WH. Listener Week.11/28/14
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...
Woman's Hour: Listener Week: Tribute Bands; Review of the Week.
Listener Karel Lush and tribute band Sing Baby Sing celebrate live music.
WHNews: Listener Week - Day 4
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...
Woman's Hour: Listener Week: Money; Body Image; Stained Glass
Money - what we earn, what we spend and how we really feel about it.
Woman's Hour: Listener Week: Breastfeeding
Is there too much pressure on women to breastfeed? The presenter is Jenni Murray.
WHNews: Listener Week: Day 2
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...
Woman's Hour: Listener Week: Refuge Closures, Social Work, Big Feet
Day Two: Refuge closures, social work, big feet, adult children - time to leave home?
WHNews: Listener Week
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...
Woman's Hour: Listener Week: Porn, 50:50 Childcare
Diversity and women in the media and the effect of porn on a relationship.
WH Collection: Helen Brook
Helen Brook, founder of the Brook Advisory Service, talks to Helen Boaden in 1989 about the early days of family planning in the UK
Weekend Woman's Hour. Dame Shirley Bassey
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.
Woman's Hour: Dame Shirley Bassey; Violinist Kyung Wha Chung; Business...
Dame Shirley Bassey, violinist Kyung Wha Chung and business woman Karen Blackett OBE.
WHNews: Women's careers;debt;the home.
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...
WHNews: Pussy Riot; 50 years of Brook Centres
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...
WHNews: Shirley Bassey; Old Age; Julia Neuberger
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...
Karen Blackett; premature babies; part time work
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.
WH Collection: Xinran
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...
Weekend WH: Sophia Loren & the digestive tract
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...
Cara Dillon; Early Policewomen; Indian Sterilisations
Traditional Irish folk singer Cara Dillon performs live in studio. Britain's first policewoman Edith Smith has just been honoured with a blue plaque. Historian Dr Louise Jackson and former Detective Chief Superintendent Jane Antrobus talk about how a...
Sophia Loren. Erin Pizzy
Sophia Loren joins Jenni to recount stories from her colourful career, Why 1 in 7 pregnant women could die in West Africa because maternity services have been devastated by the ebola virus. Erin Pizzy talks about setting up the first refuge for women...
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