Woman's Hour

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Joely Richardson, Apprenticeships, Leaving after school care

July 22nd, 2015

Episode 306 of 727 episodes

Joely Richardson talks about her latest projects on screen in Maggie and on stage in The Wars of the Roses. Jane hears about new figures which examine where FGM is happening in England in Wales. The two contenders in Taiwan's presidential elections are women - so what will this mean for women living in the only Chinese democracy? Leaving primary school also means leaving after school care-givers. Child minders talk about saying goodbye. And, with more funding available, will we see more girls taking up higher level apprenticeships? One engineering apprentice talks about her working life and what other girls would get out of joining her. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Ruth Watts.

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