Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


WHNews: Monica Grady; Cerys Matthews; Jane Bown

December 22nd, 2014

Episode 93 of 985 episodes

Space exploration with Monica Grady, Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences. Songwriter and singer Cerys Matthews on her new song book, Hook Line and Singer. We look at the case of a pregnant woman in Ireland who is clinically brain-dead but being kept on a life support machine to keep her baby alive. Dr Jude Browne from the University of Cambridge looks at quotas for women, why they are an effective but blunt tool and explores other ways to address inequality in the workplace. Archive material of photographer, Jane Bown, who died at the weekend. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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