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With Jane Garvey. Including John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury on their first collaborative book, Women of Zimbabwe Arise and whose room is it when children go to university?

Presented by Jane Garvey. John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury discuss their first collaborative children's book. Is your body yours to sell? Professor Anne Phillips and Professor Donna Dickenson explore the human body as a commodity. With 83 of their members arrested in Harare last week, how much impact is WOZA (Women of Zimbabwe Arise) having on the situation in Zimbabwe? And when your child heads off to university - what happens to the room they leave behind?

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45 minutes

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Tue 28 Sep 2010 10:00


  • Whose body is it?

    Whose body is it? Anne Phillips, Professor of Gender Theory at the LSE and Donna Dickenson, Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of London discuss.

    Duration: 10:35

  • Women of Zimbabwe Arise

    83 members of Women of Zimbabwe Arise were arrested after marching to the parliament buildings. Jane talks to Gerry Jackson, Founder of SW Radio Africa, and Simeon Mawanza from Amnesty International.

    Duration: 12:08

  • Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham

    For the first time in their long careers Helen and John have brought out a book together. They join Jane to discuss

    Duration: 11:05

  • Whose room is it?

    When your child leaves to go to university, does their empty room become fair game? Jane talks to writers Cassandra Jardine and Kate Figes.

    Duration: 07:12


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