27/10/2010

Presented by Jenni Murray. Including the Bollywood superstar Preity Zinta. Zinta is not only one of India's best-loved actresses, but also owns a cricket team, campaigns for women's rights, has adopted thirty-four girls and has won a national bravery medal for her stand against organised crime. It is five years since the murder of black teenager, Anthony Walker. At the time of his death, people were in awe of his mother, Gee Walker, who, in the face of the brutal loss of her son, was able to unequivocally talk about her forgiveness of the young men who had killed him. Woman's Hour hears from Gee about the work of the Anthony Walker Foundation that the family set up and the anti-racist message they continue to try to put across. We hear from Dani Church who runs the ferry service from Warbleswick in Suffolk and look at why there're so few female philosophers in Britain's academic institutions.

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