Lyse Doucet travels to Saudi Arabia to meet Madeha al-Ajroush, who battled for 30 years to get women the right to drive. It is a battle she has now won, as women in the kingdom will legally be allowed to drive later this year. As a Saudi woman, she says, "you’ll always be treated like a child and never like an adult. And that was a problem, and it continued till this day - but things are opening up now."
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How migration from offline to online is bringing people into modern China
How have political, social and economic changes affected relations between generations?
Sahar meets the medical staff trying to deal with Afghanistan’s mental health emergency
Monica McWilliams was one of two women in the negotiations for the Good Friday Agreement
Healthcare reform was top of President Trumps legislative priority. What has changed?
Thousands of people with mental illness live in asylums in Croatia. But not in Osijek
The dark, demonic landscape of a 17th Century masterpiece The Temptation of St Anthony
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The rise of talk show host, philanthropist, media proprietor and actress Oprah Winfrey
The ethos of the Paralympic movement is fair and equal competition.
George Bellow’s masterpiece Men of the Docks reveals life in the Brooklyn docks in 1912
What has President Trump’s first year has meant for US Defence?
What can President Trump's tweets tell us about his presidency and the US?
Investigation into one of the world’s biggest degree mills
Discover life in Regency England through the extraordinary detail of Ann West's Coverlet
How criminal gangs in Venezuela use children as young as 10 and teenagers in their wars
How the flu pandemic of 100 years ago affected every corner of the world
Priscilla Ng’ethe joins a family celebration for her 117 year old great grandmother