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Start the Week - Feminism: Natasha Walter and Catherine Hakim

Weekly discussion programme, setting the cultural agenda. Anne McElvoy asks what feminism means now with Natasha Walter, Catherine Hakim, Shereen El Feki and Finn Mackay.

On Start the Week Anne McElvoy explores the state of feminism today. It's fifty years since Betty Friedan's landmark book, The Feminine Mystique, questioned the role of women in society. Anne McElvoy discusses that role today with the Living Dolls author, Natasha Walter, the proponent of erotic capital Catherine Hakim, the radical feminist Finn Mackay and the journalist and academic Shereen El Feki who has been looking at the changing sexual attitudes and behaviour in the Arab world.

This programme will be followed by a phone-in edition of Woman's Hour on feminism. If you would like to take part in the programme you can email now via the Woman's Hour website or phone from 0800 on Monday 4th March on 03700 100 444.

Producer: Katy Hickman.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 9:00AM Mon, 4 Mar 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 9:00AM Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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  • Duration 43 minutes

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