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Daughters estranged from their mothers, Parenting for self-esteem

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Three daughters on why they no longer see their mothers.

Daughters who no longer speak to their mothers; Partition and the legacy of trauma across three generations of women; parenting to build self-esteem in children.

Life After a traumatic event. In the first episode in a new series Abby Hollick meets three women who are all estranged from their mothers.

Inter-generational trauma: last week was the 70th anniversary of the British withdrawal from India, independence, and the partition of the subcontinent into India for Hindus and Sikhs, and Pakistan as a home for Muslims. More than 10 million people were forced to leave their homes and move to a new country. What is the long term consequences for those involved in such devastating events and what effect might there be on future generations? Kirsty Starkey speaks to Gul, Urvashi and twelve year old Aurora: grandmother, daughter and grand-daughter. What was the impact on all of them of Gul being suddenly uprooted from her home in Karachi in 1947. And Jenni speaks to Dr Lynne Jordan a Chartered psychologist who specialises in intergenerational trauma

As young people prepare for their GCSE results what happens if they are not what was expected? How can parents help their children to believe in themselves? A young person shares her struggle with low self-esteem made worse around exam time. Jenni is joined by Dr Suzi Godson and Emily Cherry of the NSPCC to offer practical tips on how best to support children with low confidence and anxiety.

Presenter: Jenni Murray

Producer: Caroline Donne.

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Presenter
Jenni Murray
Producer
Caroline Donne
Interviewed Guest
Lynne Jordan
Interviewed Guest
Suzi Godson
Interviewed Guest
Emily Cherry

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Children and anxiety, What next for Hillary Clinton?, Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Women and Scottish Gaelic folk songs

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45 minutes Available for over a year First broadcast:

What is behind a rise in childhood anxiety, and what can be done to help?

What is behind a rise in childhood anxiety, and what can be done to help? What next for Hillary Clinton and women in US politics? Plus women in science and education.

As Donald Trump is elected 45th president of the USA, what next for Hillary Clinton? Jenni speaks to Kelly Dittmar Assistant Research Professor at the Centre for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University New Jersey. She also hears about the four successful women who have made history in this election.

New Childline data from the NSPCC reports a rise in the number of children contacting them about anxiety. What is behind this reported increase and what can be done to support children and young people when it becomes a problem? With Emily Cherry, Head of Childline Young Campaigners, and Isabella Goldie of the Mental Health Foundation.

Sarah Ladipo Manyika on her novella Like a Mule Bringing Ice Cream to the Sun, and why she decided to write about a woman approaching her 75th year.

Scottish Gaellic folk songs, the women who wrote and performed them and the bawdy references that have been lost over time. With folksinger Anne Martin and Dr Peter Mackay.

The WISE Awards celebrate talented women leading the way in science, technology, maths and engineering. Jenni speaks to two nominees Linda Miller, Project Manager of Crossrail's Farringdon Station and Clare Elwell, Professor of Medical Physics at University College London.

Presenter: Jenni Murray

Producer: Caroline Donne.

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Presenter
Jenni Murray
Producer
Caroline Donne
Interviewed Guest
Kelly Dittmar
Interviewed Guest
Emily Cherry
Interviewed Guest
Isabella Goldie
Interviewed Guest
Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Interviewed Guest
Linda Miller
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Clare Elwell
Interviewed Guest
Anne Martin
Interviewed Guest
Peter Mackay

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School exclusions, Bollywood star Kajol

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Rise in school exclusions: the impact on child and parents. Plus, Bollywood megastar Kajol

The rise in state school exclusions: the impact on child and parents. Plus, Bollywood megastar Kajol, female espionage in the 17th century, and Woman's Lab goes dating.

The sharp rise in state school exclusions: what's the impact on children and parents? Jane talks to Anita, a mother whose son was permanently excluded, to Emma, a teacher from County Durham, and to Emily Cherry, Assistant Director of Policy and Public Affairs at Barnardo's.

Plus, Bollywood megastar Kajol on 25 years in Indian film.

Female espionage in the 17th century. Dutch historian Dr Nadine Akkerman shares stories of the "she-intelligencers" from her new book Invisible Agents: Women And Espionage In 17th Century Britain.

And Woman's Lab, where we take on a practical challenge - this time, it's dating. The third in our series of interviews with single women in Manchester who want our help to find love in just 36 hours. Today Gemma Cairney meets Sarah - a 67 year old woman with two grown up children who's been divorced for seven years.

Presenter: Jane Garvey

Producer: Emma Wallace.

Credits

Presenter
Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest
Emily Cherry
Interviewed Guest
Nadine Akkerman
Interviewed Guest
Gemma Cairney
Interviewed Guest
undefined Kajol
Producer
Emma Wallace

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