The Archers-an everyday story of... the real world?
Domestic abuse in Ambridge and beyond
Judith Buchanan talks to Polly Neate, Chief Executive of Women's Aid
Introduced by Kate Pickett, Research Theme Champion for Justice and Equality
Polly Neate is a prominent campaigner and commentator about sexism and violence towards women. Women's Aid was consulted by BBC Radio 4 on 'The Archers' high profile domestic abuse storyline. In this session she will discuss how this storyline has played out and how it has reflected on and contributed to the contemporary debate on domestic abuse and the law and how Women's Aid plays a role in policy and practise in this area.
Light refreshments will be served after the talk.