42 min

Shelly Chopra Dhar, Women's Rights in Poland, Lucy-Anne Holmes, OCD Woman's Hour

Human Rights Watch has concluded that the Polish government is putting women's rights and safety at risk. It says that since coming to power in 2015, the Law and Justice Party government has targeted women’s rights groups through raids and funding cuts, often with little warning and no clear rationale. Hillary Margolis explains their concerns. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga ( How I felt when I saw a Girl) is the first mainstream, commercial film featuring a Lesbian love story. We hear from director and co-writer, Shelly Chopra Dhar. How do you turn a memoir about living with ‘pure O’, a type of OCD which causes intrusive and disturbing thoughts, into a TV show? Pure is a new Channel 4 drama based on Rose Cartwright’s autobiography of the same name about living with the condition. Kirstie Swain, the screen writer and Charly Clive who plays Marnie, the main character discuss how they turned the book into a comedy drama. In her book Don’t Hold My Head Down, Lucy-Anne Holmes, writer and founder of the 'No More Page 3' campaign, describes her “sexual odyssey”. Disappointed by sex and uncomfortable with the porn industry, she compiled a list of things that would improve her sex life. She explains how exploring her sexuality changed her life.

Human Rights Watch has concluded that the Polish government is putting women's rights and safety at risk. It says that since coming to power in 2015, the Law and Justice Party government has targeted women’s rights groups through raids and funding cuts, often with little warning and no clear rationale. Hillary Margolis explains their concerns. Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga ( How I felt when I saw a Girl) is the first mainstream, commercial film featuring a Lesbian love story. We hear from director and co-writer, Shelly Chopra Dhar. How do you turn a memoir about living with ‘pure O’, a type of OCD which causes intrusive and disturbing thoughts, into a TV show? Pure is a new Channel 4 drama based on Rose Cartwright’s autobiography of the same name about living with the condition. Kirstie Swain, the screen writer and Charly Clive who plays Marnie, the main character discuss how they turned the book into a comedy drama. In her book Don’t Hold My Head Down, Lucy-Anne Holmes, writer and founder of the 'No More Page 3' campaign, describes her “sexual odyssey”. Disappointed by sex and uncomfortable with the porn industry, she compiled a list of things that would improve her sex life. She explains how exploring her sexuality changed her life.

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