Woman's Hour

by BBC · · · · 35 subscribers

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world

The population of Earth has doubled since 1970 and is heading for 10 billion by 2050. That’s a lot of extra strain on the planet. Could having fewer kids be the answer? Jane Garvey wants to hear your thoughts! Would you consider having fewer kids for the greater good? Have you or someone you know decided to live a child-free life? Is Harry and Meghan’s choice to stop at two the ideal compromise? Are you someone who couldn’t ignore the urge for a third? Or is it over-consumption rather than over-population that’s the real issue? Call 03700 100 444 or …


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Older Episodes

Maggie Oliver, Alison Rayner Quintet & Mixed Weight Dating
Shohreh Bayat, senior chess referee; Anne Bronte; sexual desire; Francesca Wade.
What's behind children telling lies, and when should parents be concerned?
Maggie Oliver; Alison Rayner Quintet; the history of the breast; and shortbread.
Stormont Women, A Friend's Death, Mixed-Weight Dating
Under-age cosmetic surgery, housing for women, and the Labour leadership.
We want to hear your thoughts about the 'stepping back' of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.
Christine Keeler from 2001, snowplough parents and why women love fiction.
Sexual Violence in Conflict, Rosamund Lupton, How Fat Feels
Reappraising Christine Keeler; Leah Penniman; Alice Guy Blache and Women's Sexual Health.
Do snowplough parents remove true grit?
Male rape; 'How Fat Feels'; Snowplough parents
Update from a listener, first featured in 2018, talking about how it feels to be fat.
Highlights from the Woman's Hour week including Edna O'Brien and Women In Law
Concussion in women, Age of criminal responsibility, Why women read fiction
DJ Lucy Edwards on her Radio 1 debut. Civil partnerships for all couples.
What are the pros and cons of using location sharing apps as a family?
Children lying; Australia: caring in challenging circumstances; Addiction; Catherine Gray;
Teenage cancer and fertility, Anne Longfield, Elsie Widdowson, and location- sharing apps.