Nancy Mitford, Women's Refuges, Chile's Camila Vallejo

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Novelist Nancy Mitford was considered one of the funniest writers of the last century. Writer India Knight discusses the life and legacy of the eldest Mitford sister. Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone answers critics who say local authority spending cuts will jeopardize the some domestic violence services. Student leader Camila Vallejo has become a figurehead of protesters in Chile who are demanding free education. We find out why this charismatic young woman has inspired a new generation and has even had a pop song written about her. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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Mon 7 Nov 2011 10:00

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