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100 Women 2015: catch up with the season's highlights

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Media captionThe best content showcased during the 2015 season

Our season this year featured two weeks of stories about trail-blazing girls and women - from Siberia to the US, Venezuela to the Central Africa Republic - to celebrate 100 of some of the most inspirational women in the world, as named by the BBC.

If you only have 15 minutes to catch up on this year's series, which aims to better represent women in the BBC's news output, watch these four videos.

The season, now in its third year, concluded with a live page online, unprecedented in its size.

More than 120 groups across the world came together on the BBC News website to debate the pressures on women to conform, especially around image, leadership and relationships.

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Media captionA montage of the 100 Women debates

Highlights from our live page included:

  • A Sierra Leone women's group's song for gender equality
  • Confident schoolgirls in Japan on how important it is to "believe in ourselves"
  • An appearance by the president of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari in one of the most high-profile debates.

We also included several high-profile interviews, such as with International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, South Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek and American actress Hilary Swank.

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Media captionThe big interviews featured in the 2015 season

And we explored some of the issues facing women today, such as a largely guilt-free abortion, or the decision not to have children.

Our list of the 100 most inspirational women across the world in 2015 included 30 entrepreneurs under the age of 30 and inspiring women over the age of 80.

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Media captionThe full list in 90 seconds

It spanned the world, from Li Tingting, an openly gay women's rights activist in China, to Eveles Chimala, a midwife in Malawi, Jana el-Hassan, a Lebanese novelist and Megan Grano, an American comedian.

Leaders in science, politics, education and the arts were also included.

Also in the season, nurses in conflict zones such as Caracas and the Central African Republic told us what is is like working in some of the world's most challenging environments.

The numbers behind the profession were bought to life in this neat animation.

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