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THE 51 PERCENT

THE 51 PERCENT © FRANCE 24

The need to rethink our history or her-story, rather. Annette Young talks to journalist and author, Annabelle Hirsch, who has corrected our not-so-perfect 20/20 rear vision by writing a book entitled “A History of Women in 101 Objects.” Also France and Germany come under fire for failing to decide on a legal definition of rape which could mean the European Union’s first ever directive on violence against women, will not include the crime. Pressure is now on both nations to reconsider their stance. Plus as Paris prepares for the Olympics this coming July, a look back at the last Paris Games in 1924 and the female athletes who took part.

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