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Jacinda Ardern's leadership; W series; Talking to children about their disabilities

Jacinda Ardern - a template for women leaders?; W series motor racing - do women need to compete separately?; Managing conversations about a child's disability; Spring fashion

There's been widespread praise for Jacinda Ardern handling of the terrorist attack in Christchurch. She's been held up as an example of how women leaders can handle some problems better. But do women leaders really do things differently? Journalist Anne McElvoy and former special adviser Ayesha Hazarika discuss. The W series for women's motor racing has launched, it aims to address the imbalance in a sport which hasn't seen a female compete at the top level for well over 25 years. We talk to driver Jamie Chadwick, W Series CEO Catherine Bond-Muir and to journalist, Poppy McKenzie Smith. When is it the right time to talk to your child about their disability? And how should you do it? Disability activist Caroline Casey and Woman’s Hour listener, Kate who has three children with different disabilities discuss their experiences. And Spring fashion has landed and colour is back. How to wear lilac and yellow? Lisa Armstrong and Basma Khalifa give sceptics their advice on embracing the new season's colours.

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