Woman's Hour

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WHNews: Sexism in the Restaurant Trade. Davos

January 21st, 2015

Episode 123 of 985 episodes

On today's Woman's Hour we look at a restaurant where female staff wear t-shirts with a slogan described as artistic and ironic. But is it just sexist and degrading? Jenni speaks to Anne Richards CBE attending Davos about why there are so few women at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting and what can be done to get more of them taking part? Unexpectedly pregnant and in a new relationship, two women share their experiences. Philippa Helme, Principal Clerk of the Table Office in Parliament talks about 31 years working in the House of Commons. And in the aftermath of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, what will Marine Le Pen do now?

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