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Christine Lagarde; Decriminalising abortion; Fell running

Programme that offers a female perspective on the world. Jenni Murray interviews Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

Jenni Murray interviews the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde

The Royal College of Midwives has recently expressed their belief that abortion should be removed from the scope of the criminal law. Cathy Warwick, Chief Executive of the RCM discusses this with Mary Doogan, retired midwife, who spent several years in court over her right to refuse to help other nurses with abortion procedures or planning.

Record breaking fell runner, Nicky Spinks.

Paula Byrne on her new book, 'Kick', a biography of Kathleen Kennedy.

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54 minutes


  • Legalising abortion

    Cathy Warwick, Chief Executive of the RCM debates with retired midwife, Mary Doogan

    Duration: 11:11

  • Nicky Spinks

    Fell runner extraordinaire talks about her incredible feat of endurance

    Duration: 05:46

  • Christine Lagarde

    Head of the IMF talks about women in power and her thoughts on feminism

    Duration: 13:26

  • Kick Kennedy

    Paula Byrne on her new book, 'Kick' - a biography of Kathleen Kennedy.

    Duration: 07:14


Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Eleanor Garland
Interviewed Guest Christine Lagarde
Interviewed Guest Cathy Warwick
Interviewed Guest Mary Doogan
Interviewed Guest Paula Byrne
Interviewed Guest Nicky Spinks


  • Wed 18 May 2016 10:00

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