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The roller coaster of IVF and how you make the decision to stop if it isn't working

May 29th, 2015

Episode 253 of 760 episodes

Approx 550-western women have joined Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, the youngest aged just 13 years old. But is the idea that young women are joining to become 'jihadi brides' a myth ? Why agriculture needs more women. Drawing the line - the roller coaster of IVF and how you make the decision to stop if it isn't working. Plus Sophia Burley who founded the charity "Women on the Front Line" to help make a difference to the lives of women involved in prostitution. And tackling sexual abuse on campus., why the University of the West of England is trialling a Bystander Intervention Initiative, course for first year students. The government is recommending the course to universities across the UK, but should all new students have to take part?

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