Early puberty causes and impact

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Footballer Alex Scott is hoping she'll make the Olympic team. What makes football so special, what can it offer young women and what does taking part in the Olympics in London near to where she was brought up mean tor her. The average age of onset of female puberty has fallen to around 10. Why are girls getting younger and what's it like to be experiencing puberty in primary school. Joy Larkcom has been hailed as a horticultural pioneer. She joins Jenni Murray to discuss her life and work. Why going on holiday with extended family is becoming more popular. And why Labour MP David Lammy, wants birth certificates to automatically have both parents registered on the birth certificate.

Producer Emma Wallace
Presented by Jenni Murray

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Wed 13 Jun 2012 10:00

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