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7 March 2014 Last updated at 12:44 ET

From street to chic: Srey Mom's dream Watch

Srey Mom Ang's dream is for her fashion designs to appear on a catwalk

The story of two 100 Women delegates - textile magnate Rubana Huq and Cambodian fashion hopeful Srey Mom Ang, as they link up months after the 100 Women conference.

Suruchi Sharma, who features in Rupa Jha's documentaryYoung free and single in India Watch

The BBC's Rupa Jha hears about the prejudices faced by a young, single woman living in the city of Mumbai

Dear granddaughter... Love, 100 Women Watch

We asked those attending the 100 Women conference to record a special message to the future.

Our correspondents

Lyse Doucet Article written by Lyse Doucet Lyse Doucet Chief international correspondent
Katty Kay, BBC World News Article written by Katty Kay Katty Kay Presenter, BBC World News
Linda Yueh Article written by Linda Yueh Linda Yueh Chief business correspondent

China promises much but it won't be easy

In China, anything is possible, but everything is difficult

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100 Women features

Who is 100 Women for?

I don't know her name, because she lives in a remote village in India - or was it Afghanistan? She's not a politician - nor will she ever be. She does not seek publicity, or wear shoes that cost more than a Bangladeshi worker will earn in 10 years. But hopefully one day she or her daughter will break free from male-dominated society and carve out a living as a small-scale businesswoman.

BBC audience survey, 2013

From the archives

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