Young dreams in war-torn Afghanistan

As world leaders meet in Kabul to discuss Afghanistan's future, Outlook speaks to young Afghans. We hear what life is like in the southern province of Kandahar, which is at the heart of the insurgency, and the difficulties faced by a young girl living in a more stable part of the country. All describe the effect that years of conflict and instability have had on their lives.

What does your Dad mean to you?

We are asking you about the role your Dad, or father figure, plays in your life. An Outlook listener tells us about his dad and Matthew Bannister reads more of your emails.

"Born a Girl" in Mexico

Reporter Kate Howells catches up with Guadalupe Diaz from Southern Mexico. She is one of five young women that the BBC World Service has been following since 1995. We hear about Guadalupe's successful fight to get her voice, and opinions, heard in a macho society

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Tue 20 Jul 2010 12:05 GMT

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