Feminism

  1. Two unlikely friends reunite 40 years after the Soviet-Afghan war

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    Video caption: During the Soviet-Afghan war in the 1980s, Saodat went to work with Afghan activist Jamila

    During the Soviet-Afghan war in the 1980s, Saodat, a Tajik, went to Afghanistan to work with local female activist Jamila, and the pair struck up an enduring friendship.

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    Video caption: The trailblazing first woman MP of India

    Muthulakshmi Reddy fought patriarchy to become India's first woman lawmaker. She also became the first woman to study medicine in an all-male college. She set up many charitable i

  3. Girl Power RIP

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    Video caption: Journalist and author Ella Whelan asks if contemporary feminism is - well - dead.

    Journalist and author Ella Whelan asks if contemporary feminism is the right political movement to argue for women’s freedom or if girl power is, in fact, dead.

  4. Things That Make My Inner Feminist Scream

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    Video caption: "Come on darling, give us a smile!"

    "Come on darling, give us a smile!"

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    Saudi women

    Life for women in Saudi Arabia is often painted as one of repression. As part of the BBC's Saudis on social we've been asking Saudi women if that is the full picture.

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    Video caption: Ex porn-star and activist Philipp explores men's rights issues

    Philipp travels to a Conference on Men’s Issues in Chicago, shedding light on the controversial movement.

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    Video caption: How feminist protesters tackled a 'sexist' pageant

    In 1970, protesters who felt the pageant was sexist made a stand - it's now being retold in the film Misbehaviour.

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    Video caption: Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Fleabag and feminism

    The actress and writer speaks to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour about her conflicting feelings towards feminism.