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30/06/2011

Duration:
28 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 30 June 2011

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, Robin Lim, the midwife in Indonesia who's fighting the hospitals that take babies hostage when their mothers can't pay the bills.

Also, Wangu Kanja from Kenya on how her ordeal being car-jacked, held hostage and raped convinced her to do something to change attitudes towards rape victims in Kenya.

And, Parameswaran Subramanyama a Tamil hunger-striker on his court battle against the British newspapers that accused him of secretly eating during his fast.

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