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Woman's Hour - Lisa Riley, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Doris Day

Lisa Riley's Strictly success, Muslim women's rights campaigner Ayaan Hirsi Ali, former ANC MP Melanie Verwoerd, was Doris Day an underrated icon, and the phwoar factor.

Campaigner Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the rights of women under Islam. Lisa Riley, a big hit in this season's Strictly Come Dancing tells how she's defied those who thought she was the comedy booking by doing so well in the show. Is Doris Day underestimated as a great actress? Karen Krizanovich and David Benedict from Vanity Fair discuss. Two prostitutes give their views on proposals that would criminalise paying for sex. We discuss the government's relaunched, This Is Abuse campaign aimed at teenagers. Melanie Verwoerd tells us about growing up in an Afrikaner home, her involvement with the ANC, diplomatic career and love affair with Irish radio and TV presenter Gerry Ryan. Mark Lawson and Lucy Cavendish on whether the rules are different for men and women when it comes to publicly admitting that you fancy an actor?

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 4:00PM Sat, 8 Dec 2012
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4:00PM Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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  • Duration 58 minutes

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