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Minister for Employment, Chris Grayling announces new regulations on sex industry advertisements in job centres. We get reaction. Bidisha talks to the artist and taxidermist Polly Morgan about her new exhibition. Womb cancer, what exactly is it and why is it reportedly on the rise? And Rhiannon Giddens, ...
Father Gary Dongegan and Baroness Nuala O'Loan discuss the reasons why children as young as eight have been rioting recently in Ardoyne, Northern Ireland. Jenni also takes a look at the benefits of good deportment with Jo Kuszmar and talks to Sherry Ashworth and Carmel Stewart about family holidays. ...
Woman's Hour phone-in today presented by Jenni Murray is devoted to your experiences of being childfree by choice.
Presented by Jenni Murray. Childfree by choice - a growing trend? Jenni is joined by Dr Catherine Hakim of LSE and Comedian Natalie Haynes and hears from women who have decided not to have children; Baby Coach Beth Follini and Cristina Odone on how to make that decision; and Melanie Notkin, the US creator ...
With Jenni Murray. Victoria Wood talks about her recent trip to Laos to learn about mine clearance and her new film celebrating the untold story of Morcambe and Wise. The rise of the hip and trendy jumble sale. The Asian theatre company Tamasha is celebrating its twenty first year. And death by stoning ...
Presented by Bidisha. Are women getting the most from new phone technology? How do men and women use phone apps differently? We look at Argentina which has become the first country in Latin America to legalise same-sex marriage. How significant is this decision? The novelist Barbara Kingsolver talks ...
In 1940, Alec Bristow published the wartime classic "How to Run an Allotment, his daughter Jane talks about the legacy of the book. Teaching children to read - are synthetic phonics the only way? And trafficked women and the Olympics - how big a problem is it likely to be?
Karen Gillan, now a household name in all homes where Doctor Who is watched, tells Jenni about the sudden fame that came with playing Amy Pond.
Also: the future is not female after all; Gay couple Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow talk about bringing up their family of five children; and Esther Fairfax ...
Macy Gray; urinary problems in men; how has the rise of Pentecostal movements in Africa affected women's rights? and Clare Balding on cycling around Britain.
Living Where You Grew Up - Why do some people stay, and other people go? Nora Shourd - The mother of a hiker imprisoned in Iran. The Unthanks - modern folk artists Rachel and Becky. Are You Being Served? - The history and future of the department store.
With Jenni Murray including
Killer Tans - as skin cancer rates continue to rise we explore our love affair with the sun; False Rape Allegations - how damaging are they for those accused and for the real victims of rape; A Day in the Life of Charlotte Edwards - Captain of England Women's Cricket Team; ...
Presented by Jenni Murray. Is the new 'Men's Hour' on Radio Five Live a good idea? Presenter Tim Samuels and John O' Farrell discuss. Letters of Wishes, how to ensure you leave your estate in good order. International Baccalaureate or 'A' levels, which is better for students and a new report from SANDS ...
Outgoing Chief Inspector of Prisons, Dame Anne Owers, talks about her nine years in the role; the women who've set up a netball team for the mums of children who attend their childrens' school; the portrayal of women as warriors in German culture; the business case for recruiting more women into science, ...
On today's Woman's Hour with Jane Garvey - the rise of mum bloggers; why a 19 year old girl is trapped in Chile because of a tightening of rules around forced marriages; women and power tools, and the life and times of the 'Radical Countess' Rosalind Howard.
There's been a sharp rise in the number of romantic frauds being reported to police - we talk to one woman who fell for an elaborate con and the Serious Organised Crime Agency.

Were the girl singers of the sixties footnotes in musical history or pioneers?

The inspirational story of Juliet, former ...
The Anglican Church is moving ever closer to appointing its first female bishop. This weekend measures to accommodate traditionalists are being debated - but some who are pro ordination say it's a compromise too far. Plus, fifty years on from the northern based novel 'A Kind of Loving', we ask how literary ...
Pregnancy for men: a group of prospective dads on 'Mantenatal' classes - all-male pregnancy and childbirth classes; Dame Helen Ghosh talks about the chequered history of women servants of the state; naked in front of the children – your response to whether or not it’s acceptable. And a new model ...
Public Sector Pension Changes - how will women's income in retirement be affected? Women and Exercise - why 80% of women are not doing enough. Rock Choir - an amateur singing group with a difference. Author Myrrha Stanford Smith - on winning a three book literary deal at 82 years of age.
Jane Garvey talks to actress Brenda Blethyn about her latest film 'London River'; Children and Families' Minister Sarah Teather discusses Early Years education; teaching public speaking to school children, how beneficial is it? Plus performance artist Linder talks about her 13-hour post-punk show.
Childhood obesity week - Jane hears from families coping with obesity and is joined by Tam Fry from the National Obseity Forum and Jacqui Lowdon, a paediatric dietician; Natasch McElhone was away filming in LA with her two sons and pregnant with her third child when she heard that her beloved husband ...
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