The BBC has revealed its list of inspiring and influential women from around the world for This year Women is asking: what would the future look like if it were driven by women? From climate change activist Greta Thunberg, to trans woman Nisha Ayub who was put into a male prison aged 21, many on the list are driving change on behalf of women everywhere. They give us their vision of what life could look like in
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Some million women and girls across 30 countries have been affected by female genital mutilation FGM. But how do survivors live with the pain of peeing, periods and childbirth? Hibo, now 46, was subjected to what is defined by the World Health Organization WHO as "type three" mutilation when she was six. This means all of her labia were cut off and she was then stitched together, leaving a tiny hole she compares to the size of a matchstick.
'This is what it's like to pee after female genital mutilation'
Reaching the menopause can often be met with feelings of anxiety and uncertainty about how you or your body may feel different. As we age, our body inevitably changes and some of these changes can affect self-esteem and sexual desire. But menopause doesn't have to mean the end of sex. Many couples enjoy an active sex life into older age and some say it even gets better!