15/04/2011

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With Jenni Murray including: Shanna Bukhari, the young woman from Blackburn who wants to be the first Muslim to represent Great Britain at this year's Miss Universe contest. Is entering a beauty contest a good way for a young British Muslim woman to use her freedoms when women in countries like Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia are denied many basic human rights? Women on Fleet Street - at last week's British Press Awards only 3 out of the 16 individual prizes went to women, and only two national newspapers are edited by women. Does it matter if women are so badly represented at the top end of Fleet Street? Rachel Beer, the first woman to edit a national newspaper back in 1894. And 5 @ 50 - a new play which looks at the lives of five women who've all been friends since school as they hit 50.

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Fri 15 Apr 2011 10:00

Woman's Hour Chore Wars

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Woman's Hour Takeover

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Five remarkable women take over Woman's Hour for one week.

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