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28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 September 2011

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, a woman in Somalia who runs the first advice hotline in the capital Mogadishu for women who've been raped and abused. Find out why Fartun Abdisalaam returned to work in the country where her husband had been murdered.

An extraordinary family reunion in Cambodia between Phyrun Peou and the father he was sure had been killed in the Khmer Rouge's killing fields in the 1970s.

And we meet Lesego Malatsi, the South African designer who's made the switch from Soweto to style guru and is showing a collection at London Fashion Week.

  • Documentary: Always Hope - Cambodia's New Music

    Documentary: Always Hope - Cambodia's New Music

    How Cambodia's new bands are promising signs of a culture in recovery

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  • In pictures: London Fashion Week

    In pictures: London Fashion Week

    The world's top designers unveil their 2011 autumn/winter collections at London Fasion Week

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  • Fashion bloggers rival traditional magazines

    Fashion bloggers rival traditional magazines

    Thousands of bloggers worldwide are gathering more influence over the fashion industry and even seem to be rivalling the traditional, large magazines

    Read more on the BBC News website



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