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Sex on the agenda, Martha Reeves, Welfare Reform

Sex on the agenda - should you schedule it in your relationship and how would you negotiate your terms? Also live performance from Martha Reeves. Presented by Jane Garvey.

Is sex something you can schedule in a relationship and how would you negotiate your terms? We hear the arguments for and against. In seeking to reduce the costs of welfare support, is the government right to include child benefit when assessing the income of parents? Martha Reeves gives a live performance of one of her Motown hits as she starts a nationwide tour. We hear what difference free healthcare has made to the risk of maternal mortality for pregnant women in Sierra Leone. Presented by Jane Garvey.

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  • Sex Contracts

    How would you feel if your partner asked you commit to a schedule which stipulated when and how often you had sex?

    Duration: 10:56

  • Breast Screening

    Can mass screening for breast cancer be justified? Not according to Professor Peter Gurtsche.

    Duration: 05:18

  • Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone Part 1

    Sierra Leone has the dubious label of having the worst rate of maternal mortality in the world. Kati Whitaker investigates what is being done to combat the problem.

    Duration: 06:23

  • Martha Reeves

    Martha Reeves performs "Dancing in the Street" live and talks to Jane about her life in music and politics.

    Duration: 06:51

  • Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone Part 2

    Sierra Leone has the dubious label of having the worst rate of maternal mortality in the world. Kati Whitaker investigates what is being done to combat the problem.

    Duration: 05:14

  • Child Benefit and the Universal Credit Cap

    So should child benefit be exempt from the cap proposed in the Welfare Reform Bill or do parents need incentives to work?

    Duration: 07:02

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