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Women's Special

For this special women-focused edition of Witness History, the BBC's Ciru Muriuki in Nairobi brings us five moments from the recent past as told to us by the women who were there.

For this special women-focused edition of Witness History, the BBC's Ciru Muriuki in Nairobi brings us five moments from the recent past as told to us by the women who were there. We'll hear from the daughter of the world's first woman Prime Minister, the fight for equal rights for women at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, the campaign for the right to take the contraceptive pill in Japan plus NASA's female space pioneers and one of the crew members of the Discovery Shuttle mission that put in orbit one of the most remarkable scientific instruments of all time: the Hubble telescope.

23 minutes

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Fri 4 Dec 2020 13:30GMT

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