Page last updated at 09:23 GMT, Monday, 2 August 2010 10:23 UK

Germaine Greer: 'Equality is not my game'

Advertisement

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.

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific