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Weekend Woman's Hour - Sheryl Sandberg; Jahmene Douglas; The Politician's Husband

Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg on why she's telling women to 'lean in', plus X Factor finalist Jahmene Douglas on his childhood experience of domestic abuse. Jane Garvey presents.

Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg on why she's telling women to 'lean in' if they want to make it to the top, X Factor finalist Jahmene Douglas and his mother on how they survived the trauma of domestic violence, TV writer Paula Milne talks about political marriages ahead of her new BBC Two drama The Politician's Husband, health expert Dr Helen Bedford makes the case for the measles' vaccination, Anne Frank's step sister Eva Schloss describes life beyond the Holocaust, actor Suranne Jones and her role as one half of Scott and Bailey, Jamaica through the eyes of author Kerry Young. Presented by Jane Garvey.

Producer: Emma Wallace.
Editor: Anne Peacock.

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58 minutes

Useful Links:


NHS MMR Vaccine

BBC Health Measles

Latest Measles Data

Government Measles Article


Domestic Abuse:

0808 2000 247 Free phone 24 hr National Domestic Violence Helpline

Women's Aid

BBC Website:  Domestic Violence Support & Counselling Contacts






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Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Paula Milne
Interviewed Guest Suranne Jones
Producer Emma Wallace
Series Editor Anne Peacock


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