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We ask why women, relative to men aren't as content as they were in the 1970s.
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
How Lee Elder broke one of the last colour barriers in US sport in 1975
Lucy Ash reports from Ukraine on the problems faced by those affected by HIV/Aids.
News and issues making the headlines each day.
Reaction to a proposal to relax the rules around women accessing Jerusalem's Western Wall.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
G8 unites against sexual violence; organ donation soars in UK; how to make music from DNA?
We put your questions on life in North Korea to two recent defectors.
Two years on, what's the true toll of Fukushima? And why cosmetic surgery's so big in Cali
G8 pledge on sexual violence in conflict; Madonna vs Malawi; using the powers of DNA
What can the U.S. learn from China? And we speak to the President of Microsoft.
Lorraine Mallinder on an island haunted by its past; Mick Webb in a city buffing its image
Friday 12 April 2013