French feminists angry over two key ministerial appointments

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How two new ministerial appointments to the French government are being viewed by feminists as a step backwards for women's rights. Also a Dutch university runs foul of the country's Human Rights Council for posting female-only job ads in an effort to attract more women. Annette Young talks to the university's president, Robert-Jan Smits about what happens next. Plus the first American woman to walk in space has now become the very first female to reach the deepest-known spot in the ocean.

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