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Pollution, International craft

How parents can protect their children from pollution. Plus the impact of modern technology and globalisation on the tradition of craft around the world.

Air pollution is a major environmental health problem. How does breathing dirty air impact on children and what - if anything - can parents do to help their children? We hear from Dr Ben Barratt a lecturer in Environmental Research at King's College London and Dr Abigail Whitehouse, clinical research fellow at Queen Mary's Blizard Institute.

A look at craft on an international scale. A new exhibition explores craft through the practices of women in Southeast Asia. Curator and crafts specialist Martina Margetts discuses the impact that modern technology and globalisation is having on the tradition of craft around the world.

As part of our election coverage, we've been to Weston-Super-Mare to ask woman what's on their mind when it comes to casting their vote. And we speak to Paul Barltrop, BBC West political editor.

And more from Women in One, a collection of audio snapshots in which Abigail Hollick talks to women of all ages and backgrounds about their lives.

Interviewed guests
Dr Abigail Whitehouse
Dr Ben Barratt
Martina Margetts
Paul Barltrop

Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Dianne McGregor.

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41 minutes



  • Election Talk

    Duration: 14:36

  • International Craft

    Duration: 08:44

  • Woman In One – Glasgow

    Duration: 03:08

  • Parenting - Pollution

    Duration: 12:21


Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest Abigail Whitehouse
Interviewed Guest Ben Barratt
Interviewed Guest Martina Margetts
Interviewed Guest Paul Barltrop
Producer Dianne McGregor


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