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'Honour Killings', Dementia Care, Hygge

Will changes to Pakistani legislation affect so-called honour killings in the UK? Plus reverse mentoring, dementia care and visitors in hospitals and Signe Johansen.

Last month Pakistan passed a landmark bill that guarantees mandatory prison sentences of 25 years for perpetrators of so-called "honour killings". What and how might such a change affect so-called honour killings and honour based violence within the UK, and what are the challenges involved in prosecuting cases where British girls are taken to Pakistan and are forcibly married or murdered? Jasvinder Sanghera, founder and director of the charity Karma Nirvana, Bradford West Labour MP Naz Shah and lawyer Sulema Jahangir of firm Dawson Cornwall join Jane to discuss.

Reverse mentoring is the idea that older workers (usually in their forties or fifties) can benefit from having a younger mentor (usually in their twenties or thirties). By tapping into the skills and perspectives of the technologically savvy millennials you might be able to enhance your career - and maybe even streamline your home life. Penny Power OBE, founder of The Business Café who uses reverse mentoring and Lucy Lyall Grant from Freeformers, a digital training company, who is a reverse mentor, discuss.

The author Nicci Gerrard has been campaigning for carers of people with dementia to have the same rights as parents of sick children, and be allowed to remain with them in hospital for as many hours as they need. To discuss the merits and implications of unrestricted hospital visiting hours are Nicci Gerrard and Sarah Gigg, Deputy director of Nursing at Kingston Hospital.

In her new book 'How to Hygge: The Secrets of Nordic Living' London-based Norwegian cook and writer Signe Johansen explores the culture of Hygge and offers suggestions on how you can adopt the Nordic way of living. Signe makes one of her favourite winter warmers, Triple Cherry Gløgg, in the Woman's Hour.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Kirsty Starkey.

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Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Kirsty Starkey
Interviewed Guest Jasvinder Sanghera
Interviewed Guest Naz Shah
Interviewed Guest Sulema Jahangir
Interviewed Guest Penny Power
Interviewed Guest Lucy Lyall Grant
Interviewed Guest Nicci Gerrard
Interviewed Guest Sarah Gigg
Interviewed Guest Signe Johansen

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