TV's The Hour, WI's Vulva Quilt, Anti-depressants
The writer behind what's been described as Britain's answer to Mad Men talks about her new TV drama, The Hour. Abi Morgan discusses the inspiration for the series, set in a 1950's television newsroom. Work in schools to prevent domestic violence isn't new, but for the first time their effectiveness has been evaluated with positive results - so what's the future for such programmes? Woman's Hour meets the Shoreditch Sisters who are turning around the image of the WI with a quilt of patches featuring lovingly crafted vulvas, the highlight of their campaign against female genital mutilation. A new survey shows a third of women have taken antidepressants at some point in their lives, with nearly half taking them for five years or more. We ask whether they are too ready a solution for busy GPs. Presented by Jenni Murray.