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Monday 9 July -  #Me Too Food
Has the #MeToo movement permeated our food chain? Emily Thomas explores the hidden problem of sexual harassment and abuse in our fisheries and fields, and hears how agriculture is all too often a dangerous occupation for the women who labour in its unseen corners. BBC

Tuesday 10 July -  Back Home from ISIS
For years, the so-called Islamic State has managed to attract thousands of would-be jihadis and jihadi brides to join their caliphate. The extremist propaganda, online videos and recruiters have seen thousands of people from all over the world flock to Iraq and Syria to join IS; including 850 men, women and children from the UK.  It's thought 50% of UK citizens who left to join IS, have now returned home- the rest are dead, detained or missing. This programme explores the danger posed by UK returnees. BBC

Wednesday 11 July -Only Not Lonely
Even today the stereotype continues that only children are selfish, spoiled and lonely – it’s the so-called “only child syndrome”. But around the world one-child families are becoming more common. So why do some parents decide to have only one child? And how much does it have to do with circumstance and economics? Harriet Noble, an only child herself, travels across Europe and speaks to three families, each with one child. BBC

Thursday 12 July -   Winning It Big
 Most people have dreamed of winning the lottery. It’s a dream that has become ever more common around the world as jackpots get bigger and lotteries more numerous. But does money really make us happy, and how much does this depend on where we live and how we spend it? To find out the BBC’s, Mike Thomson meets lottery winners from around the globe. BBC