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Benazir Bhutto lived a life of Shakespearean proportions.
She made a split-second decision that changed everything.
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Rose Mapendo struggles to find balance as a mother and full-time advocate for refugees.
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A filmmaker follows her father back to Afghanistan to fight skyrocketing maternal mortality.
A young Muslim Israeli is trapped between her passion for karate and religious tradition.
It's not every 77-year-old American Jewish woman who becomes president of a South American nation.
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At nine years old, Priscilla Diaz dazzles the Harlem hip-hop scene.
Eight widows in Galilee form a cooperative to make and sell pickles and support their families.
Two female lawyers in Cameroon are helping the Muslim women in their village fight against abuse.
Chahinaz, an Algerian student, begins to wonder what life is like for other Muslim women worldwide.
Girls in training in the Israeli Defense Forces are transformed over two months.
Three women work to assure the legitimacy of Egypt's recent multiparty elections.
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