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Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade is surrounded by security and supporters at a campaign stop in a Dakar suburb on Feb. 22.

Feb. 24, 2012

There is mounting anger in the streets of Senegal ahead of this Sunday’s elections, as current president Abdoulaye Wade seeks a third term. Worldview takes a look at the election issues and the candidates, which include a world music star, with Mohamed Mbodj, professor of history at Manhattanville College.  Also, a new study finds that the world’s abortion rates have stopped falling. The report’s lead author, Gilda Sedgh of the Guttmacher Institute, discusses what her findings mean.  And Jerome and Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik discuss the work of director Frederick Wiseman, whose latest documentary Crazy Horse opens at the Music Box this weekend.