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Germaine Greer: 'Equality is not my game'

Forty years ago Professor Germaine Greer unleashed a book on the western world which had an explosive impact.

The Female Eunuch was an angry, funny, shockingly frank portrait of oppression. The oppression of women.

It fanned the flames of the feminist movement, and turned its author into a heroine to some and a hate figure to others. But that was then.

Does The Female Eunuch have any resonance today, four decades on?

You can watch the full interview on Monday 2 August 2010 on BBC World News at 0330, 0830, 1530, 2030 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 0430 and 2330 BST.

This programme was first broadcast on Tuesday 23 March 2010.

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