BBC Woman's Hour

BBC Woman's Hour


http://bbc.co.uk/womanshour @BBCRadio4 programme. Informing, entertaining, surprising. Join us at 10am weekdays, 4pm Sat. Presented by @whjm and @janegarvey1.

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“We’re not supposed to be happy all the time, we’re human… but you can make your day better if you engage in happiness as an activity." ? ? @cathgraywrites  implores us to celebrate the everyday ??️✨?

Apparently today's the day many of us will ditch our resolutions and good intentions for 2020 ✨ Give yours a boost with this TOP advice on creating good habits that last ? with behaviour change specialist @drheathermckee  ? #youcandoit  #intentions 

What do Dorothy L Sayers, H.D., Jane Harrison, Eileen Power and Virginia Woolf have in common? They all struggled to live, love and above all work independently in the early 20th century. @francescawade  on her biography of these exceptional women.

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Are you considering having fewer children to help save the planet? Or do you think there are better solutions to the world’s climate problems? @EatSleepCycle  and @ProfSarahHarper  join us. Call us now with your thoughts on 03700 100 444:

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Have you heard of the 'double discrimination' facing black children with autism? Author Pam Aculey@likemestories  and Vanessa Bobb CEO @A2ndVoice  discuss

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Fifty years on from the 1st Women’s Liberation Conference, what bought around 900 women to the latest gathering? We discuss with @sophiescott  and @HJJoyceEcon  #WomensLib2020 

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Choreographer @CathyRMarston  on why her new ballet The Cellist, based on the life and work of Jacqueline du Pré, was such a personal journey @RoyalOperaHouse : 🎭

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Our ENTIRE programme is dedicated to the one and only #phoebewallerbridge  tomorrow. Don’t miss @whjm ’s in-depth interview with the creator of @fleabag 

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We’re so excited 😆 for #PhoebeWallerBridge  on religion, feminism, sexual fluidity, #killingeve  and of course… the ‘Hot Priest’ 😉 👂 Don't miss it! 😳 This morning at 10: (Photo: BBC/Two Brothers/Luke Varley)

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How friends of 17 year old Ellie Gould, who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend last May, are campaigning for self-defence classes to be part of the national curriculum: 📻

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? Are you in need of some advice? Well, you're in luck - Edith Eger is a 91 year old Auschwitz survivor who has a thing or two to tell you about living your best life. Here are her 4 top tips ? You can watch more videos ? ? #treatyoself 

Happy International Women's Day! ????We asked some of our favourite women to share their role models to celebrate #IWD2018  ?? #pressforprogress  (More videos here ? ? )

Happy #InternationalWomensDay  one and all! As we celebrate #IWD2017  here's how that gender pay gap is looking around the world...

This morning @constanzahola  talked to Jane about the situation in Chile. We heard a clip from comedian @ValdebenitoNata , one of the leading female voices during the protests. You can hear more from her on #BBCCulturalFrontline  this weekend:

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"I discharged myself because of how bad things were". Why are black women five times more likely to die as a result of complications in pregnancy than white women? Catch up with our special programme ?

Black women in the UK are now five times more likely to die as a result of complications in pregnancy than white women. Today we ask why. And Remi Sade, @CandiceAboderin  and many others bravely share their experiences.

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