Presented by Jenni Murray. Including Sarah Phillips whose tribute to her dying mother became an internet hit and the burgeoning musical career that she's hoping will help fund research into a cure for cervical cancer, the disease responsible for her mother's death. There's an update on the case of three women living in the Irish Republic who are awaiting a judgment from the European Court of Human Rights on their legal challenge to the country's strict law on abortion. Novelist Leila Aboulela and the childhood upbringing that provided the inspiration for her latest book which is set in 1950s Sudan. The use of hormone implants as contraception is on the rise but what impact will this - and the reduced use of condoms - have on the spread of sexually transmitted disease?

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