Woman's Hour

BBC Radio 4

Health, Kids & Family, News & Politics

The programme that offers a female perspective on the world


WHNews: Wild Oats Project; Women and Chess; Family secrets from the Holocaust;

April 21st, 2015

Episode 203 of 985 episodes

Should women just accept they are not as good at chess because they are 'hardwired differently'? We ask if there is any scientific basis for this claim. Robin Rinaldi on her midlife quest for passion and a year of exploring everything she ever wondered about sex in an open marriage. Pioneering Pakistani feminist and lawyer Hina Jilani on her campaign for women's rights in her country and founding Pakistan's first all- female law firm. How the discovery of a hidden suitcase allowed a Holocaust survivor to open up to her daughter about her traumatic childhood. And with summer on its way, do men as well as women worry about getting into shape for the beach?

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