14/07/2010

Presented by Jenni Murray. Why are Germanic women historically portrayed as warriors? A new book uncovers their ubiquity in opera, painting and print. As Dame Anne Owers steps down as Chief Inspector of Prisons, she talks to Jenni about her nine years in the role and the challenges for her successor. And the business case for recruiting more women into science, engineering and technology.

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