Cyclist Jenny Graham, Michelle Diskin Bates, Power List: Emma Banks
Women and girls face 'relentless' harassment on the street, say MPs from the Women and Equalities Committee. Sarah Green co-director of End Violence Against Women comments.
Women and girls face 'relentless'harassment on the street, say MPs from the Women and Equalities Committee. Sarah Green co-director of End Violence Against Women
comments on the measures they are proposing.
Michelle Diskin Bates is the sister of Barry George who was wrongfully convicted of the murder of Jill Dando. She has written a book about fighting to clear her brother's name and the toll her brother's wrongful conviction took on the family.
Emma Banks is number 26 on the Woman's Hour Power List 2018. Emma is a talent agent and her roster includes stars such as Kylie Minogue, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Florence and the Machine.
The Irish Republic’s referendum in the Spring voted to change the law on abortion. Legislation is still working its way through Parliament there. Northern Ireland, part of the UK of course, still doesn’t allow it. Labour MP Diana Johnson is introducing what’s called a ten minute rule bill in the commons this afternoon…calling for decriminalisation of abortion in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Jenny Graham from Inverness has become the fastest woman to cycle around the world. After cycling 18,000 miles across four continents, she speaks to Jane about what it's like to be a female endurance cyclist.
Presenter: Jane Garvey
Interviewed guest: Sarah Green
Interviewed guest: Michelle Diskin Bates
Interviewed guest: Emma Banks
Interviewed guest: Diana Johnson
Interviewed guest: Jenny Graham
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore