Woman's Hour

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Victoria Pendleton, Feeding elderly people, Sex educator Emily Nagoski

March 14th, 2016

Episode 520 of 728 episodes

There is no such thing as a sex drive, according to American sex educator, Emily Nagoski. Nagoski joins Jane to explain and advise on women's sexuality as described in her book, Come As You Are. BBC1 documentary Behind Closed Doors follows three cases of male on female domestic violence as they are dealt with by the Thames Valley Police Domestic Abuse Teams. Jane speaks to the director of the documentary and a detective superintendent from the Domestic Abuse Team. Getting elderly relatives to eat can be stressful and time consuming for the carer. Lesley Carter of the Malnutrition Task Force and Kathryn, a listener who cares for her mother with dementia, join Jane. Olympic gold-medal winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton has swapped one saddle for another and will be riding in one of jump racing's biggest annual events, the Cheltenham Festival. Journalist Khloud Waleed talks about her work running an underground newspaper in Syria that has led to an international award in recognition of her courage and determination.

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