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Weekend Woman's Hour: Sigrid, Meryl Streep, Carrie Gracie

Music from Sigrid, BBC Music Sound of 2018 winner. Meryl Streep on her role in The Post. Carrie Gracie talks about resigning as BBC China Editor. The science of the sports bra.

We have music from Sigrid the winner of the BBC Music Sound of 2018.

Meryl Streep talks about her latest film The Post.

Carrie Gracie on her decision to resign as BBC China Editor over equal pay.

John Worboys, thought to be one of the UK's most prolific rapists, is to be freed from jail. We hear from a woman who said he attacked her and from Heather Harvey who works with the charity NIA and Rape Crisis about the support available to women who are victims of sexual assault.

What's the science behind the sports bra? Who is working to produce them and how do you know what design is best for you? Jenni talks to professor Joanna Wakefield-Scurr, the head of the research group in breast health at Portsmouth University.

Girls are more than twice as likely as boys to say they have experienced emotional problems according to a survey by HeadStart. Dr Jess Deighton, associate professor of Child Mental Health and Well Being at University College London, and Nicole Krystal Crentsil, the founder of a project called Unmasked Women, talk about the findings.

The poet Caroline Bird explains how a stint in rehab influenced her latest collection of poems.

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58 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Meryl Streep
Interviewed Guest Carrie Gracie
Interviewed Guest Heather Harvey
Interviewed Guest Joanna Wakefield-Scurr
Interviewed Guest Jess Deighton
Interviewed Guest Nicole Krystal Crentsil
Interviewed Guest Caroline Bird
Performer Sigrid
Producer Rabeka Nurmahomed
Editor Jane Thurlow

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