'Afghan Women's Rights' - When the United States invaded Afghanistan, the liberation of Afghan women was used as a rallying cry to garner public support. Now, after nearly 15 years and hundreds of billions in taxpayer dollars spent, violence and oppression are still a fact of life for the country's women. With the Taliban gaining ground again, Isobel Yeung reports from Kabul on the fight for dignity and rights in Afghanistan.
'Floating Armories' - Who stops world trade from grinding to a standstill? In many cases it's private military contractors and their network of weapons storage ships afloat in lawless international waters. VICE co-founder Suroosh Alvi reports from one of these floating armories in the Gulf of Aden to take a closer look who's protecting global commerce today.
Aired: 8 Apr 2016