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Why Can't a Woman Succeed Like a Man?

Sophie Raworth and Justin Rowlatt investigate what we think of women at work. Why do men still hold the top jobs? Can women have it all?

The first of two provocative programmes presented by newsreader and mum-of-three Sophie Raworth, and reporter and father-of-three Justin Rowlatt.

In a competitive mood from the off, Justin and Sophie explore the thorny issue of what we really think of women at work. Why is it that men still dominate the top jobs? Can women have it all? Has gender equality gone too far? And what - if anything - is holding women back?

There are plenty of arguments along the way, but Sophie and Justin do manage to reach a conclusion...

1 hour

Last on

Sat 13 Jun 2009 02:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sophie Raworth
Presenter Justin Rowlatt
Producer Fiona Lloyd-Davies
Executive Producer Samantha Anstiss
Producer Ben Steele
Director Ben Steele
Prof in gender equality Michelle Ryan
Royal Institute Susan Greenfield
Ex city worker Kate Smurthwaite
Women's refuge founder Erin Pizzey
Feminist Rosie Boycott
Ultimo founder Michelle Mone

Broadcasts

  • Mon 18 May 2009 21:00
  • Sat 13 Jun 2009 01:15
  • Sat 13 Jun 2009 02:15