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Annie Lennox, Loneliness, Making sanitary pads

December 11th, 2015

Episode 438 of 722 episodes

Annie Lennox is the final link of 'The Chain' series of interviews where each guest is asked who inspired them the most. The activist Livia Firth nominated Annie Lennox for her work with 'The Circle' charity - a women's advocacy group. Loneliness - when you move home and have to start over and make a whole new circle of friends, how do you go about it? Jenni talks to two women who have started afresh in different cities, and from Sanderson Jones, a co-founder of the Sunday Assembly - a regular secular gathering that aims to create a sense of community. The increase in the number of women arrested for terrorism related offences, according to Dr Laura McDonald, one of the founders of Connect Justice. Amy Peake, a yoga teacher from Cornwall who is on a mission to take low cost sanitary pads to girls and women in Jordan. Presenter: Jenni Murray.

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