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Jane Goodall, Elif Shafak

Matthew Sweet talks to Turkish novelist and campaigner Elif Shafak and animal expert Jane Goodall, who is giving a talk at the British Academy on her work with chimpanzees.

Two campaigning women - Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and animal expert Jane Goodall - talk to Matthew Sweet.
Jane Goodall is giving a talk at the British Academy on the work of the Jane Goodall Foundation with chimpanzees, protecting the environment with local communities and improving health and education for girls in rural Africa.
Elif Shafak's latest novel is called 10 Minutes, 38 Seconds in this Strange World and looks at the death of a sex worker and the last moments of her life. Elif Shafak has been vocal in her concerns about freedom of speech in modern day Turkey.

Producer: Luke Mulhall

Image credit: Benedict Johnson / British Academy

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