Weekend Woman's Hour

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Jenni Murray conducts the BBC Philharmonic. Amanda Craig and Kishwar Desai on whether feminist writing has lost its edge. Should more women convicted of non-violent offences be given non-custodial sentences? Jane Garvey visits a women's centre in Birmingham to talk to staff and clients and discusses the issues with Minister for Justice, Helen Grant MP, Alan Beith MP and Jenny Earle, director of the Prison Reform Trust. Zimbabwean civil rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa. Folk music from Nancy Kerr and Fay Hield. Authors Gill Hornby and Marie Casey discuss female friendships.

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58 minutes

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Sat 22 Jun 2013 16:00


Role Contributor
PresenterJane Garvey
Interviewed GuestJessica Cottis
Interviewed GuestAmanda Craig
Interviewed GuestKishwar Desai
Interviewed GuestAlan Beith
Interviewed GuestJenny Earle
Interviewed GuestHelen Grant
Interviewed GuestNancy Kerr
Interviewed GuestFay Hield
Interviewed GuestBeatrice Mtetwa
Interviewed GuestGill Hornby
Interviewed GuestAnne-Marie Casey
ProducerRebecca Wood

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