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Five frank and fearless moments: a special episode

From upskirting to orgasms, Deborah James & Scarlett Curtis join us for a bonus podcast.

Whether its tips from a 91-year-old sex therapist or the upskirting story that sparked a campaign to change the law, the reality of being a female crane driver or Nadiya Hussain on getting a haircut with a hijab, Woman’s Hour is the place to hear these conversations.

In this special podcast-only episode we’re joined by Deborah James from award-winning podcast You, Me and the Big C and writer and activist Scarlett Curtis to dissect some of the best, frankest, most fearless and even funny moments in the programme’s recent history.

They also talk to Jane Garvey about the issues close to their hearts, from living with bowel cancer (and talking about poo all the time) to why it’s essential we all start being more open and honest about our mental health.

We’ve come a long way since the programme was first broadcast in 1946 (with a male presenter!) and this special bonus episode is a great insight into the Woman's Hour world right now. The live radio programme and podcast covers the big stories and issues that matter from a female perspective, with women telling their own stories at its heart.

Follow us on Instagram @BBCWomansHour for more frank and fearless discussions and plenty of inspiring women.

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