Woman / S1 EP7
USA: Assault in the Military
Sexual assault in the U.S. military affects women disproportionately. We meet with survivors and military personnel to find out what’s being done to combat the problem.
Woman / S1 EP6
El Salvador: Femicide
Every year, hundreds of women in El Salvador are being murdered just because they’re women. We explore the culture of machismo and gang violence to find out why.
Woman / S1 EP5
USA: Mothers Behind Bars
The U.S. locks up more women than any other country. Most of them have children, who are 7 times more likely to end up in prison creating a cycle of incarceration.
Woman / S1 EP4
Zambia: Child Brides
We follow a 14-year-old Zambian girl through a pre-wedding ritual before she marries a 48-year-old man, and we learn how child marriage threatens the entire region.
Woman / S1 EP3
Canada: The Missing First Nations
The First Nations women of Canada are disappearing and being murdered at an alarming rate.
Woman / S1 EP2
Colombia: The Women of FARC
As Colombia nears the end of a fifty-year civil war, we meet current and former female FARC soldiers to find out how they will be reintegrated into society.
Woman / S1 EP1
DRC: Rape as a Weapon of War
As rival militias and armies battle for control of mineral-rich territories in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the rape of women has become a routine military tactic.
Talking with Melissa Harris-Perry
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry discusses stereotypes in 'Sex In The City' and what it means to be a black woman in America today.