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Elite rower Helen Glover, Leader Interview: Carla Denyer, Les Amazones d'Afrique

Earlier this month, the British Olympic Association announced the 42 athletes selected to...

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Graves of stillborn babies, Chaka Khan, Right wing women leaders in the EU

Up until the 1980s, stillborn babies were swiftly taken from their mothers who weren’t always...

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Paloma Faith, Leader interview: Rhun Ap Iorwerth, Parents with learning difficulties

Paloma Faith is an award-winning singer, songwriter and actor. She has released six albums,...

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Naomi Klein, Thornaby FC, folk singer-songwriter Aoife O’Donovan, author Lucy Foley

Thornaby Football Club’s committee is facing criticism after they announced that the...

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Isabella Tree, Emma Caldwell case, Baroness Delyth Morgan

Nearly 300 rapes and sexual assaults reported by sex workers during the Emma Caldwell murder...

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Plus ones, Swifties, Scotland rape rule, Long-lost siblings

Scotland's most senior law officer has asked nine of the country's judges to overturn an...

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Bat for Lashes, Women and D-Day, Author Saima Mir, Sextortion

The singer-songwriter Natasha Khan, known by her stage name Bat for Lashes, joins Anita to talk...

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Tina Fey, Ireland's first 'witch', does young farmer culture have a problem with women?

Tina Fey, a colossus of the comedy world for more than two decades, is also the creative force...

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Abandoned babies, Adventurer Alice Morrison, Being a 'BoyMum'

A newborn baby found earlier this year in East London is the third child abandoned by the same...

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Mexico election, Queenie actor, Breast milk donor

Claudia Sheinbaum will become Mexico's first woman president after an historic election win. BBC...

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FGM ban at risk in Gambia, pioneering Qawwali dentist, TV’s Queen of Books

Politicians in The Gambia are debating whether to overturn the ban on female genital mutilation....

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Weekend Woman’s Hour: British cyclist Lizzy Banks, Show-women, Love bombing, Infected blood scandal

On 28 July last year the British cyclist Lizzy Banks received an email from UK Anti Doping to say...

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Ozempic, Netball Super League, Olivier award-winner Cassidy Janson

As prescriptions for weight loss drugs in the UK increase, Woman’s Hour explores how safe online...

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Hadestown creator Anaïs Mitchell, Perfume’s Darkest Secrets, the return of Loaded magazine

Perfume’s Darkest Secrets is a new documentary about a BBC Investigation into the fragrance...

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Ruth Jones on Sister Act, Women and Renting, Couples Who Disagree About Having Children

Ruth Jones is live in the Woman’s Hour studio to talk about playing the Mother Superior in a West...

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Muses

From the Pre-Raphaelites to Picasso, Vermeer to Freud, some of the most famous Western artwork...

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Climate medal winner, India's election and women voters, celebrating composer Clara Schumann

Valérie Courtois was recently announced as the winner of the 2024 Shackleton medal for her work...

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Show-women, Women and the general election, Smartphone-free kids

There will be a general election on 4 July. Campaigning will start at the end of next week, but...

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Endurance runner Imo Boddy, love bombing, fake food artist

The endurance runner Imo Boddy has smashed the 45-year-old world record and become the fastest...

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