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Woman’s Hour Daily Podcast: Episodes

Are you a feminist or an equalist? Barrister Charlotte Proudman and scientist Dr Laura Waters join Jenni to discuss. Should vigilante groups be allowed to lure and 'catch' potential paedophiles online? 'Scott' from an organisation called Dark Justice - and Sharon Girling, who set up the Child Exploitation ...
Kim Cattrall discusses dark comedy Sensitive Skin; Natalie Bennett on why she believes her party is enjoying a 'Green surge'. Junior Smart and Anne Longfield, the new Children’s Commissioner, on anti-gang work in primary schools.
Fashion designer Alexander McQueen through the eyes of his sister Janet, how to have the best dressed bump without spending a fortune, Helen Forrester's story of her 1930's Merseyside family and how it's become a musical and a now stage play, and are differences in pay between women and men about to ...
Sisters Caitlin and Caz Moran talk about their new sitcom, Raised by Wolves.
We discuss what impact the current debate about immigration is having on black, Asian and minority ethnic women.
As part of the BBC News School Report we hear from Caitlin talking about what it’s like to have a little sister ...
Jane Garvey talks to Nicola Sturgeon about what the Scottish National Party plans to offers women voters. Muriel Gray discusses plans to rebuild the unique art nouveau library of Glasgow School of Art. We hear from some of the young women from BBC Scotland's young voter projects, Generation 2014 and ...
Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series of books have sold over 26 million copies worldwide. They've just been adapted for TV. As part of this year's BBC School Report Marley tells her story of gender identity. Plus what impact is the current debate about immigration having on BAME women and a celebration ...
On today's Woman's Hour Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats, talks to Jenni about what they have achieved in the last 5 years and what they have to offer women voters in the upcoming election. Writer and director, Marjane Satrapi, talks about her new film, The Voices, ...
Is 'natural' childbirth being pursued at too high a cost? As a review of all maternity care in England is announced following the deaths of 11 babies and 1 mother at a maternity unit in Morecambe Bay, Jenni speaks to Cathy Warwick, Royal College of Midwives and Dr Alison Phipps, author of The Politics ...
Caitlin and Caz Moran on Raised by Wolves, the new TV sitcom they've written together. Sonic Youth singer Kim Gordon on her years with the band in a personal memoir about her life. You can hear more from all three of them in new material in this download. Why it's time to take a look at economics from ...
Kirsten Scott Thomas on her latest film Suite Francaise, the story of a young woman living with her mother in law whilst her husband is a prisoner of war in German occupied France.

We hear from the activist, Oby Ezekwesili, who started the #BringBackOurGirls campaign. She explains why she refuses to ...
Naomi Klein on Capitalism vs the Climate; Food writer Diana Henry cooks tangy chicken; Former Woman's Hour editor Sandra Chalmers remembered; Kenyan Community Engagement Initiative Network, Comic Relief project that supports HIV positive women in Kenya; Woman's Hour Woman of the Week.
Kristin Scott Thomas on the story that lies behind her latest film, Suite Francaise, based on Irene Némirovsky's best-selling novel of the same name. What will the landmark ruling for divorcee Kathleen Wyatt mean for other couples who end their marriages? A legal expert gives her opinion. As election ...
#Bringbackourgirls was a huge social media campaign in 2014 - but most of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram are still missing. Activist Oby Ezekwesili explains why she hasn't given up hope. We discuss how to be a good daughter to your mother before it's too late, with the authors of Daughterhood. ...
On today's Woman's Hour we hear from Chelsea Clinton about the Clinton Family Foundation 20 years on and the progress made since 1995. Leader of Plaid Cymru, Leanne Wood talks to Jane about what her party offers women voters. Julie Andrews reflects on her career and 50 years of 'The Sound of Music'. ...
Continuing the Woman's Hour Debate, psychotherapist Philippa Perry joins Jane Garvey and listeners discuss whether porn can empower women.
Can porn empower women? Does it warp our views of women or reflect how they are already seen? Guests include Psychotherapist Susie Orbach, Sam Roddick; feminist porn performer and producer Pandora Blake; Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans, a founder member of Resist Porn Culture; and Professor Clarissa Smith, ...
Design your ideal pants; Midwifery advisor to Call the Midwife,Terri Coates; US activist Feminista Jones; Women of the World festivals around the world; Award-winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz; Author & playwright, Stella Duffy explains why women scientists have been omitted from history; Gaggle- ...
From the glass box at the Southbank Centre's Women of the World Festival, where Annie Lennox joins Jane Garvey. In the programme, 'My body back' - a campaign about sex after abuse. We hear from a journalist who's highlighting the lives of women under the threat of Ebola in Sierra Leone. Radio 1's Gemma ...
Why sexism in football continues; Post-adoption breakdown when adopted children contact birth family; Desiree Akhavan, Iranian actor; Women in Secret Services; He for She - Male feminists. This podcast includes coarse language which could offend.
The Oxford abuse report: did social workers and police turn a blind eye? We speak to the mother of one of the victims. As we head towards the general election, we hear from journalist Susan McKay on the big issues concerning women in Northern Ireland. Visual Sociologist Emma Dabiri has an Irish mum and ...
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