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The women who protect nature

Kim Chakanetsa meets two environmental champions fighting to save South America's most precious ecosystems. Kris...

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Women writing true crime

Women are big fans of true crime stories… from books, to films, podcasts and TV programmes. Kim Chakanetsa...

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Intimacy on screen

Whether it’s a stroke of a cheek or a sex scene, filming intimate content for movies and TV is a delicate...

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Selling Sunset: how I find homes for the rich and famous

The business of selling multi-million dollar homes: Kim Chakanetsa speaks to two women working in Dubai and LA's...

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Choosing to be childfree

When a woman chooses not to have children, why is it still seen as a radical decision? Kim Chakanetsa talks to two...

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Record-breaking runners

Two of the most decorated female sprinters on the planet, from the US and Jamaica, talk to Kim Chakanetsa about...

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The secrets of sewers

Flushing the toilet: an act that most of us carelessly perform several times a day, but that for 4.2 billion people...

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How to be happy

With so much happening that’s out of our control, what can we do to be happier, calmer and more content? Kim...

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Cheerleading: so much more than shaking pompoms

Pom Poms, short skirts, and chanting: this is what we think is cheerleading. Despite the physical demands of...

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The joy of reindeer

What does a reindeer smell like? And how do they manage to survive in one of the harshest climates in the world, with...

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Love at first knit

Knitting is sometimes dismissed as a gentle domestic activity, but this craft has a rich history of activism. It also...

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Yoga women

Why are so many women drawn to yoga? And, as it's become commodified in the West, has it lost its soul? Kim...

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The Conversation: BBC 100 Women

Celebrating the BBC 100 Women list 2020, Kim Chakanetsa and a panel of inspirational and influential women discuss...

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Young and widowed

Who do you picture when you hear the word ‘widow’? The stereotype is probably an elderly woman. But what...

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Why are you calling me ‘inspirational’?

How do women with disabilities deal with well-intentioned but patronising interactions? Kim Chakanetsa looks at the...

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Women laughing at life

Two comedians using the highs and lows of their personal lives as material for stand-up tell Kim Chakanetsa about...

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Planet friendly fashion founders

Can fashion change the world? The clothing industry is one of the most polluting on earth, and is known for some of...

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Redesigning the world with Covid-19

What’s the best way to design ‘pandemic-resilient’ cities? Covid-19 has changed the way we move in...

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#MeToo: The lawyers

Two lawyers who represent alleged victims of sexual assault and harassment join Kim Chakanetsa to discuss how #MeToo...

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Bonus podcast: Goodbye To All This

Today we have something a bit different for you. It’s a new podcast from the BBC World Service called Goodbye...

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