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31 Ways You WILL Change In Your Twenties

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Your 20s are undoubtedly a defining part of your life. You're mature enough to wanna get your sh*t together but still young enough to get away with slacking (only just). From...

02/09/2014

These Japanese Porn Stars Are Offering Up Their Boobs For AIDS Research

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taught us that people will do ridiculous things in the name of charity, so why not squeeze a willing porn star's boobs in the name of AIDS research...

26/08/2014

Insane Quotes From Human Barbies That Prove Life Ain't So Fantastic When You Look Like Plastic

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So we've had 'Normal' and 'Entrepreneur' Barbie in the news recently, but now it's time for the slightly insane, fairly racist Human Barbies to rear their overly preened heads...

22/08/2014

22 Everyday Struggles All Neurotic Girls Go Through

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Life as a neurotic person ain't easy but when you look at it from an outside perspective, man is it hilarious. Yes, it we might be obsessive and unstable but as all mildly neurotic...

21/08/2014

Meet The Model Who Is Changing ALL The Rules: Here's What Beautiful Really Looks Like

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Meet The Model Who Is Changing ALL The Rules: Here's What Beautiful Really Looks Like

Model Nikia Phoenix is rewriting the rules about what it means to be beautiful. Strong, independent and totally unique, Nikia's stand-out looks have always set her apart from...

18/08/2014

16 Things Girls Have To Deal With That Guys Don't

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Men groping our butts, painful monthly periods and plucking out body hair from all over? Being a woman is anything but easy. In fact, we should all get medals for how much work...

13/08/2014

5 Things You Need To Know Right Now: Our Best Pins

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 5 Things You Need To Know Right Now: Our Best Pins

Wanna know what made the Sofem hall of fame? From sunshine and cider to vitamin C's amazing benefits last week was yet another week of gorgeous pins. We hope you're in a pinning...

13/08/2014

The Social Media Lie: What We Instagram vs. What Actually Happened

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The Social Media Lie: What We Instagram vs. What Actually Happened

What we put on our Instagram is a direct depiction of our oh-so amazing lives, right? Lies! Whether you're half way around the world or in your bedroom, the majority of the time...

12/08/2014

10 Badass Cartoon Characters Who'd Be Feminists In Real Life

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Spinelli. Lisa Simpson. Jane Lane. Those names will probably ring a bell for '90s girls who grew up with Saturday morning cartoons, but turns out there was a whole lot more to...

05/08/2014

Honour Based Violence: Why You Need To Remember #BritainsLostWomen

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Choice: the one word that defines our generation is often the one we take the most for granted. But what happens when that choice is brutally taken away? Karma Nirvana and Cosmop...

30/07/2014

Late Nights And Barely Breaking Even? 25 Things We Wish We Knew Before Our First Big Girl Job

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Late Nights And Barely Breaking Even? 25 Things We Wish We Knew Before Our First Big Girl Job

Lets face it, coming out of uni and prowling for jobs is nothing but easy. It takes persistence and determination (and a little bit of luck). But don't let that get you down...

25/07/2014

This Video Will Make You Rethink How You See Homelessness For Good

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Video Will Make You Rethink How You See Homelessness For Good

When most people look at that girl on the street, 9 times of out 10 they'll think a life of drugs or bad choices got her there. But just imagine you've been fired, or you're...

24/07/2014

The End Of FGM And Child Forced Marriage: What Every Woman Needs To Know About The Girl Summit

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Sometimes events happen that are so awful they seem more like the plot of a twisted horror story than real life. For millions of girls facing the threat of FGM and forced child...

23/07/2014

Watch: The Most Powerful Answers To What Women Really 'See In The Mirror'

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Watch: The Most Powerful Answers To What Women Really 'See In The Mirror'

Truth is, you don't get to see something like this very often. When John Legend released his video for 'You & I' (Nobody in the world) using 63 different women of varying race...

22/07/2014

22 Reasons Why Being A Girl Is The Best Thing Ever!

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Sure, we may be moody and over-analyse just about every situation, but being a girl certainly has its perks. Whether we're being asked our preference of wine, or boarding the...

22/07/2014

Hey, Instagram: Stop Fat-Shaming Plus-Size Women!

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Hey, Instagram: Stop Fat-Shaming Plus-Size Women!

Last week, 19-year-old Samm Newman posted a picture of herself on the popular photo-sharing app in a bra and undies. Since it's the summer, itty-bitty bikinis, booty shorts and...

16/07/2014

The Self Defence Techniques EVERY Woman Should Know

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Would you be confident enough to fight back if someone attacked you? Or would you freeze up in utter panic? Getting mugged, harassed or assaulted aren't the kinda things we wanna...

15/07/2014

No Dream Job And A Total Mess? 21 Things All Twentysomethings Need To Stop Fretting Over

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / No Dream Job And A Total Mess? 21 Things All Twentysomethings Need To Stop Fretting Over

Your twenties are are all about having fun, right? Wrong. From our own experience, your twenties are all high expectations, being way too hard on yourself and giving too much...

09/07/2014

How To Be Happy At Work: 10 Steps To A Mon-Fri High

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How To Be Happy At Work: 10 Steps To A Mon-Fri High

You're never going to be the next Lauren Conrad if you aren't happy at your 9-5. If you're feeling meh about your job, it's time for a work attitude makeover. It's important...

07/07/2014

15 Reasons Staying In Beats Going Out

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Tired of hitting the bar? Sick of your fave dish at your fave restaurant? Then it might be time to buckle down and spend some quality time at home. It's not as bad as you think it is...

04/07/2014