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Advice for ending a long term relationship well emotionally, financially and practically.
Expert tips for cycling comfort
Sali Hughes and Radhika Sanghani share tips on how to make, keep and even ditch friends.
The author on her new book Olive and the child-free by choice conversation.
Expert tips and practical career advice in the first of our new series of How To guides.
Two change makers tell us why now is the time to alter our buying habits for good.
Lara Lee celebrates the food of her Indonesian heritage.
Comedian and author Viv Groskop and Professor Heather McGregor share their advice.
Zing Tsjeng, of Vice UK and the poet Vanessa Kisuule discuss I May Destroy You
Woman's Hour hears from Laura Bates, Clare Chambers, Shahidha Bari and Kate Lister.
Netflix documentary Athlete A
Author and blogger Candice Brathwaite on sharing her story as a black British mother.
The model on her 34-year career and how the fashion and beauty industry needs to change.
Author and carer Penny Wincer shares vital self care advice for anyone caring for others.
Dr Pragya Agarwal and Freddie Harrel share their personal experiences and tips.
Instagram money blogger Clare Seal shares advice for dealing with debt.
The singer and presenter tells us why talking about her mental health has been so key.
Elizabeth Day and Maria Fleming discuss the phenomena that is Normal People.
The bestselling author on why we need to stop pleasing others and start living.
Vegetarian cook Anna Jones shares three of her quick and easy go-to lunches.
Bride and Groom Emily and Jack tell us about their Zoom wedding in lockdown.
Award-winning author Bernardine Evaristo and listeners share their top books.
Caspar Addyman explains the science of why babies laugh.
Advice from palliative care experts Dr Catherine Millington-Sanders and Dr Rachel Clarke.
How are you coping emotionally right now? Here are seven tips that might help.
Stylist Emma Slade Edmondson on the joy of dressing up and how to reimagine your clothes.
Expert advice on making working from home as effective and stress-free as possible.
Tips for dealing with tantrums from Emily Jones at the Birkbeck Babylab.
The actor on life lessons and the end of the popular BBC comedy series.
A homeschool guru and a professor of learning and teaching share their best advice.
We go backstage to sit down with Brittany Howard, Nadine Shah, Jehnny Beth and more.
Nicola Benedetti, Frankie Bridge and other Woman's Hour guests on what makes them happy.
Financial journalist Jasmine Birtles shares practical tips to help if your income drops.
The singer and her mum, Lennie, on hosting the Table Manners podcast together.
Daniellé Dash, Kelechi Okafor and Seyi Akiwowo on having a network to lift each other up.
From Fleabag, the power of friendship, to Killing Eve and working on the new Bond film.
Five women at the Women of the World Festival offer their tips for creating change.
Helen Sharman tells us what it was like being the first British astronaut.
Amina Begum Ali shares her thoughts on modesty and making the industry more inclusive.
The best advice and ideas for tackling loneliness as shared on Woman's Hour.
Leading chefs and food writers share their secrets for perfect home-cooked dishes.
Anna Whitehouse and Matt Farquharson's tips for a (mostly) happy long term relationship.
91 year old Edith Eger gives her tips for surviving trauma and living your best life.
Expert advice for fostering strong and healthy romantic relationships.
As a society we’ve forgotten how to listen - but we can fix it, says writer Kate Murphy
Lorna Cooper cut her family's weekly food bill from £100 to £20. Here are her eight tips.
Maisie Hill and Dr Emma Ross on how to make your menstrual cycle work for you.
Izzy Judd and Dr Sian Warriner share advice and ideas for practicing mindfulness.
Behaviour change specialist Dr Heather McKee shares her best advice with Woman’s Hour.
Author Catherine Gray tells us how (and why) we should celebrate the joy of the ordinary.
Think you have a book in you? These tips will help you stop talking and start writing.
What does it feel like when you win a prestigious prize or fulfil a career dream?
Read advice from parenting experts who have appeared on Woman's Hour in the past year.
Why doesn't the emergency contraception always work? And why don't women know more?
Want to have a more eco-friendly festive season? We round up the best ideas and advice.
The singer on getting started in music, her influences and some great life advice.
Author Jessica Pan spent a year living as an extrovert. Here's what she learnt.
Expert tips to help you have age-appropriate conversations about the planet.
Five listeners tell us their personal story, some of them for the first time.
Therapist Marie-Elsa Bragg offers her advice based on her own experience.
From Beyonce's songwriter to Kylie's agent, six successful women share their tips.
Scarlett Curtis and Deborah James join Jane for an insight into the Woman's Hour world.
Glamour's beauty director on why the industry is failing women of colour, plus top tips.
What's the impact of a partner's PTSD? Three women share stories of life with a veteran.
Experts tell us why having no friends and sitting down are as bad for us as smoking.
Poet Michael Rosen shares some simple tips for living a more playful life.
Advice from Karen Mattison, joint CEO of Timewise, a flexible working consultancy.
Woman's Hour has been talking to women with dementia about how music can help.
Lauren Laverne, Emma Barnett and guests in frank and funny Late Night Woman's Hour.
Tips for how to reduce your effect on the environment from three Woman's Hour guests.
‘Sharenting’ is when you put too much information about your children on social media.
Edwina Dunn and Dr Anne-Lise Goddings on how social media can be used positively.
Finished reading the books on your bookshelf? Have you ever considered science fiction?
The Australian GP advised patients to 'face, accept, float, let time pass' in the 1960s.
Struggling to sleep? Here are Dr Shelby Harris' tips to help you drift off.
