Woman's Hour

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WHNews: Michaela DePrince and Women's Magazines,

January 7th, 2015

Episode 110 of 725 episodes

Michaela DePrince went from being orphaned in Sierra Leone, to being adopted by American parents to becoming a professional ballerina. She tells her amazing story to Jenni. After hearing an interview on Woman's Hour about the use of partial defence in murder cases where adultery may have taken place, Hetti, a listener, joins Jenni to explain why she is calling for a Royal Commission on murder. There is an update on new screening tests given to babies, and a look at women's magazines - how are they competing with the world wide web?

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