May 28th, 2015
Episode 251 of 985 episodes
What impact will the Fifa corruption scandal have on the Women's World Cup when it kicks off next month? The groundbreaking 1970s magazine Spare Rib is now available online - we hear what a new generation of feminists makes of it. It's reported that women make up less than 10% of those who edit Wikipedia - we discuss whether the gender gap influences the online encyclopedia's content. With the judging underway for the Woman's Hour 2015 Power List: Influencers, today we look at the way ideas are spread and how we are influenced by them. The role of mothers and their sons explored in Shakespeare's plays. Presenter: Jenni Murray Producer: Anne Peacock.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.