Woman's Hour

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Souad Massi, What do we tell our young people about fertility?, Women and Buddhism

June 8th, 2015

Episode 266 of 985 episodes

Sex education for teenagers is often focussed on pregnancy prevention but are we neglecting to warn them not to leave it too late? Algerian singer Souad Massi talks to Jane and performs from her latest album. Who are the women who choose to dedicate their lives to Buddhism? Jane talks to journalist, Christine Toomey and Buddhist nun Ani Rinchen Khandro. Child marriage used to be a taboo subject but it's now firmly on the international and regional agenda. Campaigning organisation Jane talks to two experts in the field. Presenter: Jane Garvey Producer: Lucinda Montefiore.

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