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The extraordinary life of female aviator Sheila Scott, who was the first woman to fly around the world in a light aircraft. The Irish Government has announced that it will be giving payments to some women who underwent a process during child birth called symphysiotomy, a surgical procedure involving ...
Impact of new regulations on online pornography; Adela Raz - deputy spokesperson to the Afghan president; Court of Appeal judgement on Foetal Alcohol Syndrome; Free Being Me - the new girlguding badge; and, Bevis Shergold, the first woman posted abroad by the British intelligence services.
American civil rights activist Angela Davis, once regarded as a dangerous
radical, now a respected academic. What does she have to say about being black in 21st century America?
The paedophile men who target women to have their children : what it’s like when you find out your children have been sexually ...
The former first lady of France, Valerie Trierweiler gives her side of the very public break-up with President Francois Hollande. Jane hears about the campaign run by the charity, Mosac, to stop parents who've abused their children continuing to disrupt their lives even after they've been convicted. ...
What impact do hormones have on women during their lives? Jane is joined by a panel who answer your questions and discusses topics including PMT and HRT. Guests include psychiatrist Dr Michael Craig, Dr Amanda Howe, who is a GP in Norwich, Dr Annie Evans, Dr Jan Toledano, from the Marion Gluck Clinic, ...
PD James died this week. She was 94. She wrote 19 best selling novels; had two distinguished careers in hospital administration and as a civil servant; was a magistrate, a Governor of the BBC, a member of the arts council and the British Council.
It's the end of our Listener Week - catch up on some of the highlights including how to cope if your partner is addicted to porn, the feminist construction worker who wants to tackle sexist comments in the workplace, and the social workers who want to change your mind about the profession.
It’s the final day of listener week and Angela wrote to ask us about a very tricky question – who takes care of the personal grooming of someone who’s being cared for? Afondness for a tribute band – Karel Lush takes us to a seventies night with an ersatz Stylistics. And we answer Sarah's question ...
Money - what we earn, what we spend and how we really feel it; the fifteen-year-old listener campaigning to give teenage girls body confidence; Margaret Rope - the stained glass artist who's been hidden from history; your advice on calling out sexist colleagues; and, what being asexual means.
Listener week day 3: Is there too much pressure to breastfeed? Listeners interview Queen of Slapstick Miranda Hart. Dilemma - how should people without family plan for their old age? What the best and most cost effective way to keep fit over 50? Lawyer turned Country singer Rebecca Bains.
Today we hear about the closure of refuges all across the country but particularly looking at the Exeter refuge that shut in March of this year. Fleur Buechler, the manager of the refuge, joins Jane. Emily tells us how that closure left her with her abusive partner for months longer than she wanted to ...
The effect of porn on a relationship. Do black, Asian and minority ethnic women get a fair deal in the media? Does 50:50 childcare work as well for children as it can for parents? How a series of sporting challenges helped Paula McGuire from Glasgow boost her confidence in ways she could never have imagined. ...
Helen Brook, founder of the Brook Advisory Service, talks to Helen Boaden in 1989 about the early days of family planning in the UK
Dame Shirley Bassey talks about her new album. Kyung Wha Chung the legendary violinist. Plus Pussy Riot and how we experience being old in 21st Century Britain.
A new easy-to-use contraceptive device in the form of a little syringe is to be made available to women in 69 of the world’s poorest countries for just $1. So what difference will this device make to these women? We look at a study which followed 17 women across 17 years as they pursued their individual ...
On today's Woman's Hour we hear from Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokina, the two women from Pussy Riot imprisoned for their anti-Putin protests. From our archive Helen Brook talks about setting up the first clinic for young, unmarried people seeking family planning advice. To continue marking their ...
Dame Shirley Bassey, one of the most iconic voices in British music joins Jane to discuss over sixty years in the music industry. To celebrate her diamond jubilee Dame Shirley is launching her new album, Hello Like Before. The programme also looks at how we experience old age, our attitudes, our fears, ...
Karen Blackett - named Britain’s most influential black person; premature birth; older women seeking treatment for alcohol problems; making part-time working work; And, Ann Cotton on campaigning to educate girls in Africa.
Iconic Chinese radio presenter and writer Xinran talks to Jane Garvey about her personal experience of China’s “One Child” policy and relates the stories of the women who wrote to her sharing their pain at having to give up their daughters because of it.
Sophia Loren, Italy’s most renowned and honoured actress, talks about her life and career spanning seven decades.

In 1971 Erin Pizzey was one of the women who set up the first refuge for women escaping domestic violence. She is joined by Jenny Smith who escaped a violent marriage with her two children ...
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