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Is it right to drop your schoolchild off at a student demonstration? The writer Brendan O'Neill says that some parents are guilty of reliving their own days of youthful radicalism through their children. Is he right?

Science has taken away the doubt over paternity now that DNA tests are available - but is it is it always a good ideas to know who the biological father is?

Hansa's restaurant in Leeds celebrates its 25th anniversary - and is staffed entirely by women. Woman's Hour talks to its founder.

As part of a series of programmes across the BBC to mark International Day of Disabled People, the actor Julie Fernandez from the TV comedy 'The Office' tells us about the challenges of being disabled and fashionable.

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Leading women nominate the woman who has inspired them most.

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The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize 2017

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Find out how to enter the the inaugural Woman's Hour Craft Prize.

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Late Night Woman’s Hour

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Lauren Laverne and guests in intimate, frank and funny late night conversation.