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This edition: Ethiopia: A Family in Crisis; Austria: Showing the Red Card; Ecuador: Making Birth Choices





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Episode Details

Original tape date: March 1, 2009.

ETHIOPIA: A FAMILY IN CRISIS

Life for Ayatu Nure has not turned out as he expected. Once a wealthy landowner, he followed the age-old tradition of his people, and took more than one wife. In fact, he took many wives! This story takes us to Ethiopia to see the family they created.

AUSTRIA: SHOWING THE RED CARD

As many as one in every three women in the world is a victim of domestic violence... To escpe the abuse, women often have to leave their homes and their children behind. But in Austria, a ground-breaking bill is protecting women...and saving their families.

ECUADOR: MAKING BIRTH CHOICES

Ten years ago, Ecuador, in South America, passed a law giving women free maternal health care. But the challenge is getting some women to accept it.

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