Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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Weekend WH: Sexism in the City & Snooker

May 2nd, 2015

Episode 213 of 985 episodes

We have the leading women from Britain’s 7 major political parties to debate some of the key issues ahead of next week’s General Election. We hear from an employment lawyer to discuss how common cases of sexual discrimination and harassment are in the City. Jane speaks to a leading female snooker player Reanne Evans and the first woman to have referred at a professional snooker tournament, Michaela Tabb. Lore Wolfson talks about dealing with the loss of her husband who took his own life when he was diagnosed with early onset dementia. The number of women becoming Catholic nuns has trebled in the past five years. Theodora Hawksley tells us why at 29 she has decided to enter a convent in London this year.

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