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Weekend Woman's Hour: Joan As Policewoman, Consent for the under-fives

Music and chat from the American songwriter Joan As Policewoman. Best Place to be a Woman: Northern Ireland. How to explain consent to the under-fives. Being a young grandmother.

We have music and chat from the American singer songwriter Joan As Policewoman.

As part of our Best Place to be a Woman series we look at what makes Northern Ireland a good place to live. We hear from Kellie Turtle from the Women's Resource and Development Agency, the journalist Anne Hailes and from single mum Rosa Thompson.

We catch up with listener Sue who got in touch with us earlier in the year to talk about going from wife to carer for her husband Roy. We found out Sue was about to have a crucial meeting about Roy's future: she tells about it via an audio diary and we hear from Eddy Graham Head of Information at Carers UK.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie is a new musical based on the true-life subject of a 2011 BBC documentary looking at a young man's desire to be a drag artist. We talk to the real Jamie Campbell and his mother Margaret about seeing your life story performed on a West End stage.

Does the feminist movement need to make more room for working class women? A new essay-based book 'Know Your Place' explores issues within working class culture. Sian Norris and Cath Bore have contributed to the book. Sian talks about growing up in a working class family with gay parents and Cath looks at the politics of being a female cleaner.

What it's like to be a young grandmother? We hear from Sarah Castle Gerrard and Elisa Vasquez Walters who both became grandmothers in their early 40s.

We discuss how best to talk about consent with the under-fives with the Sex Education Specialist Rachel Fitzsimmons.

Presented by Jenni Murray
Produced by Rabeka Nurmahomed
Edited by Jane Thurlow.

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58 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Jenni Murray
Interviewed Guest Joan Wasser
Interviewed Guest Kellie Turtle
Interviewed Guest Anne Hailes
Interviewed Guest Rosa Thompson
Interviewed Guest Eddy Graham
Interviewed Guest Jamie Campbell
Interviewed Guest Margaret Campbell
Interviewed Guest Sian Norris
Interviewed Guest Cath Bore
Interviewed Guest Sarah Castle Gerrard
Interviewed Guest Elisa Vasquez Walters
Interviewed Guest Rachel Fitzsimmons
Performer Joan Wasser
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Jane Thurlow

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