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01/06/2010

With Jenni Murray. Including the UK treatment of gay and lesbian asylum seekers, poet Fleur Adcock, and a performing arts scheme in South Africa which helps street children.

Presented by Jenni Murray. A discussion of the UK treatment of gay and lesbian asylum seekers.
New Zealand Poet Fleur Adcock on a collection inspired by her experiences of wartime England. Suzy Macaulay reports on a performing arts scheme set up by a British woman to help street children in South Africa. 200 of them will perform in Cape Town before the World Cup matches. Your feedback on facebook and how your stories about desire could help shape a new Woman's Hour drama.

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45 minutes

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Tue 1 Jun 2010 10:00

Chapters

  • Treatment of Gay and Lesbian Asylum Seekers

    Jenni discuses the findings of a new report by Stonewall which reveals that gay asylum seekers are having their claims denied because of systemic discrimination.

    Duration: 15:22

  • Fleur Adock

    The poet Fleur Adock talks to Jenni about her latest collection of poems

    Duration: 09:34

  • Facebook Generation

    Listener feedback about networking sites.

    Duration: 04:57

  • South African Street Kids

    Suzy Maccauley reports on a performing arts scheme set up by British women to help street children in South Africa

    Duration: 07:21

  • Woman's Hour Drama Ideas

    Request for listener stories about desire

    Duration: 05:01

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