Despite having the most Catholics in the world, 80 percent of Brazilian women of childbearing age are using some form of artificial contraception. In partnership with National Geographic Magazine, special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examines the declining fertility rate, which has dropped to just 1.9 children per woman. (9:30 min)
A difficult journey that begins in loneliness and shame for thousands of Ethiopian women ends in a productive new life and hope for the future in this award-winning PBS Nova film. (52:38 min)
Women in Bahrain are increasingly taking up traditionally “male” jobs, but they face an uphill struggle against the country’s more conservative residents.
Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra took a ride with one of Bahrain’s female taxi drivers and found that her drive for change is still facing some obstacles. (2:35 min)