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Kataryna Wolczuk

Polish academic Kataryna Wolczuk presents a personal view of contraception, women's rights and the importance of calendars in her country - during and after communism.

Passports, garden chairs, cars or contraceptives. Four essayists from former Warsaw Pact nations reflect on the changing use and meaning of an apparently banal object - an object that unlocks a wider story about how daily life in their country was transformed by the dramatic events of 1989.

In today's programme the Polish academic Kataryna Wolczuk presents a personal view of contraception, women's rights and the importance of calendars in Poland, both before and after the collapse of communism.

Producer: Julia Johnson.

15 minutes

Last on

Fri 13 Aug 2010 23:00

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