Is there something special about women that makes them intrinsically better at nursing, teaching and assembling calculators? And if so, is it purely a coincidence that their jobs are always worse paid than men's? Kate Young thinks not.
Home from home
When people leave their own countries to live elsewhere, they take with them many of their customs and ideas. Women immigrants from Asia, Europe and the Caribbean, now living in London, talked to Graham Hancock and Ros Franey about what they keep and what they throw away.
'Do you want to hear my story, sister? If I tell you, maybe you will understand my sorrow?' A village woman in Bangladesh speaks to Betsy Hartmann and Jim Boyce.
Remember all our women
In the big townships of South Africa, women are very 'liberated'. They all go to work. They are extremely independent. But can you really call 'liberation' the sufferings that apartheid has thrust upon them? Joyce Sikakane spoke to Maggie Black.
How did Spare Rib become an unofficial mouthpiece of the Western women's movement? What is the Consumers Association up to in Penang? And Enver Carim joins the demonstrations in Lewisham against Britain's neo-Fascist political party. Edited by Graham Hancock.