22/11/2010

Presented by Jane Garvey. Women and the role silence plays in their spiritual lives the Rev'd Lucy Winkett and Christy Casley from the Self Realisation Meditation Healing Centre in Somerset discuss the issue. We look the phenomenon of "singles therapy" as a route to forming a lasting relationship. Cathy Scott Clark talks about her new documentary Terror in Islamabad. The latest employment figures have revealed that the number of women who are out of work has reached more than one million, its highest level for more than 20 years. At the same time women will reportedly be hardest hit by the Government's spending cuts. To discuss these figures Jane is joined by Ceri Goddard, Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society and Professor Len Shackleton, Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs and Dean of Business School at the University of East London. And as If the laws of succession were to be changed and Prince William and Kate Middleton's first born was a girl, she would be heir to the throne. We speak to Lorely Burt MP for Solihull who has tabled a Commons motion to eventually allow that possible succession to take place, and look at why these so-called discriminatory laws remain unchanged despite support for them to be amended.

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