Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Christine Lagarde; Decriminalising abortion; Fell running

May 18th, 2016

Episode 581 of 725 episodes

Jenni Murray interviews the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde The Royal College of Midwives has recently expressed their belief that abortion should be removed from the scope of the criminal law. Cathy Warwick, Chief Executive of the RCM discusses this with Mary Doogan, retired midwife, who spent several years in court over her right to refuse to help other nurses with abortion procedures or planning. Record breaking fell runner, Nicky Spinks. Paula Byrne on her new book, 'Kick', a biography of Kathleen Kennedy.

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