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Min Jin Lee, Domestic Violence Deaths, Issie Barratt

Feminist group Level-Up have called for better reporting on deaths involving domestic violence. Min Jin Lee talks about her bestselling novel, Pachinko.

Min Jin Lee's Pachinko has been in the New York Times bestseller list for the past 30 weeks. The novel tells the story of four generations of a Korean family, first in Japanese-occupied Korea in the early 20th century, then in Japan itself across eight decades and four generations.

A coalition of academics, victims' families and campaigners are calling for better reporting on deaths involving domestic violence. Feminist campaign group Level-Up has developed media guidelines for outlets to use.

The Woman's Hour Power List 2018 celebrates the women having an impact in music. Issie Barratt, a jazz composer. conductor, baritone clarinettist and educator is number 38 on the list. She joins Jane to discuss her own career and why the jazz world still has a long way to go for women.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Interviewed guest: Min Jin Lee
Interviewed guest: Janey Starling
Interviewed guest: Joanne Beverley
Interviewed guest: Issie Baratt
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore
Picture credit: Elena Seibert

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