Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


Toilets and gender equality, Domestic violence against men, Female squash player who competed as a boy

March 9th, 2016

Episode 517 of 724 episodes

Professor Clara Greed, a specialist in urban planning, on her belief that women's true position is society is reflected in its toilets and why inequality in their provision remains one of the last frontiers to be conquered. The story of Maria Toorpakai, Pakistan's top female squash player, and why she competed as a boy until the age of 16. After the conviction of Sharon Edwards for murdering her husband, we discuss domestic violence against men. Midwife Kim Morley, who specialises in supporting women with epilepsy through pregnancy, on her award as Royal College of Midwives 'mum's Midwife of the Year'.

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