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Weekend Woman's Hour: Takeover Week 2018

Highlights from the Woman's Hour week. Presented by Jenni Murray. Charlotte Church, one of this week's guest editors, talks about the impact of an exam culture on teenagers.

The musician and campaigner Charlotte Church discusses the impact of secondary school education on young people. She's joined by Laverne Antrobus, consultant child and educational psychologist, Carolyn Roberts, the Head teacher of Thomas Tallis School in Greenwich and Bill Lucas Professor of Learning at the University of Winchester.

Arianna Huffington is best known for being the founder of Huffington Post which she sold for three hundred million pounds. One the topics from her Woman's Hour programme was whether we are living in an 'age of outrage'? Zoe Williams The Guardian columnist and author of Get It Together: Why we Deserve Better Politics, and Pauline Pearce a community campaigner discuss.

The Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the first woman since 1660 to be appointed Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, talks about the sacrifices and the legacy of women from the Windrush generation with Catherine Ross, the founder of the National Caribbean Heritage Museum, Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff journalist at Gal Dem magazine and with Professor Heidi Mirza Visiting Professor Race, Faith and Culture at Goldsmiths College.

The reality TV star Katie Price wants to know why there are not more rides suitable for disabled children at theme parks. Dawn Childs, the Group Engineering Director for Merlin Entertainments and Paul Kelly the CEO of the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions discuss.

Baroness Helena Kennedy, barrister and Labour peer in the House of Lords tries to discover the best way to keep children safe and protected online. She's joined by Baroness Beeban Kidron, the founder of 5 Rights an initiative which outlines a standard for how children are treated in a digital world, and parent Natalie Hoole.

And we hear from Alexander McClean from the African Prison Project about the work he's doing to help women and children living in prisons in Africa.

Presented by Jenni Murray
Produced by Rabeka Nurmahomed
Edited by Jane Thurlow.

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest Charlotte Church
Interviewed Guest Laverne Antrobus
Interviewed Guest Carolyn Roberts
Interviewed Guest Bill Lucas
Interviewed Guest Arianna Huffington
Interviewed Guest Zoe Williams
Interviewed Guest Pauline Pearce
Interviewed Guest Rose Hudson-Wilkin
Interviewed Guest Catherine Ross
Interviewed Guest Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Interviewed Guest Heidi Mirza
Interviewed Guest Katie Price
Interviewed Guest Dawn Childs
Interviewed Guest Paul Kelly
Interviewed Guest Helena Kennedy
Interviewed Guest Beeban Kidron
Interviewed Guest Natalie Hoole
Interviewed Guest Alexander McClean
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Jane Thurlow

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