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Looking at the lives of women around the world

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Looking at the lives of women around the world

    Nigeria: Shooting it Like a Woman

    Nigeria: Shooting it Like a Woman

    Award-winning screen director Tope Oshin celebrates a new generation of Nigerian women film-makers who are currently reinventing Nollywood, the largest and most prolific film industry in Africa. She explores their distinctive approach to telling screen stories that better represent women’s lives and aspirations in Nigeria today.

    • 27 Min.
    C-Section Brazil

    C-Section Brazil

    Brazil is the C-section capital of the world. In a country where caesareans account for over half of all births and 88% in the private sector. BBC correspondent Julia Carneiro investigates what some call the “C-section epidemic”.

    • 26 Min.
    Behind Closed Doors: Solutions to Domestic Abuse in Indonesia

    Behind Closed Doors: Solutions to Domestic Abuse in Indonesia

    Indonesia has just conducted its first ever national survey on domestic violence. It found that 41% of women had experienced some form of domestic abuse. We hear about the work of a pioneering crisis and counselling centre offering holistic support, the first organisation of its kind in Indonesia.



    In Behind Closed Doors Claire Bolderson reports from three different countries: Kenya, Peru and Indonesia.



    The issue that unites them all is domestic violence. It’s not that the problem is unique to these countries - the World Health Organisation estimates that one third of women worldwide suffer physical or sexual violence by a partner - but in each of the three countries, we hear about different and often inspiring solutions aimed at combating it.



    Image: Ibu Yanti at her roadside foodstall, Credit: Claire Bolderson

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    Behind Closed Doors: Solutions to Domestic Violence in Peru

    Behind Closed Doors: Solutions to Domestic Violence in Peru

    Rates of domestic violence in the Peruvian Andes are particularly high - nearly double the national average. The shocking case of violence against Arlette Contreras Bautista, was caught on hotel security cameras, led to calls for greater action against domestic violence. In August 2016, tens of thousands of people marched through the Peruvian capital, Lima to protest against the country’s shockingly high rates of violence against women. We hear how some inspiring women are working together to raise awareness about domestic violence and putting pressure on their government to act.



    In Behind Closed Doors Claire Bolderson reports from three different countries: Kenya, Indonesia and Peru.

    The issue that unites them all is domestic violence. It’s not that the problem is unique to these countries - the World Health Organisation estimates that one third of women worldwide suffer physical or sexual violence by a partner - but in each of the three countries, we hear about different and often inspiring solutions aimed at combating it.



    Image: Peruvian women of the Andes, Credit: BBC

    • 27 Min.
    Behind Closed Doors: Solutions to Domestic Abuse in Kenya

    Behind Closed Doors: Solutions to Domestic Abuse in Kenya

    Unity is a village without men set up by Samburu women in response to domestic abuse.



    Claire Bolderson reports from three different countries: Peru, Indonesia and Kenya. The issue that unites them all is domestic violence. It is not that the problem is unique to these countries - the World Health Organisation estimates that one third of women worldwide suffer physical or sexual violence by a partner - but in each of the three countries, we hear about different and often inspiring solutions aimed at combating it.

    • 26 Min.
    Aymara and the Ants

    Aymara and the Ants

    All over the world women hold families together, work hard all hours of the day and have little power to change their lives for the better. To make that happen they need to organise. In a small corner of the Buenos Aires district of Argentina one woman has achieved something remarkable by doing just that. Aymara Val has been working with her neighbours to change their living conditions for eight years.

    • 26 Min.

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