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World Aids Day: Nozandulela 'Nozi' Samela; John Maddox Prize Winner; Party Socks

World Aids Day: Nozandulela 'Nozi' Samela; John Maddox Prize Winner; Party Socks

South Africa has the highest number of people living with HIV in the world, at over 7 million. On World's Aids Day we speak to Nozandulela "Nozi" Samela from the charity mothers2mothers. She is working to empower women and prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Why is the humble sock becoming a festive fashion favourite? Blogger Hannah Rochell explains the trend of the sparkly sock.

The John Maddox Prize, now in its sixth year, recognises the work of individuals who promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so. Journalist, Dr Riko Muranaka, this year's winner, joins Jenni in the Woman's Hour studio.

In the centenary year of the Russian Revolution, communist revolutionary Alexandra Kollontai (1872-1952) is the first woman in our mini series, Three Heroines of the Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union's first ambassador to Norway, Kollontai famously advocated "free love" as a central tenet of Bolshevism, promoted n

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