Girls dumbing down, Sharia law, competing in school sport
Presented by Jane Garvey. Playing to win: why competition in school sports can be good for children. In a world that appears to value beauty over brains, are girls dumbing down?
Presented by Jane Garvey. Playing to win: why competition in school sports can be good for children. In a society that appears to value beauty over brains, are girls being encouraged to dumb down? We hear from one headteacher who says yes. It's argued that Sharia law can infringe the legal rights of women: we hear from the female peer who wants a new law to limit powers available and end what she says is discrimination against women.
Women and sharia law in the UK
Baroness Cox and solicitor Aina Khan discuss a new Bill which aims to limit sharia law.
As school sports day season nears, Professor Kathy Armour and the Cricket Foundation's Wasim Khan discuss how best to teach your children about the competitive spirit.
Is social media encouraging girls to dumb down?
President of the Girls’ Schools Association Dr Helen Wright and columinst Laurie Penny discuss.
Dishwashers and fungi
Dr Elaine Bignell, dishwasher fan Sally Feldman and the columnist David Robson discuss the pros and cons of dishwashers.