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Emotional Breakdowns, Crippled Feet & A Banging Head? Why Girls Nights Out Are SO Overrated

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Emotional Breakdowns, Crippled Feet & A Banging Head? Why Girls Nights Out Are SO Overrated

The thought of washing our hair, strapping on a set of false lashes and dolling ourselves up used to be a happy one. But once you hit your mid-twenties those days are well and...

14/10/2014

International Day Of The Girl: Stand Up For Girls' Rights

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Did you face issues when you were growing up? In one form or another, we all have. Think about it. Millions of girls worldwide are victims of some form of physical violence,...

11/10/2014

Is Rape Culture Something That's Taught At School?

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High school student Emma, 17, today wrote a letter to her principal stating: “School dress codes perpetuate sexism, rape culture and victim blaming. It’s time we put a stop to that...

10/10/2014

Why Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai Is So Important

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Since recovering from an attack that almost claimed her life, 17-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has achieved amazing things with her passionate activism, and was recognised...

10/10/2014

Wednesday Wisdom From Ellen Degeneres: Her Best Quotes

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Listen up! One of the most powerful women in entertainment is about to drop some wisdom! Ellen DeGeneres is the Daytime Talk Show Queen (Sorry, Tyra. You tried!). The widely...

08/10/2014

Get Out Of A Funk! 23 Ways To Have A Happy Monday

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Everyone knows Mondays suck. Period. But don't let stress and weekday drudgery ruin your week! It's time we finally reclaim our happiness and start getting motivated again -...

06/10/2014

10 Lessons in Self-confidence From Plus-size Models

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Fatphobia is everywhere in the media, but we're not down with that. Having curves doesn’t mean you’re unhealthy and loving your body doesn’t mean you’re encouraging others to...

05/10/2014

Wednesday Wisdom From Anna Wintour: Quotes and Lessons Every Woman Can Learn From

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Listen up! One of the most powerful women in fashion is about to drop some serious wisdom. Since Fashion Month has come to an end, we think it's apt to launch our Wednesday...

01/10/2014

Green Eyed With Jealousy & Hating On Life? 15 Signs You're Having A Quarter Life Crisis

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Green Eyed With Jealousy & Hating On Life? 15 Signs You're Having A Quarter Life Crisis

They say the older you get the less you care, but this couldn't be further from the truth. For us, as soon as we hit our 20s and 30s life was anything but a satisfaction. Do...

29/09/2014

The New Faces Of Feminism: The SoFeminine Men Behind The HeForShe Campaign

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The New Faces Of Feminism: The SoFeminine Men Behind The HeForShe Campaign

The men who work at sofeminine may be behind the scenes, but they're also behind the #HeForShe campaign. Following Emma Watson's incredible speech launching the HeForShe campaign...

25/09/2014

Has The Family Guy/Simpsons Rape Joke Gone Too Far?

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Although the eagerly awaited Simpsons and Family Guy crossover hasn’t hit our screens yet, the episode has already caused its fair share of controversy after the sneak peek featured...

25/09/2014

Girl Has Surgery To Get A THIRD BOOB To Make Herself 'Unattractive To Men'

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After emailing over 50 different surgeons, a woman has successfully had cosmetic surgery to give herself a third breast. Now there's a sentence we never thought we'd be writing...

22/09/2014

Emma Watson Has A Message About Feminism Everyone Needs To Hear

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News just in: Emma Watson is officially your new feminist hero. Watson was recently in New York to launch her first campaign as UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador,“HeForShe”...

22/09/2014

How To Be More Assertive At Work: 13 Hacks You Need To Know

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How To Be More Assertive At Work: 13 Hacks You Need To Know

Good things don't come to those who wait. Good things come to those who know what they want and work hard to get it. Everyone gets a little intimidated at work but if you want...

17/09/2014

The Girl Code: 23 Things Every Best Friend Should Know

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Best friends are so much more than just friends. Like sisters, they can drive you crazy, make your angry and even bring you to tears. But when you're this close it's totally...

16/09/2014

Why All Women Should Remember Reeva Steenkamp

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As the world reacts to the dramatic news that Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to 5 years for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, it's important to remember...

12/09/2014

Why You Need An iPhone 6: 20 Reasons We're Addicted To The iPhone

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The world goes mad with every iPhone launch but the iPhone 6? Well it's bigger and better than EVER. For starters it's not just the one phone - Apple are launching TWO new phones...

10/09/2014

The Naked Truth: Photographer Shows What Real Boobs Look Like Without Photoshop

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Fed up of seeing boobs that look more like perky human cannonballs than actual breasts? You might want to take a look at photographer Laura Dodsworth's new project which shows...

10/09/2014

This Is What Living With Breast Cancer Really Looks Like

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Most of us will know someone who has had breast cancer, in fact 1 in 4 of us will be diagnosed at some point in our lives. But unless you are close to the woman who's suffering...

05/09/2014

This Female Student is Carrying her Mattress Everywhere Until her Rapist is Expelled

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Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped on her first day of sophomore year at Colombia University. Since then, she has been trying to convince her faculty and college administrators...

03/09/2014