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The programme that offers a female perspective on the world
Chef Marie Mitchell. NUS President Larissa Kennedy. The real Audrey Hepburn. Power List: Our Planet
Chef Marie Mitchell. NUS President Larissa Kennedy. The real Audrey Hepburn.
The Crown, Diana and a New Generation
Diana's impact on young people, universities minister Michelle Donelan, and outliving mum.
Weekend Woman's Hour - Ozlem Cekic, The Crown, Lockdown Bickering
Ozlem Cekic on confronting racists, The Crown, Bickering in lockdown.
Bonus podcast: The Conversation 100 Women
Jane Garvey introduces a panel discussion with inspirational women from around the world
Women and underpaid state pensions, Women's emotional labour at Christmas, Female footballers and dementia
Who are the women who are receiving underpaid state pensions?
Women's innovation in tech; Working in retail; Valerie's Life in Shoes
Sparking a love of nature; the Keira Bell judgement; Evil women; US female voters
Sparking a love of nature, the Keira Bell judgement, evil women, US female voters.
Is Joint Enterprise being used unjustly? A career in virology. A true crime quest. My life in shoes
Is the continued use of Joint Enterprise unjust? A career in virology. My life in shoes.
Festive drinks, Post-partum psychosis, Outliving your mum.
How to make the perfect festive drinks, Post-partum psychosis, Outliving your mum.
Working in retail; Sparking a love of nature; Women’s innovation in tech; Women and underpaid state pensions, Evil women
Women and retail; Sparking a love of nature; Women in tech
Ladies' Loos, Family Secrets, Dame Stephanie Shirley
Gail Bradbrook: co-founder of Extinction Rebellion
Co-founder of XR, Gail Bradbrook; Prof Sasha Roseneil; Men & make-up; Dick, Kerr's ladies.
Brexit negotiations, Parenting a shy child, Cook the Perfect with Claire Thomson
Who is European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen?
Puberty blockers - parents' reaction, Pottery, Power List : Diane Gilpin, A Girl from Mogadishu - Ifrah Ahmed
Puberty blockers - Parents' reaction
Ockenden Review, Puberty Blockers, Student Sex Work Policy
Weekend Woman's Hour: Dame Stephanie 'Steve' Shirley, Make-up for Men & the benefits of working with Clay
Dame Stephanie 'Steve' Shirley, make-up for men, and clay.
Kalena Bovell, conductor; Family Secrets, Sustainable Fashion
Online Harms Bill, Food and Class, Talking about Climate Change
The long-delayed Online Harms Bill, aimed at holding tech firms to account.
A Strictly Come Dancing Special with Shirley Ballas.
Franny Armstrong and climate comedy, Violence against women and girls, Women with learning disabilities and employment
Climate comedy with environmental filmmaker Franny Armstrong.
Sharon D Clarke; Gender bias in school books; Outliving your mum - Claire's Story
The Olivier award-winning actor on a new role as narrator of a star-studded online panto.
Sharon D Clarke, Food and class prejudice, Gender stereotypes
Sharon D Clarke on her role in Peter Pan, and a study into gender stereotypes.
Black Narcissus - Amanda Coe, Cerys Matthews & Liz Berry, Xmas coping strategies, Power List Carolyn Cobbold,
Black Narcissus - the story of a group of Anglo-Catholic nuns.
Being diagnosed with ASD at 27; Parlour songs; Child protection conferences
One woman's experience of being diagnosed as autistic aged 27.
Oti Mabuse, Domestic Abuse and Kinship Care, Quarry Bank Cotton Mill, Samantha Evans, Fire fighter.
Tracy-Ann Oberman plays Katherine Hepburn on NYE on R4
Actor/writer Tracy-Ann Oberman, Stella Creasy MP, food writer Kate Young, Hollie McNish.
Christmas Day on Joy
Christmas Day with Jane Garvey and guests talking about Joy.
Oti Mabuse's second Strictly win; Virtual child protection conferences; Liz Berry's poetry
The Strictly reigning champion on how she got Bill Bailey to victory.
Women and Space: Nasa's Holly Ridings, the psychology of space travel, Rocket Women and the cultural significance of space
Nasa's chief flight director Holly Ridings tells Jane about flying women to the moon.
