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This edition: Evidence of Hope; Real-Life Mermaids; Projecting Strength, Providing Protection





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Episode Details

First aired: March 19, 2018.

Evidence of Hope: UN Investigators Seek Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence - We go behind the scenes of the investigations into the sexual violence committed during recent conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Featuring three Yazidi women, and an activist from Syria taken captive during the conflict, we bring you the latest in their quest for justice.

Real-Life Mermaids: Women Guardians of the Sea - They are called mermaids: the Haenyeo women divers of Jeju Island in the Republic of Korea. Carrying on a centuries-old tradition, these remarkable women use no modern equipment while serving as guardians of the sea. Now a new generation is inheriting their legacy, which has been recognized by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of all humanity.

Projecting Strength, Providing Protection: One UN Policewoman's Story - A female Cameroonian peacekeeper helps young women in the Central African Republic know their rights and protect their bodies.

  • 2017: Mali, Seychelles; Japan
  • Monday, August 20 - 9:00pm
  • Tuesday, August 21 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Wednesday, August 22 - 12:30pm
  • Sunday, August 26 - 5:00pm