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18/08/2010

Jane Garvey asks whether gender is pre-determined, or the product of our environment.

Presented by Jane Garvey. Is gender pre-determined or the product of our environment? Businesswoman Jacqueline Gold describes her agonising decision in a twin pregnancy when told one of her babies was not expected to live. The Nordic campaigners who fought in Scandinavia's age of austerity and came out with a better deal for women - could it happen here? And poetry in a tin can - why a trip to the supermarket could bring out your inner bard.

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45 minutes

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Wed 18 Aug 2010 10:00

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  • Jacqueline Gold

    Businesswoman Jacqueline Gold describes her agonising decision in a twin pregnancy when told one of her babies was not expected to live.

    Duration: 10:16

  • Are we ready for a 'Nordic revolution'?

    Agneta Stark, the Swedish campaigner for women's quotas in parliament, and Henny Aune, a pioneer of the Norwegian outdoor kindergarten system, discuss what Britain might learn from Nordic countries.

    Duration: 09:13

  • Gender identity

    Neuroscientist Dr Lise Eliot, Dr Vickie Pasterski, a specialist in psychosexual analysis, discuss whether gender differences are predetermined or the result of social factors.

    Duration: 09:13

  • Sally Crabtree

    The poet talks about her latest project - a poetry installation which she is setting up in supermarkets.

    Duration: 09:45

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