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The meaning of the F-word: Taking over Today

Jane Martinson, women’s editor, <em>Guardian</em>

True equality has not been achieved across the globe, so it's hard to choose. In Sudan, a girl is more likely to die in childbirth than receive an education and nowhere in the developed world do women earn the same as men or enjoy as much power. But on the basis that small and highly visible gains would cheer us all up, especially first thing in the morning, how about working to get more women on to BBC Radio 4's Today programme?

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This article first appeared in the 12 March 2012 issue of the New Statesman, The weaker sex