During October 2013 the BBC's 100 Women season will seek to shine a light on life for women in the 21st Century - the risks, challenges and opportunities they face every day, in every country.

The season will close with a conference on Friday 25 October when 100 women from around the world - some high-profile, many less well-known - will meet at the London HQ for a day of debate and interaction.

The conference will be streamed online and broadcast live in English on BBC World News TV an...
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