Nov 192015
 

The BBC is offering women around the world a voice to discuss the issues they care about. Catherine and Li talk about the programmes and debates about issues as diverse as the right of Indian women to use the toilet for free, to women who opt out of motherhood.

 

 

Vocabulary and definitions

covered – (here) talked about
childless – without children
role – (bere) the way you are expected to behave
discrimination – unfair treatment of people who belong to different groups, e.g. male and female
at the core – in the centre
pee – urinate, pass water
sexism – treating somebody unfairly because of their gender

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