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Woman's Hour

Women and Chess, The Wild Oats Project, Hina Jilani

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Should women just accept they are not as good at chess because they are 'hardwired differently'? We hear from Judit Polgar, the world's best female player for 26 years who spoke to Woman's Hour in 2012 and ask if there is any scientific basis for this claim. Robin Rinaldi on her midlife quest for passion and a year of exploring everything she ever wondered about sex in an open marriage. Pioneering Pakistani feminist and lawyer Hina Jilani on her campaign for women's rights in her country, her work against honour killings and founding Pakistan's first all- female law firm. How the discovery of a hidden suitcase allowed a Holocaust survivor to open up to her daughter about her traumatic childhood. And with summer on its way, do men as well as women worry about getting into shape for the beach?

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Shoku Amirani. Show less


Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest:
Judit Polgar
Interviewed Guest:
Robin Rinaldi
Interviewed Guest:
Hina Jilani
Shoku Amirani

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