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Carey Mulligan on her latest controversial film role in Shame. How will the new quarterly magazine Critical Muslim address women's issues? And how to cook the perfect steak.

Foreign national women are one of the fastest growing groups in the prison population in England and Wales. Now the Prison Reform Trust is calling for a new strategy to deal with this group of vulnerable women many of whom have been trafficked or coerced into offending.
Carey Mulligan on her latest screen role, Sissy, the wayward sister of a sex addicted New Yorker in the film Shame. And steak should be one of the simplest things to cook. Masterchef winner Tim Anderson says all you need is a pan, some oil, salt and pepper. So why is it so easy to get wrong?
Plus how will the new quarterly magazine, Critical Muslim address women's issues and represent women and their perspective?

Producer Louise Corley
Presented by Jenni Murray.

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58 minutes


  • Launch of Critical Muslim magazine

    What will Critical Muslim be saying about women and Islam? The magazine’s Deputy Editor, Samia Rahman, and the writer and broadcaster Khola Hasan discuss.

    Duration: 09:28

  • Carey Mulligan

    The much sought after actress talks about her latest film 'Shame'.

    Duration: 10:07

  • Do nurses have time to care?

    David Cameron wants all hospitals to implement the ‘Time To Care’ initiative by April 2013. How have nurses reacted? Peter Carter from the Royal College of Nursing discusses.

    Duration: 04:43

  • How to cook the perfect... steak

    Steak should be one of the simplest things to cook but it is so easy to get wrong? Tim Anderson joins Jenni to explain how to cook the perfect, stress free and simple steak.

    Duration: 08:53

  • Foreign national women in UK prisons

    The Prison Reform Trust is calling for a new strategy to deal with these women. Juliet Lyon. Prison Reform Trust and Olga Heaven of Hibiscus discuss.

    Duration: 08:26


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