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2 Dec
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among industrialised countries. Our reporters head to Louisiana where Black women are four times more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth complications than White women. Also #MeToo finally reaches Taiwan where a growing number of women have been speaking out about their experiences working with sexual predators.
27 Aug 2023
It is expected that our current political leaders and those who are asking why the new cartel of emerging market leaders called BRICs…didn’t invite Nigeria to join the elite club in South Africa last week, are also following what is happening to the former President of the United States, Donald Trump. And here is why on Inside Stuff this week by Martin Oloja.
1 Jul 2023
It is one year since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, thus removing a federal right for women to end their pregnancies. We look at how America has changed in the wake of that historic decision. Also the global backlash against women's rights and who is behind it. Annette Young talks to Clara Dereudre, the co-author of a French report which offers recommendations on how to counter the backlash. Plus the determined women entrepreneurs of Iraq operating in a country where female workforce participation rate is just over 10 percent.
27 Jun 2023
Wade, Trends in State Abortion Laws Have Emerged. In the absence of federal protections, state legislatures have become arbiters of abortion access, with some states banning or severely restricting abortion and others improving and protecting it.
24 Jun 2023
A school district in Utah, USA, called Davis School District, has ruled out the Bible in elementary and middle schools. The 72,000-student-populated School north of Salt Lake City, Utah, took this action after a complaint from a parent.
6 Mar 2023
A South Carolina jury on Thursday found Richard "Alex" Murdaugh guilty of killing his wife and son, convicting the once-influential attorney of murder in a case that has gripped the nation's attention for nearly two years.

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