Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

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The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Women in grime, Job sharing, Fashion essential - the white shirt

September 24th, 2016

Episode 697 of 985 episodes

We get a flavour of the music of UK Grime. Who are the women we should be taking notice of? The Green Party has elected two joint leaders Caroline Lucas MP and Jonathan Bartley. What are the pros and cons of sharing a high profile job. Pensuree Wallis tells us why when she left school at 16 she took on an Apprenticeship as an an engineer. We discuss what life is like for the Syrian women and girl refugees in Lebanon. And a look at why the white shirt has become a wardrobe necessity. Plus we hear about Sadler's Wells collaboration with West Ham United to create a community dance production inspired by football. Poet Helen Mort performs her new poem Stuck to celebrate the autumn equinox. And Emmy Award Winning Baz Ashmawy and his mum Nancy talk about " 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy" a series in which he issues a list of dangerous activities for her to perform at the grand old age of 73. Presented by Jane Garvey Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed Editor: Beverley Purcell.

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