Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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WH: Jo Swinson MP, Childcare and chores

October 7th, 2014

Episode 17 of 985 episodes

Jo Swinson M.P. on how the Liberal Democrats plan to win back women voters. Chore wars - continuing our investigation into who does what at home: should childcare be considered a chore? With Beccy Asher, author of Shattered: Modern Motherhood and the Illusion of Equality and Imogen Thompson from Mothers at Home Matter. Tim Samuels on men and domesticity. Happy birthday, Woman's Hour - 68 today. We celebrate with a classic archive interview from Olive Shapley, one of the first presenters of the programme. Journalist Jenny Nordberg on the Afghan girls who are dressed and treated as boys by their families.

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