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The Rwandan school turning boys into feminists

Image copyright Care In a village outside Rwanda’s capital Kigali, a group of boys are spending a rainy afternoon learning how to stop gender-based violence and the power imbalances in the #MeToo era. While girls learn about investment to achieve financial independence and reproductive health to control the size of their families in later years, […]

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Has France's Macron lost his charm?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Macron’s election in 2017 was a political tour de force – but the shine is wearing off Emmanuel Macron may be a big figure on the world stage, but at home in France he’s facing an uphill struggle to regain public confidence. After 16 months in office, the […]

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Why Sweden and China have fallen out so badly

Image copyright SVT Image caption Satirical programme Swedish News did a segment on Chinese tourists in last week’s episode It’s a diplomatic spat no one saw coming, but tensions have over the past few weeks been escalating between China and Sweden. It all started earlier in September when Chinese tourists were removed from a hotel […]

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Trump at UN: Who does business with Iran?

Image copyright AFP President Trump in an address at the UN general assembly asked all nations to isolate Iran. The US has recently reinstated tough economic sanctions which, said the president, will remain in place as long as Iranian aggression continues. Sanctions were imposed after the US pulled out of the six-country nuclear deal earlier […]