Listen in pop-out player

Presented by Jane Garvey. Pamela Stephenson The psychotherapist, comedienne, author, wife of Billy Connolly and now ballroom dancer on BBC Television's Strictly Come Dancing, joins Jane to talk about her new role. Since 1993, nearly four hundred women have been murdered, raped or have disappeared in Ciudad Juarez, a Mexican city near the border with the US. This month artist Tamsyn Challenger launches an exhibition of paintings to highlight the brutal murders and rapes. We look at the rise in middle aged female bankruptcy and Marie-Louise Stenild talks about making history by becoming the first woman ever to run seven marathons in seven days over seven different continents.

Available now

45 minutes

Last on

Mon 8 Nov 2010 10:00

Polling for Woman's Hour: 2015 Election

Woman's Hour

Woman's Hour reveals the findings of research into what women make of British politics.

Woman's Hour Chore Wars

Woman's Hour Chore Calculator - Promo

How equal is your household? Calculate the division of responsibilities in your home.

Radio 4 ♥ Knitting


The wonderful world of knittig - programmes, patterns & galleries. Image @DorothyLollipop

Woman's Hour Power List 2014 – Game Changers

Doreen Lawrence

Doreen Lawrence is named number one game changer.

Woman's Hour Takeover

Woman's Hour Takeover

Five remarkable women take over Woman's Hour for one week.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss