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  1. It's goodbye from us!

    ...and that's it! If you want to find out more about BBC 100 Women, or see other stories from women on the list, visit our website.

    And thank you for tuning into our BBC 100 Women digital event, we hope you enjoyed it and learned something new.

  2. Our live event is almost over!

    Pictures of 21 women

    Wow, what a way to finish. We’ve heard from incredible women today who are pushing the boundaries of human progress, from the Black Lives Matter Founders to climate change activist Jane Fonda.

    Whether it’s saving money, becoming an ally, making our voices heard or boosting body positivity, the women in these masterclasses have offered something for everyone, and given plenty of food for thought too.

    We’d like to say a particular thank you to all of our experts, our presenters and of course the BBC 100 Women 2020.

  3. More musical treats for you

    The BBC 100 Women Masterclasses are coming to an end, but before we go, we want to share two playlists with you.

    The "Queen of African music" Angélique Kidjo has put together some of her favourite tunes especially curated for BBC 100 Women.

    And trailblazing rapper Ana Tijoux has also made a bespoke playlist for us too - you can listen to it here.

  4. 'I don't want to party to the sound of my oppression'

    Madame Gandhi has created a playlist of "must-listen" tunes for our special BBC 100 Women Masterclass, all about finding and creating music that can empower rather than disempower women.

    "I do think we can’t tell other people how to make their music, but we can provide and design an alternative. I do want to turn up and party but I don’t want to turn up to the sound of my own oppression," she tells BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Jamz Supernova.

    "You want the level of energy and good vibes but not the misogyny that comes with it. I see the role of a DJ and artist to provide an alternative."

  5. The story behind hit song We Are Not Alone (No Estamos Solas)

    We Are Not Alone (No Estamos Solas) is the theme music of hit Chilean drama La Jauría. As well as writing the music, Ana Tijoux also stars in the Amazon Prime series.

    After a teacher is caught abusing his female pupils, a young protestor goes missing.

    Three female police officers from a gender crimes unit launch an investigation, uncovering an online game that recruits men to commit acts of aggression toward women.

    We Are Not Alone is a song about the importance of standing together.

    Quote Message: How many disappeared? How many were swallowed by the earth? Life kills us, the press bleeds out. We scream justice when we are silenced. from Ana Tijoux We Are Not Alone (No Estamos Solas)
    Ana TijouxWe Are Not Alone (No Estamos Solas)
  6. 'Talent has no gender'

    "Growing up there were misogynistic songs everywhere," Grammy award-winning singer Angélique Kidjo tells our music masterclass.

    "The thing that was important to me was the empowerment of other women, I followed their example and just went for it."

    She told her fiancé to leave after he wouldn’t let her sing.

    "My father always said to me, ‘talent has no gender, so go out there and show them.' All the songs that play down women just show a man’s fragility and insecurity, his fear of women."

  7. How do you write a feminist anthem?

    Kiran Gandhi, who performs as Madame Gandhi, is a musician and activist on a mission is to elevate and celebrate gender liberation.

    She has been on tour with acts such as MIA and Thievery Corporation.

    "We as musicians have the power to score the emotions of our time. To that end, I have been taking that role rather seriously and making more music infused with love, sex positivity, hopefulness and big dreams," she says.

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    Video caption: How do you write a song that becomes a rallying-cry for women around the world?

    She told the BBC about her song Waiting For Me's lyric, "We always assume our own powerlessness but never our own power."

    Her inspiration was the words of Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, who earlier featured in the BBC 100 Women Masterclasses.

    Patrisse said "we all have the potential to step into our power and often we chose not to”.

  8. Meet the 'undisputed queen of African music'

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    Four-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo has been described as "the undisputed queen of African music" - and for a reason!

    Benin-born Angélique has cross-pollinated the West African traditions of her childhood with elements of American R&B, funk and jazz.

    In her 2020 Grammy acceptance speech, Angélique spoke about her album Celia, an homage to queen of salsa Celia Cruz.

    "She is one of those artists that taught you at a young age that gender cannot define who you are," she said.

    Angélique passionately advocates for girls to have access to education and helped found The Batonga Foundation, which empowers Benin's young women to challenge expectations.

  9. Leading the next generation of DJs

    Jamz Supernova

    When she's not hosting the 100 Women Masterclasses, Jamz Supernova has a weekly show on BBC Radio 1Xtra, where she has the privilege and platform to discover and showcase new talent.

    She describes her radio show as "a musical journey, where you'll discover the very best in emerging alternative R&B, new-wave Jazz and left-field electronica".

    She also runs record label, Future Bounce and has a club residency in London and Bristol. And she created DIY Generation which focuses on young people building and owning their own careers, highlighting women and people of colour.

  10. Coming up: Turn up the volume!

    Madame Ghandi, Ana Tijoux and Angélique Kidjo

    What can we do about those misogynistic lyrics in tunes that you like - and maybe even sing along to?

    In our music masterclass, we'll ask three award-winning female artists for tips on how to curate a better playlist.

    BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Jamz Supernova is joined by special guests Angélique Kidjo, Ana Tijoux and Madame Gandhi for our final masterclass of the day.

