Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Abortion clinics and protest, Power List influencer Zanny Minton Beddoes, Prom composers

July 24th, 2015

Episode 308 of 985 episodes

Tansy Davies joins fellow composer Shiori Usui to talk about the inspiration behind two very different pieces of work they've created for the Proms. Are protests outside abortion clinics having an impact on the provision of services to women? Labour MP Diane Abbott and Genevieve Edwards of Marie Stopes UK discuss. Power List influencer Zanny Minton Beddoes on reaching the eyes and ears of world leaders as editor-in-chief of The Economist. With hard working families high on the political agenda, we ask whether the needs of the traditional family - often with a stay at home parent - are being overlooked. Presenter: Jenni Murray Producer: Anne Peacock.

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