Women at a candlelight vigil to mark International Women’s Day, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Rehman Asad/Barcroft)

Today is International Women’s Day. But should we really be celebrating it or should we instead be marking the challenges that face all of us?

University of Birmingham academics Catherine Mangan, Kiran Trehan, and Jane Martin and student Rumali Rampathirana join me to discuss women’s involvement in UK politics, the social and economic issues, and whether we should be looking for role models to guide us.