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18/04/2011

With Jane Garvey. The secret letters that shed new light on the life of singer Edith Piaf, who's the subject of a newly published biography.

With Jane Garvey. The secret letters that shed new light on the life of singer Edith Piaf who's the subject of a newly published biography. Official figures in India support the view that the number of girls born there is continuing to decline, despite a legal ban on sex selective abortions. Two guests discuss how to bring about a change in inherent cultural attitudes towards girls. With a referendum on the Alternative Vote weeks away, we look at whether changing the voting system could benefit women. There's music from Europop singer Tatiana, whose musical style has been compared to that of Amy Winehouse.

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45 minutes

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Mon 18 Apr 2011 10:00

Chapters

  • AV – What does it mean for women?

    With Jane Kennedy, Jane Thomas and politics lecturer Dr Rosie Campbell.

    Duration: 11:07

  • Tatiana

    The 'Polish Amy Winehouse' talks about growing up in Poland in the 80s and her new single.

    Duration: 10:28

  • India’s 'missing girls'

    Action Aid’s Sarika Sinah and Dr Mary E. John from Delhi discuss.

    Duration: 09:48

  • Edith Piaf

    Biographer Carolyn Burke discusses her life and work.

    Duration: 08:40

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  • Mon 18 Apr 2011 10:00

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