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Black maternal health, Netball World Cup, Imposter Syndrome
Why are black women in the UK more likely to die in childbirth? Volunteers at the NWC 2019
Takeover 2019 - Nadiya Hussain, TV cook, author, presenter
Nadiya Hussain, Bake Off winner 2015, guest edits
Takeover 2019 - Harriet Wistrich, lawyer and founder of Centre for Women's Justice
Harriet Wistrich, lawyer who represented victims of John Worboys, guest edits
Takeover 2019 - Amika George, teenage campaigner who started #FreePeriods
Teenage activist Amika George, who started #FreePeriods, guest edits.
Takeover 2019 - Cressida Cowell, Children's Laureate
Cressida Cowell, author of How to Train Your Dragon series, guest edits.
Takeover 2019 - Dany Cotton, Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade
Dany Cotton, commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, guest edits.
The best of Takeover week
With Nadiya Hussain, Amika George, Harriet Wistrich, Cressida Cowell, Dany and Cotton.
Theresa May's Legacy for Tory Women, Angélique Kidjo, Anna ‘Delvey’ Sorokin
The legacy of Theresa May, and award-winning singer Angélique Kido.
Screen Time, Care Workers, Cook The Perfect
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world.
Actor Gemma Chan. Who is Princess Haya? Rediscovering picture books. Summer wardrobe staples, the kaftan.
Gemma Chan on playing Hannah a woman in her 30s under pressure to settle down.
Rural domestic abuse, Endometriosis, making fun of your mum
Rural domestic abuse; Endometriosis; #WhiteWednesdays; and, making fun of your mum.
Lyra McKee's book 'Angels With Blue Faces'
Lyra McKee's new book, older women in fiction, DV in rural communities and Brixton prison.
Weekend Woman's Hour: Gemma Chan, Lyra McKee's sister, Endometriosis, 15-minute home care visits
Actor Gemma Chan on her latest role, diversity and Crazy Rich Asians.
Hints and tips on helping your child settle into primary school.
The Yardley Girls, Harassment of disabled women in public spaces
The Yardley Girls, Harassment of disabled women in public spaces, Breast milk donation
Remembering Toni Morrison
Author Toni Morrison; Emma Glasbey; Janet Ellis; Karine Polwart.
Money - why women need to talk about money
Why women need to talk about money - from the gender pay gap to pensions
Parenting: Children who attack their parents
Police say instances of abuse involving children attacking their parents is on the rise.
Kathy Burke, Menopause, Kajal Odedra
The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
Director and actor Kathy Burke on her new series of documentaries: All Woman
Kathy Burke on her new documentaries: All Woman. Women and money. Singer Karine Polwart.
The long school summer holiday: child care, parenting and activities.
Talking to your kids about race, HRT shortages, and the demise of the bonkbuster novel
Talking to your kids about race, HRT shortages, and the demise of the bonkbuster novel.
Edna Adan Ismail, Smear Tests Over 50
Parenting: Talking to Your Kids About Race and Racism
Talking to your kids about race and racism with Dr Pragya Agarwal and Freddie Harrel.
Award-winning author and former Children's Laureate Malorie Blackman
Author Malorie Blackman, Prof Lisa Avalos, Dorothy L Sayers Society and Errollyn Wallen.
Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls and Rohingya women refugees
A new dramatization of The Country Girls, and hip-hop dance group Zoo Nation.
Edna Adan Ismail discusses FGM, composer Errollyn Wallen, and talking to kids about racism
Listener Week: Day One
Drinking, Divorcing at 70, Bringing up sons
Listener Week: Day Two
The wellness industry and its effects on women. Plus young women and unwanted attention.
Listener Week: Day Three
Life after the death of a partner, Women and Ironman events, PTAs.
Parenting: raising sons to be good men
How do you teach gender equality to boys?
Listener Week: Day Four
Listener Week; Falling out with your BFF. Oldest UK Book Club? Young entrepreneurs.
Listener Week: Day Five
Mothers and sons, renting at 50, and bereavement and appetite loss.
Weekend Woman's Hour: Listener Week
Happy single women, book clubs and attention deficit disorder in girls.
Women in Construction
What is it like to work in construction? And how can the industry attract more women?
Jada Pinkett Smith, Summer Hats, Female Democratic Front-Runners 2020 US Elections
Jada Pinkett Smith on her three-generation chat show, Red Table Talk
The Menstrual cycle: what's normal?
Menstrual cycle length, Lisa Jewell and cook the perfect Caribbean jackfruit fritters.
Is work working? Harvey Weinstein, Fedina Zhou
Is the jobs market working for women? Plus new film about Harvey Weinstein.
Parenting: What's the role of a PTA?
How do you encourage more people to volunteer for a school's Parent Teacher Association?
Director Sam Taylor-Johnson, Actor and model Cara Delevingne
Director Sam Taylor-Johnson talks about her new film A Million Little Pieces.
Cara Delevingne, Women in construction, Lisa Jewell
Weekend Woman's Hour: Cara Delevingne, Harvey Weinstein documentary, women in construction
Period sex, Women and insomnia, Street harassment
Why is having sex when you've got your period such a taboo subject?
Being the 'other' mother, CMV
Jen Brister on being the non-biological lesbian mum. Parliamentary women to watch and CMV.
Parenting: The Other Mother
Comedian Jen Brister talks about what it was like becoming a non-biological mother.
Extreme fussy eating, Pay, Off the Rails
Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder; Carrie Gracie's book Equal; youth work.
National Poet for Scotland Jackie Kay, Author Tracy Chevalier, Growing up with a child with cancer
National Poet for Scotland Jackie Kay on a new production of her 1980s play Chiaruscuro.
