Outlook show


Summary: True life stories. Join Matthew Bannister, Monday to Thursday. Includes our daily history programme Witness. Or join us for the best of Outlook on Saturdays.

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 Outlook: Chong Kim: sold for sex in the USA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:00

On Outlook we hear from Korean American woman Chong Kim who was sold into the sex trade when she was 18 by the man she thought was her boyfriend. She now helps police to track down human traffickers. Also on the programme, we go riding with the child jockeys of Indonesia; Saudi Arabia's first female film director Haifaa Al Mansour talks about her new film Wadjda and Australian Robyn Catchlove tells how she ran away to sea in the 1960s and took on crocodiles, sea snakes and rival fishermen.

 United in grief: "Our sons both died in Afghanistan." | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 26:59

Jenny Birdsall and Angela Horn are two mothers united by grief. Their sons Steven and Tom were at school together and joined the British military at about the same time. Both men were killed in Afghanistan within three weeks of each other - their mothers tell Matthew how their shared loss has brought them together. Also today, the woman from Pakistan who escaped from a forced marriage and now helps others who have fled from threatening families.


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