Woman's Hour

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WHNews: Women in Nigeria; Gender & Pain; Disliking child's friends

February 25th, 2015

Episode 153 of 985 episodes

A new film, Cake, starring Jennifer Aniston explores what it’s like to live with chronic pain. Chronic pain affects more women than men but are women treated sympathetically by medical practitioners, or are they more likely to suffer in silence? Also, what are the challenges facing women in Nigeria as Boko Haram continues its campaign of terror there; and is it OK not to like your children's friends? We remember Claudia Jones, who started one of the UK's first black newspapers; and get the latest on the reaction in Turkey to the recent brutal rape and murder of a 20 year old female student.

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