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Women in Technology, 'Rape Culture', Amanda Foreman

Includes a look at making a career in the male-dominated games industry. What does it take and what are the rewards for the women who pursue such a career?

Making a career in the male dominated games industry - what does it take and what are the rewards for women who do? Thriller writer Julia Heaberlin on her novel Black Eyed Susans and its exploration of the subjectivity of memory. Lawyer Luke Gittos argues that a contemporary panic about so-called 'rape culture' has led to an exaggerated concern about victims of rape failing to receive justice, a view challenged by law professor, Joanne Conaghan. Can where you live impact the health of your child? How the health and development of young children could depend on a postcode. Dr. Amanda Foreman discusses her BBC Two series on the history of women, and the often overlooked role that women have played in forging today's world.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Anne Peacock.

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58 minutes

Chapters

  • Is Rape Culture a Myth? Joanne Conaghan and Luke Gittos discuss

    Duration: 10:54

  • The Ascent of Woman - a new TV series with Dr. Amanda Foreman

    Duration: 08:11

  • Can where you live impact the health of your child?

    How the health and development of young children could depend on a postcode.

    Duration: 08:56

  • Women in Tech: Siobhan Reddy, co-founder and studio director of Media Molecule

    As part of the BBC's Make It Digital season, we talk to five women working in technology

    Duration: 06:50

  • Black Eyed Susans - a new novel by Julia Heaberlin

    Duration: 06:41

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Julia Heaberlin
Interviewed Guest Luke Gittos
Interviewed Guest Joanne Conaghan
Interviewed Guest Amanda Foreman
Producer Anne Peacock

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