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Misogyny online, The week’s news, Talking about turn-ons

We ask if the threat of abuse is silencing women online, and who we should hold responsible. And we talk to the creators of Hotter: a show that asks people what turns them on.

As new data shows just how many women are silenced by the threat of abuse online, we ask what is being done to make women feel safer on social media. And who is responsible for monitoring abusive content? Jane talks to Hannah Bardell MP, Leigh Hopwood, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and to Isobel Asher Hamilton, Tech reporter at Business Insider.

We discuss the news stories of the week - the elimination of the only two women in the Conservative leadership content, Esther v Lorraine and why the media loves to pit women against one another, the next John Lewis boss, and new Nike mannequins.

Ell Potter and Mary Higgins’ sell-out show Hotter talks about what gets you hot. Creators and ex-girlfriends Ell and Mary talk about discussing the ins and outs of their relationship with a room full of people, and bringing up masturbation with a 97 year old.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Helen Fitzhenry

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