Green & Black’s co-founder Jo Fairley and Julie Baker from NatWest share their best tips.
From her thoughts on the single life and vegetarianism to being a reluctant movie star.
Why talking about sexuality and mental health is so important when you're young.
Five inspiring women guest edit the programme, exploring topics close to their heart.
Where are women getting their erotic fiction from today?
How do you raise sons to be good men, who are respectful of women? Advice and tips.
Expert saver Sarah Pennells shares pointers to help you squirrel some money away.
The cook, author and television presenter on why we need to look after ourselves.
Four young feminists tell us what they’ve learnt from watching this year’s Love Island.
Advice from the author of Cribsheet, a data-driven guide to parenting.
We celebrate the achievements of women from across the industry.
Maggy Pigott and Judith Killick job shared for 23 years. Here's their advice.
Emma's guests are journalists Yomi Adegoke & Zing Tsjeng & comedian Sofie Hagen.
Recent research shows that just 30 percent of sports coaches are female.
BBC Woman’s Hour speaks to novelist Joanna Briscoe and journalist Sirin Kale.
Rebecca Reid on why women should feel able to announce their pregnancy before 12 weeks.
Five ways you can help your teenager if they are struggling with their mental health.
Burns victim Vicky Knight on how starring in a film helped her come to love her scars.
Ellen Scott and Moya Lothian-McLean on the topic that's the talk of Love Island.
'Life-changing' book tips from Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell.
The Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade on coping with trauma as a firefighter.
A series exploring its impact on women’s work and relationships, and potential treatments
What can parents and teachers do to make maths less intimidating?
Why do some women experience repeat court-ordered removal of their children?
What impact are endocrine disrupting chemicals having on women?
Prof Sarah-Jayne Blakemore outlines what parents need to know about the teenage brain.
Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton explains how she overcame adversity to rise through the ranks.
How can you cope when one of you is suffering from poor mental health?
Who are the women who have made a big impact in environmental activism in recent years?
What techniques work best with least anxiety for the parent and the child?
From a place for sharing to escapism, 'the ladies' is much more than just a toilet.
What are the dos and don'ts when it comes to make-up on the bus, tube, or train?
White plimsolls are everywhere at the moment. But what is their history?
The food writer outlines why we should get over our preconceptions about tinned food.
The chef lost nearly 12 stone after he decided he needed to turn his life around.
Four mums discuss how they've found motherhood in the year since their babies were born.
What should parents do if they suspect a problem and where can they get help?
Yvonne Lawson's son, Godwin, was stabbed to death in 2010. She wants the killings to end.
The journalist and writer was paralysed from the chest down after falling from a horse.
Five years ago Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with young-onset dementia. She was 58.
A new documentary follows three teenagers making a long trek back to families in Nepal.
Blocked drains? Red wine on the carpet? Smelly shoes? Try these tricks.
Ten tips for parents from Dr Angharad Rudkin and Tanith Carey.
The singer on girlfriends, her divorce and her West End debut in the musical 9 to 5.
Professor of Psychology Jennifer Eberhardt on how racial unconscious bias impacts us all.
Paediatric dietitian Clare Thorton-Wood outlines eight tips and tricks to help parents.
Psychologist Charlotte Friedman and family law barrister Paula Rhone-Adrien discuss.
What is it like to choose to become a solo parent using donor sperm and eggs?
Tips for how you can REALLY help new parents in the first few days and weeks.
What is red lipstick made of, what is its history & why has it had such enduring appeal?
Six women from different occupations and backgrounds tell us their thoughts and tips.
Francesca Segal’s twin daughters were born prematurely at 30 weeks.
Visual delights from Woman's Hour.
Get all the pictures, videos, behind the scenes and more from Woman’s Hour
Four women struggle to reclaim their identity after being abused online.
Dr Rangan Chatterjee and Dr Genevieve von Lob believe you can have a calmer family life.
Advice on how to get the best out of work and your home life as a freelancing parent.
Six mums on their experiences feeding their babies and how it made them feel.
A series exploring how women are feeding their babies and how this makes them feel.
Katy Sullivan wants a conversation about disabled roles being played authentically.
Six women tell us what it was like growing up with a parent dependent on alcohol.
Advice from Dr Sarah Lister Brook and Emma Gill, whose daughter has autism.
The England netball head coach reveals her netball tips and family dynamics.
Woman’s Hour discusses how being a mother can change your friendships.
We asked listeners for their experiences of family secrets. Six stories stood out.
Alcohol - when should you start having conversations with your child about it?
Lorraine Kelly, Sara Cox, Freida Pinto and Tracey Neville on the books they treasure.
How to parent well & give children a healthy start while not being too hard on yourself.
The cookery writer and broadcaster on her favourite food to the motto she lives by.
Advice for parents about the drug ketamine, a powerful horse tranquilizer and anaesthetic
Woman’s Hour speaks to seven women to hear what their wigs mean to them.
Why are true crime stories more popular among women than men?
One of the most powerful women in the world on working with her husband, Bill Gates.
Tips from teacher, author and mother-of-three Esther Wojcicki.
'Melanie' on her life with alternative personalities. 'It’s like Russian dolls.'
The co-host of You, Me and the Big C podcast was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016.
How should you come out to your family? And what advice is there for parents?
Juno Dawson divulges her five tips for becoming a published author to BBC Woman’s Hour.
The violinist shares her advice, including why practising just once a week won't cut it!
Dr Westheimer became famous in the 1980s with her frank advice about sex on radio and TV.