Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Harriet Harman; New Generation Fashion Dolls, Malala Yousafzai; MC Beaton

December 10th, 2014

Episode 81 of 985 episodes

Harriet Harman on Labour's plans to attract women voters. Will new designs for more realistic fashion dolls appeal to children? Belinda Parmar, CEO of Lady Geek, and psychologist Amanda Gummer discuss. Crime writer M C Beaton on her journey from Glasgow bookseller, through Fleet Street journo, to one of UK's most borrowed authors with her detective heroine Agatha Raisen. Malala Yousafzai today collects her the Nobel Peace Prize 2014 in Oslo, a joint winner with Kailash Satyarthi "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education". She talked to Jane about her campaigning and her new life in Birmingham.

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