Woman's Hour

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Nawal El Saadawi; HRT - how to decide whether to take it or not

October 23rd, 2015

Episode 398 of 985 episodes

Egyptian, feminist and writer, Nawal El Saadawi on continuing to speak out against female oppression and still being politically active at 83; Making a decision to take HRT or not can be a confused process. Consultant gynaecologist, and past chair of the British Menopause Society, Mr Tim Hillard discusses the research and specialist in women's health, GP, Dr Sarah Gray illustrates how she helps women to make a choice. Women's Prize for Fiction, Best of the Best: Daisy Goodwin, Chair of Judges in 2009 discusses that year's winner 'The Lacuna' by Barbara Kingsolver; Bethan Lewis, BBC Wales political reporter, reports from Plaid Cymru Annual Conference on what they are offering women voters ahead of next year's assembly elections ; Julia Medforth has launched a campaign to save the damson. We hear why.

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