The consumer power of women, The week in politics, Author Sue Cheung
How much power and responsibility do women consumers really have?
Jackie Kay, Equal pay, Fussy eating, Period sex
Weekend Woman's Hour: Jackie Kay, women in Parliament, fussy eating and period sex taboo.
Phone-in: The Psychological Impact of Brexit
What impact is the continuing conflict over Brexit having on you?
Sci-Fi, Sex Discrimination, My Best Day
My Best Day, Marina Litvinenko, Cancer testing
Marina Litvinenko on the play about her husband's death. Population-wide cancer testing.
Susan Sontag, Feminist economics, Waad-al-Kateab
Susan Sontag's life and work, intersectionality in feminist economics, Waad Al Kateab.
My Best Day - Diane Barker, Victims' commissioner Claire Waxman, Playwright Tanika Gupta
Diane Barker on her Best Day in eastern Tibet, and victims' commissioner Claire Waxman.
For Sama, Brexit, Women and Science Fiction
Waad al-Kateab on surviving life in Aleppo, plus Brexit and science fiction by women.
My Best Day - Suzanne Goldberg on the power of laughter
The Lib Dem conference, The story of a listener’s best day, Campaigner Vicky Phelan
Flexible Working, Brexit Party Tour, Australian Suffragettes
The reality of searching for part-time or flexible work.
Reverend Traci Blackmon mobilising mothers in the US against guns
Reverend Traci Blackmon mobilising mothers in the US against guns.
Parenting: How to successfully integrate a family into an established community
How to carve out a life for your family in a community when you find you're in a minority
Dr Shuping Wang, Cecelia Ahern, Selina Periampillai
Chinese whistleblower, Shuping Wang; Cecelia Ahern; Selina Periampillai on Mauritian food.
Shirley Ballas, Curtis Pritchard, Sujata Banerjee
Dance extravaganza - the magic of ballroom, jazz, Kathak, modern
Shirley Ballas, Flexible working, Lesley Manville
The magic of dance with Shirley Ballas and Curtis Prtichard. The reality of flexible work.
Sally Challen, with her son David: her first radio interview
Sally Challen's first radio interview; Fiona Benson and Autumn Equinox; Music and Dementia
History of Knitting, Labour Conference 2019, US Black Maternal Health Clinic
From the Labour Conference 2019 shadow Treasury Minister Anneliese Dodds talks to Jane.
Engineers, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Music, Dementia
Magnificent women engineers, learning piano, Emmy success and coping music.
Parenting: How do you inspire your child to take up a musical instrument or learn to sing?
Jenni asks which musical instruments are the easiest for your child to learn.
Daphne Caruana Galizia inquiry, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Suzanne Ciani, Music and dementia
Daphne Caruana Galizia, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Suzanne Ciani, music and dementia.
Politics, Dementia, Mary Lindell
Esther Rutter on the knitted bikini, Sally Challen and composer Suzanne Ciani
Esther Rutter tells us about the secret feminist history of knitting.
Courtney Act, Jordan Stephens and Dan Bell discuss 'Toxic Masculinity'
What is toxic masculinity? Author Dr Sharon Blackie; Judith Gough, UK ambassador
Sharenting, Stella Creasy, Science
Jojo Moyes, Grief, Running
The Giver of Stars, Miranda Porritt, and Dame Kelly Holmes.
How should parents safeguard their children’s information online?
Women's pension ruling, young undocumented migrants, stillbirth
Ruling on women's pension age, experiences of young undocumented migrants, stillbirths.
Funmi Fetto on her new book, the lack of diversity in the beauty industry and her mission to change it
Beauty editor Funmi Fetto; older people and domestic abuse; superfans; Johana Gustawsson.
Toxic Masculinity, Women & running, Judith Gough UK Ambassador to Sweden
How the term Toxic Masculinity affects men, Women & Running, UK Ambassador Judith Gough.
Woman's Hour: Five frank and fearless moments
Deborah James & Scarlett Curtis join Jane for an insight into the Woman's Hour world.
Elaine Welteroth, Endometriosis, 150 Years at Uni
Sonita Alleyne, US Abortion, Women and Architecture
Sonita Alleyne first woman to lead Jesus College & first black leader of Oxbridge Colleges
Taking babies to protests, Abortion laws in Alabama US, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong and Simone Ibbett-Brown
Extinction Rebellion and mothers taking their babies to mass protests.
Chanel Miller, Fushsia Dunlop, Disrupt the feed
Chanel Miller, Fushsia Dunlop, safer social media feed, Bronzefield investigation
Parenting: Teens and social media
Disrupt the feed - How can parents make social media a positive experience for teenagers?
The Freedom Project: understanding domestic abuse in relationships
Domestic abuse programme, Whistle-blower Katharine Gun, Michael Rosen, Singer Beth Hart
Sonita Alleyne, Play, Beth Hart
Sonita Alleyne, Master of Jesus College Cambridge, Why we need to play, Beth Hart performs
Elizabeth Siddal and Pre-Raphaelite women, SNP Conference 2019, Faecal incontinence after childbirth
Elizabeth Siddal, faecal incontinence after childbirth, SNP Conference 2019, Sarah Phelps
Women and map reading, Faecal incontinence, Sexual desire and the menopause
The Queen's speech, the science behind finding your way, sexual desire and the menopause.
How friends help you live longer, Asbestos exposure, Women's cricket, Effie Millais
How friends help you live longer, asbestos exposure, women's cricket, Effie Millais
Parenting: The Importance of Play
The author Michael Rosen on 101 ways to get more play in your life.