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Listener Week, Innovative sanitary pad producing in Zaatari refugee camp

With Jenni Murray. University life in your 70s, innovative sanitary pad producing in Zaatari refugee camp, Hilary Johnson makes handbags, and men and the female menopause.

Jill Watts and university life in your 70's.

Amy Peake and her innovative quest to produce sanitary pads in Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan.

The female menopause seen through the eyes of their male partners. Listener Paul Freeman and Patrick Shervington discuss.

Listener Hilary Johnson explains her choice to make and sell handbags and give up her health and social care career.

Further thoughts from on having to sell the family home.

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58 minutes

Chapters

  • Woman's Hour changed my life

    Jill Watts talks about how she went to university in her 70s after hearing Woman's Hour

    Duration: 09:43

  • Sanitary pad missionary

    Amy Peake and her quest to produce sanitary pads in Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan

    Duration: 12:58

  • Menopause - a man's perspective

    Listener Paul Freeman and Patrick Shervington talk about supporting women

    Duration: 09:27

  • Selling the family home - listeners' stories

    Further thoughts about the emotions involved in selling the family home

    Duration: 04:31

  • Artists In Their Studios - Hilary Johnson

    We meet Hilary Johnson, as she makes handbags in her studio in Chumleigh, Devon

    Duration: 05:04

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Producer Kirsty Starkey
Interviewed Guest Jill Watts
Interviewed Guest Amy Peake
Interviewed Guest Paul Freeman
Interviewed Guest Patrick Shervington
Interviewed Guest Hilary Johnson

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