Women's health in Hartlepool discussed. Plus, living in families with a gender imbalance.
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Amy Molloy on widowhood at 23. Plus, the dos and don'ts of the joint family holiday.
The realities of dealing with rape and sexual assault abroad.
Katherine Rake on her campaigning career. Plus, author Dreda Say Mitchell on Geezer Girls.
Author Kathryn Stockett on The Help. Plus, the plight of Nepalese widows discussed.
With Jane Garvey. Including sequins back in vogue; conversing with teenagers; beach huts.
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What can employers do to support women who find themselves in an abusive relationship?
What are the health benefits of breastfeeding? Plus, couples cope with mismatched libidos.
Parents' reactions to their children joining the Forces. Plus, attack victim Abi Grant.
Why is women's sport overlooked? Plus, the enduring appeal of beach huts.
Broadcaster Gloria Hunniford on angels. Plus, Anna Del Conte on the food of her childhood.
Including the first female helicopter pilot to get the Distinguished Flying Cross medal.
How parents can help school leavers or graduates get a job. Plus, soprano Janis Kelly.
John Keats' love letters. Plus, the pleasures and pitfalls of working past the age of 65.
Has feminism failed the ordinary woman? Plus, classes to help parents deal with divorce.
How should social care be funded? Plus, violinist Alina Ibragimova performs live.
Author Chika Unigwe on writing in English. Plus, buying fish with a clear conscience.
Including music from Florence and the Machine; performance poetry for the i-pod generation
Are we forever influenced by our roots, however successful we become? Plus, macho food.
The gaps in Parkinson's disease care discussed. Laura Dockrill on making poetry cool.
Making cycling safer. Plus, writer Salley Vickers on the cult of the author.
Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine on Lungs. Plus, 150 years of district nursing.
How to help parents expecting twins. Plus, concerns about giving children mobile phones.
Highlights of this week's Woman's Hour programmes with Jane Garvey.
Communication concerns in neonatal intensive care units. Plus, mixed tennis etiquette.
Zoe Heller and Esther Freud on unlikeable characters in fiction. Plus, treating headaches.
Christiane Amanpour on reporting from conflict zones. Plus, what shapes our gender?