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World leaders: Michelle Bachelet and Helen Clark

What does it take to run a country? Kim Chakanetsa is joined by two international leaders who...

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Ghostwriters for hire

Some people live the most amazing lives but aren't always the best at putting those experiences...

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Women planting trees

Two women restoring forest in Brazil and Nepal tell Kim Chakanetsa about working with local...

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Why women walk

Women throughout the centuries have put their hiking boots on and set out into the great...

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Viral dance videos launched my career

Kim Chakanetsa talks to two choreographers whose careers took off after they posted dance...

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Living through menopause

For a long time there was a wall of silence around the menopause, but more women are choosing to...

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My life-changing autism diagnosis

As a woman with autism you're likely to receive a diagnosis much later in life than if you are a...

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Skating my way through life

Skateboarding is no longer an outsider sport for rebellious young men: more women are getting on...

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Sold into sex work

Over 79% of the world's trafficking victims are subject to sexual exploitation, and an...

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Sweet honey and queen bees

Vital for the planet's health, bees are a key part of pollinating the world's fruits, flowers and...

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Women of the Arab Spring

A decade after the uprisings that changed the political landscape of many countries in North...

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Women fighting wildfires

Large scale wildfires have increasingly made headlines in recent years. Fires have devastated...

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Nurses on the frontline: A year on

In April 2020, Kim Chakanetsa spoke to two young nurses who were putting their lives on the line...

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Funerals and grief in a pandemic

The extraordinary measures put in place during the Covid-19 pandemic and the Ebola crisis placed...

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How to live alone

Eating ice cream in the early hours, naked dancing and not having to tidy up behind anyone else...

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Women who love insects

Insects have been around for more than 350 million years, longer than dinosaurs and flowering...

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Women in law

In many countries around the world more women than men take law degrees but they\'re still much...

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How to focus

Have you ever been so absorbed in an activity that you lost track of time? Experiencing moments...

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Women running restaurants

Two award winning chefs talk to Kim Chakanetsa about how they\'ve adapted to restrictions because...

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Afrofuturism: black women changing the SciFi scene

Is science fiction too white? Kim Chakanetsa meets two women who are diversifying the genre. They...

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