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Weekend Woman's Hour: Body image; Relationships and Children; Campaigning families

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 18 January 2014

Child-free couples are happier than those with children - according to a new Open University report out this week. So can you have children and a good relationship?

Sajda Mughal, Director of JAN Trust and a survivor of the 7/7 London bombings, on why she's working with isolated mothers from the Muslim community to educate them about the dangers of being radicalised online.

Why so many of us worry that we're too fat, too thin, too old, or simply, just not attractive enough?

Sports presenter, Charlie Webster who was sexually attacked as a child, talks about embarking on a 250 mile run between 40 football grounds to raise money for Women's Aid.

The star and director of Opera North's new production of Puccini Opera The Girl of the Golden West.

The mother who has been campaigning for more than 15 years on behalf of her son who she believes was murdered by a racist gang. The Police believe it was an accident

Plus is the fashion for Brazilians and Hollywoods over? And novelist Ann Cleeves on her latest Vera Stanhope book Harbour Street.

Presented by Jane Garvey.
Produced by Katie Langton
Edited by Beverley Purcell.


Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest
Lucy Beresford
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Deborah Coughlin
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Christine Northam
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Ann Cleeves
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Katie MacKay
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Susie Orbach
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Alwyn Meller
Interviewed Guest
Aletta Collins
Interviewed Guest
Sajda Mughal
Beverley Purcell
Katie Langton


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