    Find out how these amazing artists navigated the industry and which tracks make it to their must-listen playlists.

  11. Top tips on how you can learn to be an ally

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    Video caption: Stop being a friend and become an ally

    "The condition I was born with doesn’t disable me – but the barriers and bias I face, do," says Shani Dhanda, one of this year’s BBC 100 Women.

    She's got tips on how you can find ways to listen, learn and support others.

  12. 'Don't be a friend - be an ally'

    'Ally' sign illustration

    We’ve heard the word "ally" a lot this year, but what does it really mean? And how can you be one?

    For award-winning disability specialist Shani Dhanda, one of this year’s BBC 100 Women, it's about people acting on each other’s behalf to address systemic problems.

    She says being an ally is very different from being a friend.

    "An ally is not a friend, just like being non-racist is very different from being actively anti-racist.

    "Being an ally doesn’t necessarily mean you fully understand what it feels like to be oppressed. It just means you take on the struggle as your own."

    Illustrations by @costhanzo

  13. 'Don't keep quiet. It'll kill you inside'

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    Video caption: Zahara: Violence against women in South Africa 'a pandemic'

    South African singer-songwriter Zahara, who is named on this year's BBC 100 Women list, says gender-based violence is a "pandemic" in her country.

    As a survivor of an attack in her twenties, the popular musician wants to encourage other women to feel confident to speak up.

  14. Protecting your mental health in a pandemic

    Dr Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu

    Dr Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu, a psychriatrist working in Uganda, has been helping her community deal with the effects of the pandemic on mental health.

    Etheldreda, one of this year’s BBC 100 Women, has struggled with depression in the past, and shares her coping strategies:

    Inform yourself. Ethel read extensively about stress and depression, so was able to notice when she was sliding into it herself.

    Open up. Those you trust will offer emotional support that will lessen the burden you have to carry. A problem shared is already half solved.

    Stay proactive and connect. Make time for friends and don't neglect your relationships when life gets busy.

    Develop positive coping skills. Recall something in your life you're grateful for and practice acceptance for things out of your power.

  15. 'Representing queer fat women is the greatest reward'

    Enam Asiama is a model and online influencer who is pushing past the abuse she has received on the internet.

    "I am representing queer fat women all over the world and that is the greatest reward for me," she says.

    "[As a model] I’m getting to have conversations with the make-up artist and the photographer that goes beyond body image, beyond race, about what can be done to make things more inclusive so everyone can love themselves."

    The key, she says, is to "push past what happens online and find your own mentors and communities and stand up for yourself, because not everyone is going to love how you look or the things that you say."

  16. The seven 'harmless' habits keeping women quiet

    Social scientist Deepa Narayan wanted to investigate the root of abuse. After interviewing 600 men and women across India, she identified seven seemingly harmless habits keeping women compliant and silent.

    1. Women were told, openly or subtly, to reject their bodies by not acknowledging them or through negative comments .
    2. Girls were told to "chup" or be quiet, turning them into women who couldn't to speak up.
    3. Women were expected to be people-pleasers, making them bend to the will of other people and unable to make decisions.
    4. Female sexuality was discouraged.Women weren't educated and allowed to own their own bodies, while many had been abused.
    5. The idea that women aren’t to be trusted was commonplace.
    6. Women were told to prioritise duty over desire and kept busy so they didn't have time to pursue their dreams.
    7. Women weren't enouraged to stand on their own two feet, creating a lack of autonomy over their lives.
  17. Inside Finland's female-led government

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    Sanna Marin heads up an all-female coalition government in Finland, and has been acknowledged on this year's 100 Women list.

    Finland has been praised for its quick and decisive response to coronavirus.

    "Of course, there are countries led by men that have also done well," Ms Marin said.

    "So I don't think it's a gender-based issue.

    "The most important thing is that we've tried to make decisions on the best knowledge that we can use."

  18. 'People listen to authenticity'

    Alma Arzate is a corporate leader and mentor working in the male-dominated industry of global supply.

    “During meetings, if someone challenged me, I tried not to be defensive and to be open minded… if my idea wasn’t accepted I just moved on and the more I practised the more comfortable I became, and the more effective," she tells the gender say gap masterclass.

    "We have to be authentic. We have to be ourselves and the sooner we realise that the better for everyone. It resonates with people and they are more likely to listen to what we have to say.

    "Finding my voice was not about imitating someone else but taking a page out of their book and adapting it to my own style and values."

  19. Catch up with The Conversation

    Ready for a new podcast recommendation?

    Download the latest episode of The Conversation, where three of this year's BBC 100 Women - Karen Dolva, Shani Dhanda and Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr - chatted about finding positives during, and after, the coronavirus pandemic.

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  20. Why is my body not important?

    Enam Asiama, who joins the BBC 100 Women panel on finding your voice, is an influencer and advocate for plus-sized people.

    She says as a black woman, her body isn’t always welcomed online.

    Enam, along with other plus-sized models Kayela, Lyza, Nyome and Vanessa spoke to the BBC earlier this year about how they had experienced exclusion and unequal pay.

    They feel the movement fails to represent fat, black women.

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    Video caption: Body positivity movement: 'Why is my body not important'?