Joan Baez

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Fifty years since legendary folk singer Joan Baez first defied the authorities, she explains what keeps her protesting into her sixties.

Women are often portrayed as the victims of gun crime, but how true is that image? Claudia Webbe, Vice Chair to the Operation Trident Independent Advisory Group, discusses how women become caught up in gun culture.

Lye, lemon juice and stale urine have all been used in the past to bleach hair. Anne Emblem, Cosmetic science director at London College of Fashion, and archaeologist Sally Pointer look into the history of hair dye.

1 in 4 women suffer from problems with their periods and for some women it could be because of fibroids. Bridgette York, founder of charity Fibroid Network, and consultant gynaecologist Jenny Higham discuss the best treatments.

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Fri 23 Feb 2007 10:00
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