With Jane Garvey. Including John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury on their first collaborative book, Women of Zimbabwe Arise and whose room is it when children go to university? Show more
Presented by Jenni Murray. What difference did the 1968 Dagenham women's strike make? Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero improvises live and Gauguin's relationship with women. Show more
Presented by Jane Garvey. The women whose struggle for equal pay is told in the film Made in Dagenham, and Josceline Dimbleby on spicing up cooking in the seventies. Show more
Presented by Jane Garvey. Cyndi Lauper on her new album of blues music, families after divorce, Helen Castor on Medieval Queens and we discuss how being wrong is often right. Show more
Presented by Jane Garvey. David Tennant; Arlene Phillips; Ingrid Betancourt; your views on child benefit; and music from Marina and the Diamonds. Show more
Presented by Jane Garvey. Including the original IT girl Tara Palmer Tomkinson; Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter; children and hand washing; and new laws affecting women in Kenya. Show more
Actor Sarah Jessica Parker on Wyoming, her new twins and why Carrie Bradshaw means so much to women. Plus, why is there an increase in the number of women who are gambling?
With Jane Garvey. Including Helen Skelton on kayaking up the Amazon; Lynda Bellingham on being adopted; should the burka be banned? Show more
Woman's Hour examines whether parents should be obligated to disclose that their children were conceived by donor sperm. Plus, Maggi Hambling, and fashion for older women.
Children's author Jill Murphy on her career. Plus, can the popularity of a leader's partner influence the success of the leader?
A special programme on the mother-daughter relationship. What do we think of the legacy of our mothers and what expectations do we have for our own daughters?
Will DIY smear kits encourage more women to test for cervical cancer? Plus, costume designer Sandy Powell on her third Oscar, and the first female pilot of Apache helicopters.
Woman's Hour looks at the enduring appeal of Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. Plus, should the 'legal high' mephedrone be banned? And has the simple pleasure gone out of gift giving?
Presented by Jenni Murray. Women in South Sudan; should students with good GCSE results follow an academic or vocational route; Air Hostesses' uniforms; the demise of She magazine. Show more
Jane Garvey talks swimming with killer whales, the situation for women in Somalia and the reality of being a stay-at-home dad. Plus, Loretta Ables Sayres of musical South Pacific. Show more
As Anne Hathaway's new film One Day opens, how does a beautiful woman play a plain one? Plus Miriam O'Reilly on ageism in TV. Presented by Jane Garvey. Show more
Presented by Jane Garvey. Eliza Manningham-Buller, Sue Johnston, cuts to budgets for gifted and talented children, history of aviation, Byronic heroes, stay-at-home dads. Show more
Jane Garvey goes urban foraging with Alys Fowler, school wars - the future of education, music from Ayana Witter Johnson, cuts to school buses. Show more
With Jane Garvey. Kids and food allergies; 9/11 survivor Vanessa Lawrence; is women's fiction an outdated niche? Plus Women in Business - getting the right name for your company. Show more