Woman's Hour

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Joss Stone, Yazidi women, Karen Blackett

July 18th, 2015

Episode 303 of 985 episodes

Joss Stone performs a song from her latest album. An anti-extremism campaign has brought Yazidi Iraqi women to schools to talk about being captured by IS. Baroness Nicholson, founder of the Amar Foundation explains why she wants to help the women tell their story. One of the new Dragons in BBC Two's Dragon's Den, Sarah Willingham on combining motherhood and business. The supermarket equal pay claims: why are female dominated shopfloor workers paid less than those in male dominated distribution centres? American crime writer Sara Paretsky talks about her latest book featuring her female private eye V I Warshawski. A school in Stoke on Trent has banned skirts because they are 'distracting' to male teachers. We discuss. Woman's Hour Power List influencer Karen Blackett OBE runs the largest media agency in the UK, Mediacom. She talks about the world of advertising and its impact on our everyday life. Presented by Jane Garvey Produced by Rabeka Nurmahomed.

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