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07/03/2011

Jane Garvey presents. An exhibition of Barbara Everard's work at the RHS London Orchid Show, Reform of the CSA, warrior women in history, right to life for very premature babies?

Jane Garvey presents. An exhibition of Barbara Everard's work at the RHS London Orchid Show. Reform of the Child Support Agency: Since 2008 the law has been in place for the child maintenance service, currently provided for by the CSA, to be charged for. Currentlyunder consultation is the extent to which charges for this service should be made, and how. We discuss the ethics surrounding the care of extremely premature babies and look at female warriors throughout history.

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Mon 7 Mar 2011 10:00

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  • Should very premature babies be kept alive?

    Jane talks to Lucy, whose daughter Matilda did survive; to Professor David Field, president of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine and Daphne Austin, consultant in Public Health Medicine.

    Duration: 15:03

  • Barbara Everard and Orchids

    Barbara Everard was a world renowned botanical artist. The RHS hosts a rare exhibition of her paintings. Jane talks to Barbara’s son, Martin and Chartlotte Brooks of the RHS.

    Duration: 08:32

  • Child Maintenance and Proposed Changes

    Jane speaks to Maria Miller MP, the Work and Pensions Minister who is responsible for the child maintenance reforms, and Janet Allbeson, Policy Advisor at Gingerbread.

    Duration: 10:40

  • Warrior Women

    Author Rosalind Miles & military historian Robin Cross have co-written Warrior Women: 3000 Years of Courage and Heroism. They join Jane to discuss the role women have played in wars.

    Duration: 07:22

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