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Presented by Jenni Murray. Dame Helen Ghosh on the history of women civil servants, a new model of welfare in Southwark, and should there be more 'mantenatal' classes?

Presented by Jenni Murray. Pregnancy for men: a group of prospective dads on 'Mantenatal' classes - all-male pregnancy and childbirth classes; Dame Helen Ghosh reflects on the history of women civil servants. And a new model of welfare in Southwark - do voluntary services make people less dependant and more likely to help themselves?

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45 minutes

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Thu 8 Jul 2010 10:00


  • Men and Pregnancy

    Mark Woods, author of Pregnancy for Men and Jackie Clune, actress and mother of four join Jenni.

    Duration: 16:23

  • Dame Helen Ghosh

    There are six female Permanent Secretaries in the Civil Service. One of them, Dame Helen Ghosh talks about the history of women servants of the state.

    Duration: 10:01

  • Feedback - Nudity in Front of Children

    A selection of listener responses to the recent item on nudity in front of children.

    Duration: 03:56

  • New Model of Welfare

    Jenni discusses the issues with Hilary Cottam, Principle Partner of the social design consultancy, Participle; and Carey Oppenheim, Co-Director, of the Institute for Public Policy Research.

    Duration: 11:38


  • Thu 8 Jul 2010 10:00

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