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Keeping a diary, Drones and abortion pills, Global gender gap in politics

Writing a diary - why do it, and what it is like to look back upon a younger self? And why an organisation has attempted to send drones carrying abortion pills into Poland.

Writing a diary - why we do it, is it helpful psychologically and what is it like to look back upon your younger self?

There are currently proposals to restrict abortion laws in Poland. An organisation, Women on Waves, has attempted to send drones carrying abortion pills into Poland from Germany. The founder of the organisation and a Polish human rights activist join Jane to clarify the situation facing women in Poland today.

About 80 percent of lawmakers and 95 percent of heads of state in the world are men. The main focus of a conference in Jordan last week organised by the Women in Parliaments network together with the OECD was on how to address the global gender gap in politics. We interview two of the attendees.

Journalist and writer Christa D'Souza talks about the challenges and difficulties of the menopause.

Presenter: Jane Garvey.

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45 minutes


  • Keeping A Diary

    Duration: 13:26

  • Drones & Abortion Pills In Poland

    Duration: 10:09

  • The Global Gender Gap In Politics

    Duration: 10:42

  • The Challenges Of The Menopause

    Duration: 06:16


Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Tasmin Little
Interviewed Guest Sally Bayley
Interviewed Guest Rebecca Gomperts
Interviewed Guest Agnieszka Stupkiewicz-Turek
Interviewed Guest Hala Hanna
Interviewed Guest Hanna Birna Kirstjansdottir
Interviewed Guest Christa D'Souza
Producer Lucinda Montefiore


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