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Matriarchy In Kerala

How matriarchy has helped stop practises like dowries and female infanticide in Kerala

A report on how matriarchy in Kerala has helped end social practises like dowries and female infanticide.

South African Albertina Sisulu talks about her struggle, her future and her love for her husband and fellow activist, Walter.

Plus the diary of a young woman in New York, and Dr Gouri Dhillon with heath advice.

Presented by Jane Garvey.

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