Duration 45 minutes

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