Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


WHNews: Women's careers;debt;the home.

November 21st, 2014

Episode 62 of 985 episodes

A new easy-to-use contraceptive device in the form of a little syringe is to be made available to women in 69 of the world’s poorest countries for just $1. So what difference will this device make to these women? We look at a study which followed 17 women across 17 years as they pursued their individual career dreams. In 2011, Alinah Azadeh and her husband were issued with a repossession order for their home where they had lived with their children for five years. After that this British artist of Iranian heritage resolved to make debt the subject of her next artwork. And Judith Flanders talks aout her new book"The Making of a Home".

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