Groping, Marina Warner, Women's Prize for Economics and Politics
What is groping? Do women ignore a pinched bottom too quickly? Marina Warner talks about her new collection of short stories, Fly Away Home. Jane looks at a portrait of Nell Gwyn.
What is groping? Jane looks at what it means to grope someone and how women can report any unwanted sexual attention.
Writer Marina Warner appears to move effortlessly between fiction and non-fiction. This month she publishes a new collection of short stories, Fly Away; she explains how she weaves her love of myths and fairy tales into her contemporary stories.
Jane visits the National Portrait Gallery to explore some of the pictures featured in a new publication, A Portrait of Fashion by Professor Aileen Ribeiro. Today it's back to the 17th century and the portrait of the actress and royal mistress, Nell Gwyn.
A new women's prize for politics and economics has just been launched by Virago and the New Statesman. The economist Ann Pettifor and the political journalist Anne McElvoy pick two female thinkers from the past who would certainly have been eligible for such a prize, economist Joan Robinson and social housing pioneer, Octavia Hill.
Last week we spoke to the star of The Bridge, the Swedish actress Sofia Helin, and she said that many Swedish women in their middle years were seriously stressed. Prof. Helene Sandmark from Stockholm University explains why this is the case in a country often held up as model for flexible work practices and gender equality.
Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.
What does it mean to grope someone and how can people report unwanted sexual attention?
On her new collection of short stories 'Fly Away' and her love of myths and fairy tales
Portraits and Fashion - six centuries of dress
Prof. Aileen Ribeiro shows Jane some of the famous women in the National Portrait Gallery
Women's prize for politics and economics
Ann Pettifor & Anne McElvoy discuss this new prize & who from the past could have won it
Sweden's stressed women workers
Prof. Helene Sandmark discusses why so many women in Sweden are on long term sick leave.
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Role Contributor Presenter Jane Garvey Interviewed Guest Laura Bates Interviewed Guest Nicola Gatto Interviewed Guest Marina Warner Interviewed Guest Aileen Ribeiro Interviewed Guest Ann Pettifor Interviewed Guest Anne McElvoy Interviewed Guest Helene Sandmark Producer Lucinda Montefiore
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