31/03/2009

Human stories from behind the global headlines. With Matthew Bannister.

Campaigning for a change in the law; the French man travelling six and a half thousand kilometres by rickshaw; and the role of food in China.

The woman whose son Tim was brutally murdered by a schizophrenic talks to Outlook about why she wants a change in the Canadian law.

We hear from the Frenchman who's been pedalling his rickshaw six and a half thousand kilometres from Dhaka in Bangladesh, to Mumbai in India, to find about the real lives of rickshaw-wallahs.
More information at http://www.carnet-rickshaw.com

Xiaomei grew up on the borders of the Mongolian steppes during China's Cultural Revolution in the 1960s. She tells Outlook's Matthew Bannister about her memories of her childhood.

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