Woman's Hour - Women on Bank Notes; Adoption; Young Feminists
The Saudi Arabian government's first advert to tackle domestic abuse, keeping Elizabeth Fry on English £5 notes, young feminists, and the pleasures and pains of a really good sulk.
Saudi Arabia's first government backed advert to tackle domestic abuse is launched. It uses an image of a women with a bruised eye visible behind the slits in her veil, with the slogan 'Some things can't be covered'. The campaign to reverse the Bank of England's decision to replace Elizabeth Fry with Winston Churchill on English £5 notes. Edward Timpson, the Minister for Children & Families, on the government's plans to speed up the adoption process. Who are the young feminists today? Jenni talks to two active teenage bloggers, 15 year Lili and 16 year old Cat about why feminism matters to them. And we explore the pleasures and pains of a really good sulk.
Presenter Jenni Murray Producer Shoku Amirani.