WHNews: Athlete Jo Pavey and Helen McCrory plays Medea08/20/14
Athlete Jo Pavey has just won gold at the European Athletics Championships. She reflects on victory at the age of 40 and combining running with motherhood; GCSE results are out on Thursday. How do we encourage young women to consider the vocational...
WHNews: Eating disorders; Female vets; Austin Mitchell
Austin Mitchell, MP on the 'feminisation' of politics with Isabel Hardman and Ivana Bartoletti. The Rose of Tralee International Festival is one of Ireland most loved pageants. Harmless fun or sexist nonsense? Jane finds out from journalist Katy...
WHNews: Emma Croker, Women's World Cup Rugby Winner
On today's programme we hear from Emma Croker, the hooker for the England women's World Cup winning rugby team. Are low paid women feeling any benefit from the economic recovery yet? Should we quit eating sugar? Why are there so few female directors...
WH Collection: Alison Hargreaves
Mountaineer Alison Hargreaves explains the appeal of her sport and discusses the pressure of climbing whilst having a young family in an interview with Jenni Murray from 1994. Alison Hargreaves died whilst climbing K2 in 1995.
Female make-up artists in India have been banned but this may soon change; new research about lying to your spouse; Lucy Beaumont on her career in comedy and the appeal of jeans for women.
WHNews: Rosamund Pike. Ruth Rendell
On today's programme Jenni Murray spoke to China correspondent for the Guardian,Tania Brannigan,about the significant improvement in China's infant mortality rate. Rosamund Pike talked about her career and her latest film, Hector and the Search for...
A Levels. Self Defence. Alison Hargreaves
A-Level results are out tomorrow but what do you say if your children don't get the grades they need. Should women have to arm themselves with self-defence skills, or should the focus be on the perpetrators of the violence? We open up our Archive to...
WHNews:Politics of body size.Talking to parents about future care
On today's Woman's Hour we spoke to Debbie Cameron and Sarah Boseley, Health Editor from the Guardian on why overweight women receive harsher criticism than men of equally large stature. A new survey says two thirds of us have not talked about what we...
WOMENS RUGBY WORLD CUP
The latest from the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris. New NHS figures on self harm show a worrying rise in people seeking hospital attention. And advice for women who suffer from a 'hypertonic pelvic floor'. Is the rural idylls not all it's cracked up...
WH Collection: Marilyn French
The late feminist writer Marilyn French talks to Jenni Murray in 2006 about her classic novel The Women's Room as well as her new novel In the Name of Friendship.
Jacqueline Bisset on her new film 'Welcome to New York'; the effect of the contraceptive pill on our mood and wellbeing; the Women against Feminism movement; Indian author Deepti Kapoor on her new novel 'A Bad Character'; playing in the Women's Rugby...
WHNews: Carers; topless sunbathing;Brownies.
Increasing number of elderly cared for at home; hundred years of the Brownies; the demise of topless sunbathing and self catering holidays.
Breast Cancer prevention; Over sharing online
Breakthrough Breast cancer Generation Study. The politics of transgenderism. Indian writer Deepti Kapoor on her debut novel. Oversharing online and recycling fashion.
Playful parenting; Marilyn French; Sex discrimination cases; Sexual...
How to be a playful parent with Julia Deering and Wendy Russell. Classic archive of Marilyn French on her novel The Woman's Room. Why has there been an 80% drop in sex discrimination cases being brought to tribunal in the last year? Maria Aberg on her...
WHNews: Jacqueline Bisset; the pill and mood swings;
Millions of women use the contraceptive pill at some point in their lifetime. Emma Barnett explores women's hormonal make up and how it interacts with the birth control pill. Jacqueline Bisset talks about her role in the new film, Welcome to New York;...
WHNews: Home Front; Kay Mellor; Women's Rugby World Cup
Behind the scenes of Radio 4's new WW1 drama Home Front and the lesser told stories of the war's impact on the lives of women far away from the trenches, the latest movement against feminism - is it having an impact? Teen pregnancy as seen through the...
Weekend WH: Scottish Referendum
The Scottish Referendum - are women really still making up their minds? Should we be treating attacks on prostitutes as hate crimes? The pressure on young sports women to look a certain way - how much support is there for athletes with eating...
WH Collection: Margaret Atwood
Canadian author Margaret Atwood talks about her dystopian classic 'The Handmaid's Tale'
WHNews: Domestic violence; falling birthrate
Plans for a specific law against domestic violence -- will it help to protect women? The birth rate has fallen, after rising for many years -- is it because families can't afford to have more than one or two children? We hear about life for a Jewish...
WHNews: Morning sickness; Queen Anne; Street dance.
Morning Sickness - the sign of a healthier, smarter baby? Queen Anne, the last of the Stuarts. Parenting a disabled teenager. H is for Hawk. Streetdance by ZooNation.
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