Cyber-bullying, Women of the RNLI, Soul Midwives and Boredom
Presented by Jenni Murray. Women of the RNLI; how one in five children is targeted by cyber-bullying; soul midwives and their work with the dying; how interesting is boredom?
Presented by Jenni Murray. Sue Hennessy, who was the first principal of the RNLI Lifeboat College, and lifeboat crew member Becky Mack discuss women of the RNLI. A new survey has revealed that one in five children has been subject to cyber-bullying - Georgia describes how being bullied online drove her to attempt suicide. Lesley Hilton takes a look at how soul midwives work with the dying. How interesting is boredom? Is it a modern phenomenon?
Georgia Woods talks about her experience. Jenni discusses the issues with Steven Walker, Anglia Ruskin University & Charlotte Aynsley of the charity Beatbullying
Women of the RNLI
Jenni talks to Sue Hennessy, who was the first principal of the RNLI Lifeboat College & author of ‘Hidden Depths: Women of the RNLI’; & Becky Mack – who’s serving on the crew of the Swanage lifeboat.
Professor Lars Svendsen, author of A Philosophy of Boredom, and journalist Tanya Gold to talk about the enigma that is boredom.
Lesley Hilton reports on emergence of ‘soul midwives’, who work with a dying person to attend to their emotional and spiritual needs as they move towards their physical death.