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Sexist Data Crisis, Trading Medicine in Venezuela, Copying Art

Sexist Data Crisis, Trading Medicine in Venezuela, Copying Art

Are countries around the world failing to collect adequate details about their female citizens? Campaigners have argued we are missing data in areas that would help us understand women’s lives better, for example land and inheritance rights. Women’s work can also be overlooked in labour surveys, More Or Less reports.

Patients in Venezuela are resorting to social media to source vital medical supplies. If the government declared a state of emergency, international aid agencies could provide fresh supplies, but the government says the situation is manageable. And, why people are putting their names in parenthesis on Twitter. BBC Trending hears how a campaign led by anti-Semitic trolls turned into an act of defiance, as both Jewish and non-Jewish people try to reclaim the racist symbol.

And why do people try to create old masters and modern art, brush stroke by brush stroke? Why do people buy them? Mike Williams talks to art copier David Henty, gallery owner Philip Mould and Paul D