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12/01/2012

The government has announced a review of the regulation of cosmetic procedures. Jenni Murray talks to the health minister Anne Milton. Plus, the secret history of Joan of Arc.

The government's announced a review of the regulation of cosmetic procedures. Health Minister Anne Milton joins Jenni Murray to discuss the latest on the row over who picks up the bill for the removal and replacement of faulty breast implants - the NHS or private providers.

We catch up with one of the 'female engagement teams' working in Afghanistan visiting women in their homes offering advice about healthcare and schools.

David Cameron recently suggested age ratings to protect children from the racy content of music videos. Artists like Lady Gaga and Rhianna have come in for criticism for their raunchy videos, showing women too, choose to portray themselves in this way. What's does it tell us about the position of women in the music industry and culture today?

Plus six hundred years since the birth of Joan of Arc we talk to the author American author and historian, Nancy Goldstone about her new book The Maid and the Queen - The Secret History of Joan of Arc and Yolande of Aragon.
Presented by Jenni Murray.

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58 minutes

Chapters

  • PIP Implants Update

    The Secretary of State for Health has announced a review of the regulation of cosmetic procedures including breast implants. Jenni is joined by Anne Milton, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Health

    Duration: 10:47

  • Joan of Arc

    Jenni is joined by American author and historian Nancy Goldstone, about her book The Maid and the Queen - The Secret History of Joan of Arc and Yolande of Aragon.

    Duration: 08:08

  • Afghanistan Women's Project

    British forces in Helmand are trying to help Afghan women get to local healthcare centres by using ‘female engagement teams.’ BBC defence correspondent Caroline Wyatt reports.

    Duration: 11:14

  • Sexualisation of Women in Music Videos

    To discuss the sexualisation of women in music videos Jenni is joined by choreographer Arlene Philips, music video director Dawn Shadforth and by music journalist Jacqueline Springer.

    Duration: 11:35

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