Today the state pension age for women changes to 65. What are the historical reasons for the discrepancy with men? And what does the change mean for women today and in the future?
Dame Laura Cox delivered her report into the bullying and harassment of House of Commons staff last month. Yesterday MPs debated the report and Parliament's response to it. Jane talks to Andrea Leadsom, leader of the House of Commons.
18 per cent of women in the UK are child free at the age of 45, a rate that is increasing and a higher percentage than in any other country except Spain and Austria. We look at how women are making the decision and what guidance is available for women who seek help.
Trap is the second book in Icelandic author Lilja Sigurdardottir's Reykjavik Noir series. Set in a turbulent period of Iceland's recent history, during the Icelandic financial crisis, the plot includes financial shenanigans, drug barons, a mother trying to regain custody of her child and a turbulent lesbian relationship. Lilja explains why she chose not to follow a traditional crime format.
Presenter: Jane Garvey
Interviewed guest: Andrea Leadsom
Interviewed guest: Ros Altmann
Interviewed guest: Beth Follini
Interviewed guest: Dr Ginette Carpenter
Interviewed guest: Lilja Sigurdadottir
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore