20/06/2011

Presented by Jane Garvey. Is crying in the office really a sign of weakness? We talk to an occupational health psychologist who's researched workplace tears. Shortlisted Orange prize author Kathleen Winter discusses her first novel Annabel in which the central character is born as an inter-sex person. Her book also features as the drama on Woman's Hour this week. Latest figures on abortions carried out in England and Wales show a rise in the number performed on women over forty - we discuss the possible reasons and the challenges facing women making this decision. Song-writer Emmy the Great performs live and talks about how the breaking off of her engagement influenced her latest album.

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