Woman's Hour

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Women's World Cup; New Curbs on FGM; Influential Women in the UK Music Industry

June 17th, 2015

Episode 274 of 721 episodes

Will England get through to the next round of the Women's World Cup? Jacqui Oatley gives her predictions and discusses the state of the women's game. New regulations have been introduced to help fight female genital mutilation in the UK and Nigeria has now banned the practice. We look at these measures and pioneering anti FGM work in Bristol schools - will they work? Adesewa Josh a journalist based in Lagos and Naana Otoo-Oyortey, founded of the anti FGM charity Forward discuss. How are the influential women - in and front of the mic and behind the mixing desk in the UK music industry. And are you dreading a summer of weddings? How to enjoy being a guest without breaking the bank.