The conversations we need to be having about getting older.
Looking back on a momentous year & Jane Garvey's last programme
Jane speaks to listeners about birth, Long Covid, relationships and death during 2020.
Women and the Archers: how farming has changed, female scriptwriters, the role of gossip and future characters.
Woman’s Hour celebrates the 70th anniversary of The Archers.
A farewell to Jane Garvey, Women on the moon, Ageing well
As Jane Garvey leaves Woman's Hour after 13 years, we remember her funniest moments.
Emma Barnett presents Woman's Hour with Imelda Staunton, Mel C, Jeremy Hunt and Richard Ratcliffe
Emma Barnett with Imelda Staunton, Mel C, Jeremy Hunt and Richard Ratcliffe
The Closure of Schools, Ghosted by Mum, Naked Walkers
The handling and impact of the closure of schools.
#MeToo - the victories, the criticisms and the unintended consequences
#Me Too - the victories, the criticisms and the unintended consequences.
Carol Ann Duffy, Women and US riots, Tree Activist Maria Gallastegui and Scottish Judicial Review on Definition of Woman
The poet Carol Ann Duffy and the activist who tried to save The Happy Man tree.
Singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone. Lockdown family pressures. BPAS not for profit IVF Clinic.
Singer-songwriter Holly Humberstone. Lockdown family pressures. BPAS new IVF Clinic.
Weekend Woman's Hour - Holly Humberstone, #metoo & Imelda Staunton as the Queen
Holly Humberstone, one year on from #metoo, Imelda Staunton as the Queen.
Bullied by my kids; Alexandra Heminsley; Healthcare workers on the frontline
Where can parents living with violent children turn for help?
Young women and vaccines; Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi; Lisa Montgomery, Death Row, Sex and the City
Debbie McGee and Dr Naomi Paxton, author Angie Thomas, Nurse Sarah Link who lived in a caravan for 9 months to protect her mum
Emma Barnett talks to Debbie McGee and Dr Naomi Paxton, author Angie Thomas & Sarah Link
Adult crushes, Identifying migrants lost at sea, Kishwer Falkner and the EHRC
Have you ever had an adult crush?
Wonder Woman at 80; Virginity tests; Bridgerton; Choked Up
As a new Wonder Woman film is released, we look at the ultimate female superhero's story.
Weekend Woman's Hour - Healthcare workers on the frontline, Debbie McGee and Naomi Paxton, virginity testing
Healthcare workers on the frontline, Debbie McGee and Naomi Paxton, virginity testing.
Lana Clarkson, Cosmetic Fillers, Confessions of a Duchess, Debut novel Girl A
Lana Clarkson, and the prevalence of bodged fillers and what can be done about it.
Ballerinas & Babies, Working From Home Safely, Delayed Smear Tests
Ballerinas having babies, working from home and domestic violence, delayed smear tests.
Clemency Burton-Hill, V&A African fashion exhibition, Liverpool Mayor Wendy Simon, Presidential Inauguration.
Clemency Burton-Hill's first interview after suffering a brain haemorrhage last year.
Katie Price talks about her son, Harvey
Katie Price & Harvey; Family Courts & Marital Rape Review; Christine McAnea, Unison
Managing Money, Domestic Violence and Housing, Bad Bridgets
We investigate the lack of suitable housing for women escaping domestic violence
Broadcaster Clemency Burton-Hill on learning to speak again. Plus Katie Price talks about her son Harvey.
Broadcaster Clemency Burton-Hill on learning to speak again following a brain haemorrhage.
Jane Goodall; Female cabinet ministers on TV; Coercive control
The world famous expert on chimpanzees and conservation Jane Goodall speaks to Emma.
Women and Gambling. Interim Mayor of Liverpool Wendy Simon. True Stories from a Life in Forensic Medicine
Women and gambling addiction.
Rhod Gilbert on male fertility; teenage girls and social media; and talking to children about the Holocaust
Rhod Gilbert on male fertility, and talking to children about the Holocaust.
Samantha Cameron; Rape cases - legal challenge to the CPS; Rachael Burford on Girls' Rugby
Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire.
