Woman's Hour

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Women's influence on GE2015, Nancy Sinatra, Minette Walters

May 9th, 2015

Episode 220 of 985 episodes

We discuss women's influence on the 2015 Election with Professor Sarah Childs from Bristol University and Michelle Harrison of TNS. Nancy Sinatra is interviewed by Jane Garvey and Cerys Matthews. Crowd-funded breast augmentation - we talk to a woman who raised money for implants by chatting to men online and a man who's given money. The Guardian's China Correspondent Tania Branigan on what's being done to reduce high levels of domestic abuse in Chinese families. Minette Walters, 'the Queen of Crime' on her new novel The Cellar. Sheila Kitzinger's daughters Celia and Jenny discuss her legacy. Women in Clothes - Leanne Shapton and Kira Jolliffe - on the book that asked more than 600 women why they choose to dress as they do. Presenter: Jenni Murray Producer: Rabeka Nurmahomed.

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