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With Jenni Murray. Could Dilma Rousseff be the new President of Brazil? Plus, reports on when a child can't settle at school, being pregnant and redundant, and Josceline Dimbleby.

Presented by Jenni Murray. Brazil is about to elect a new president - could Dilma Rousseff, a 62 year old grandmother, become the next President of Brazil and potentially the most powerful woman in the world? We consider reports that there's an increase in the number of women under threat of redundancy whilst they're pregnant or on maternity leave, Josceline Dimbleby talks about her new book and we discuss what to do if your child can't settle at school.

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Wed 29 Sep 2010 10:00


  • Dismissal of women while on maternity leave

    There has been an increase in calls from women, pregnant or on maternity leave, who are threatened with redundancy. Vanessa Wheeler from Working Families and Lord Digby Jones discuss

    Duration: 15:31

  • Josceline Dimbleby

    The cookery writer talks about her latest book of travel memoir and recipes that traces her culinary influences back to her childhood in the Middle East and South America.

    Duration: 09:10

  • When children don't settle at school

    For most children the first day nerves are now a distant memory, but for some this anxiety continues. What can be done to help? Antonia Chitty and Dr Lucy Willetts a Clinical psychologist discuss.

    Duration: 08:16

  • Dilma Rousseff

    Dilma Rousseff, a 62 year old grandmother is on course to become the next President of Brazil. Juliana Iootty, BBC Brasil and Anthony Pereira, Director, King’s Brazil Institute discuss.

    Duration: 09:26


  • Wed 29 Sep 2010 10:00

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