Relationship education; Sophie Turner Laing
Yesterday MPs voted against amending the teaching of sex education to include relationships and sexual consent. Labour Shadow MP Stella Creasy joins Jenni Murray to talk about why she is disappointed at the defeat to the Children and Families Bill amendment. Sophie Turner Laing on the stellar TV career that led to her place in the Woman's Hour Power List. Why your home may not be private if it contains teenagers, smart phones and access to the internet. What Othello reveals about women, fidelity and equality. The history of women in the workhouse in the 20th century.
Sex Education – amendment to children and families bill
P’s voted in the Commons yesterday on the new Clause 20 of the Children and Families Bill – an amendment which would have made sex and relationship education a statutory part of the National Curriculum. It failed – there were 219 votes for and 303 against. The shadow home affairs minister, Stella Creasey was one of three MP’s proposing the amendment. She joins Jenni to discuss her reaction to the vote and what happens next.
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Infidelity in Othello
Actress Lyndsey Marshal and Professor Lisa Jardine join Jenni to discuss infidelity in Othello:
“have not we affections,
Desires for sport, and frailty, as men have”
OTHELLO is in repertory at the National Theatre until the autumn and will be broadcast to cinemas worldwide as part of National Theatre Live on 26 September 2013.
Women and the Workhouse
The image of the workhouse is usually that of a harsh Victorian institution made deliberately tough in order to discourage the so-called ‘undeserving poor’ from taking advantage of their shelter. But a new exhibition at the workhouse at Southwell in Nottinghamshire explores life for women there in the Twentieth century when the building was used as a hospital, a children’s home, and accommodation for elderly women and homeless families.
Your home isn’t private any more if you’ve got kids…
|Interviewed Guest||Stella Creasy|
|Interviewed Guest||Sophie Turner Laing|