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Leonora Carrington; Crafts for children; Women and guns in the US

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington; gender pay gap; texts that change your life; crafts for children; women carrying guns in the US.

Gender Pay Gap: from today employers with more than 250 staff will be required by law to publish data on their gender pay gaps. What difference, if any, will it make to closing the gap? Jenni is joined by Jo Swinson, former Business Minister and Chair of the Policy Forum at the CIPD, the professional body for HR.

Craft making with children, how to make it fun for them, for you and not a mess that ends in the bin. Craft writer Christine Leech gives a craft making tutorial to mother and daughter Sarah and Rosie.

Laura Dockrill writer and illustrator, on the text her mother sent her when she thought her plane was going to crash

Joanna Moorhead was at a party when she found out that an estranged cousin she had never met was in fact Leonora Carrington - a famous artist of the Surrealist movement. Joanna tells Jenni about how she travelled to Mexico City to find, meet, and form a bond with the incredible Leonora, whose life is explored in Joanna's new book.

Gun ownership by women is increasing in the United States. Joyce, an African-American woman who lives in an all-white area in Louisiana, explains why she has chosen to carry a gun for self-defence.

Presented by: Jenni Murray
Produced by: Caroline Donne.

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45 minutes



  • Gender Pay Gap

    Duration: 07:01

  • Crafts for children (1/2)

    Duration: 08:11

  • The Text I'll Never Forget - Laura Dockrill

    Duration: 07:27

  • Leonora Carrington

    Duration: 08:22

  • Women and guns in the US

    Duration: 07:59

  • Crafts for children (2/2)

    Duration: 02:50


Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Caroline Donne
Interviewed Guest Jo Swinson
Interviewed Guest Joanna Moorhead
Interviewed Guest Laura Dockrill
Interviewed Guest Christine Leech


  • Thu 6 Apr 2017 10:00

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