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Robin Wright, Chetna Makan

Jane speaks to Golden Globe winner and activist Robin Wright about her life, career and pyjama range which aims to change the lives of women in Congo.

Jane speaks to Golden Globe winner and activist Robin Wright about her life, career and pyjama range which aims to change the lives of women in Congo that are victims of sexual violence.

Today is the first anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Nepal. Dr Kate Yarrow, Founder of charity, 'Doctors For Nepal', has worked in the country training doctors to work in rural areas. She was in Nepal two weeks before the earthquake and returned five months later to see for herself the impact it had on those who live there.

According to the 2013 National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, the average number of sexual partners a person will have is 11.7 for men and 7.7 for women. But does your sex count matter at all? In a frank and honest conversation, Emma Barnett spoke to three other young women in their 20's & 30's about their experiences.

Women now account for more than half of UK undergraduates but the first university degree obtained by a woman in this country was awarded in 1880. Who were these pioneering women students and what was it like attending the first female colleges? Jane talks to recent graduate Ellie Cawthorne presenting, Scenes from Student Life, a R4 documentary, and to Annabel Valentine , college archivist at Royal Holloway.

Former Great British Bake Off contestant Chetna Makan is known for her unique bakes which incorporate Indian herbs and spices into traditional British recipes. She joins Jane in the studio to Cook the Perfect...Peach and Strawberry Swiss roll.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Kirsty Starkey.

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Robin Wright

    Golden Globe winner & activist Robin Wright on her life, career and pyjama range.

    Duration: 09:57

  • Nepal Earthquake: One Year On

    Dr Kate Yarrow from 'Doctors For Nepal' on what life is like for women in Nepal

    Duration: 06:50

  • Number of Sexual Partners

    Does how many people you've slept with matter?

    Duration: 09:05

  • The First Female University Students

    Graduate Ellie Cawthorne & Annabel Valentine, Royal Holloway archivist female students.

    Duration: 07:05

  • Cook the Perfect...Peach and Strawberry Swiss roll

    Former Great British Bake Off contestant Chetna Makan makes a Swiss roll.

    Duration: 08:13

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Kirsty Starkey
Interviewed Guest Robin Wright
Interviewed Guest Kate Yarrow
Interviewed Guest Ellie Cawthorne
Interviewed Guest Annabel Valentine
Interviewed Guest Chetna Makan

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  • Mon 25 Apr 2016 10:00

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