Can the way we breathe change our mental and physical health?
Weekend Woman's Hour - Samantha Cameron; Rhod Gilbert on male fertility; Afro hair and discrimination
Samantha Cameron, Rhod Gilbert on male fertility, afro hair and discrimination.
Susannah Constantine, How Work Fits into your Life
Do you love your job but work for next to nothing? Have we been sold a myth?
Dolly Parton, Women In Prison
Dolly Parton and She Come By It Natural. More facilities for women in prison.
Singer Arlo Parks, Suzanne Heywood on the legacy of her husband Jeremy Heywood and Journalist Nadine White
Arlo Parks, Suzanne Heywood on the legacy of her husband Jeremy Heywood & Nadine White.
Harassment when training, Zara Mohammed, Marie McCourt
Women's voices and women's lives - topical conversations to inform, challenge and inspire
Wrestling star Aleah James, Jackie Weaver, Indian farmers, Julia Kogan and nominations for the Golden Globes
Anita Rani & wrestling star Aleah James, Jackie Weaver, Indian farmers & the Golden Globes
Weekend Woman's Hour: Arlo Parks performs, Susannah Constantine and alcoholism & internet sensation Jackie Weaver
Arlo Parks, Susannah Constantine and Jackie Weaver.
Can all nurseries survive the pandemic?; Forced marriage; Re-creating the Bayeux tapestry
We examine how falling demand has put some early years providers under threat.
The women at the centre of the new drama 'It's a Sin'. Plus a look at the gendered economic impact of covid.
The women at the centre of the drama 'It's a Sin' set in London during the Aids crisis.
Sailor Pip Hare. Children and puberty blockers. Stalking slogans on Valentines Day Cards
Sailor Pip Hare. Children and puberty blockers. Stalking slogans on Valentine Day cards.
Children's Minister Vicky Ford; Scottish Care Homes; Novelist Daisy Buchanan
Inquiry launched into NHS maternity 'systemic racism'
'Systemic racism' in NHS maternity;Marriage bureau; teenage mental health; Thomas Hardy;
Weekend Woman's Hour: Alleged systemic racism in NHS maternity, Care homes, It's a Sin
Alleged systemic racism in NHS maternity, care homes and Channel 4 drama It's a Sin.
Losing a friend to suicide, Period pants, The release of Loujain al-Hathloul
A year after Caroline Flack's death we talk about grief with one of her close friends.
Mums at breaking point...
Struggles to juggle family and career, Seymour Platt, Christine Keeler's son, 'mini pill'
Mary Beard on witches, The Salmond Inquiry, Vulva anxiety in teenage girls
Emma Barnett presents Woman's Hour with Mary Beard, Sarah Smith and news on vulva anxiety.
Harry Dunn's Mum, Broken Hearts, TikTok Twins
Zara McDermott & Baroness Morgan on Revenge Porn, The "Good Enough" mother, & Mehreen Baig on Covid 19 Jab campaign
Zara McDermott & Baroness Morgan, Dr Angela Joyce & Dr Tracey Jensen and Mehreen Baig.
Weekend Woman's Hour: Women at breaking point, Revenge porn, The term 'witch'
Women at breaking point, revenge porn, and the use of the term 'witch'.
Women in Jazz, What women think about during sex, Japan: Women in meetings, One punch assaults.
Leadership and the effect of Covid-19 on leadership styles, Sex, Gender & the Census, Breast Reduction
Have leadership styles changed because of Covid-19?
Surrogacy and Single Fatherhood
Single fatherhood & surrogacy; Reproductive health; Virtual Parliament; Talking periods.
Buying sperm online. Author Julie Ma. Vintage wedding photos
Buying sperm online. Finding the couples in vintage wedding photos. Author Julie Ma.
Weekend Woman's Hour - Camila Batmanghelidjh, Surrogacy, Women in Jazz
Camila Batmanghelidjh, Surrogacy and single fatherhood, Women in Jazz.
Lockdown Hair, 'Red Wall' Mums, Greek Goddesses
We hear from mums in the 'Red Wall' seats about plans to cut short summer holidays.
Afghan women and the current peace talks
Afghan women, older women actors and paid bereavement leave.