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Thought This Was Going To Be Amazing. And Empowering. Instead I Just Want It To Stop.

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Thought This Was Going To Be Amazing. And Empowering. Instead I Just Want It To Stop.

Feminism is a good thing. Fact. This video is a bad thing. Fact. Watch and learn what happens when BuzzFeed try to take the well-loved listicle and turn it into a video. It just...

12/02/2014

Victoria's Secret? Making mums breastfeed their babies in alleyways

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Victoria's Secret? Making mums breastfeed their babies in alleyways

When you see Victoria’s Secret, what do you think of? Beautiful lingerie? And breasts. Every lingerie ad features the beauty of the female figure, hell, the brand positively...

11/02/2014

If men were women - is THIS how they would feel? French film exposes ingrained sexism

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / If men were women - is THIS how they would feel? French film exposes ingrained sexism

Have you ever wondered what life might be like if men were women and women were men? French director Eleonore Pourrait has created a short film imagining just that. Her film...

10/02/2014

Go to the pub! And other secrets of how to network like a pro

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Go to the pub! And other secrets of how to network like a pro

Most of us cringe a little bit when we hear the word "networking", but the truth is, making useful contacts is the one definitive, tried and true way to progress in any career...

07/02/2014

FGM: The Government Finally Fights Back Against Female Genital Mutilation

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / FGM: The Government Finally Fights Back Against Female Genital Mutilation

Today marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - a harrowing tradition that affects as many as 66,000 women in the UK. After thousands...

06/02/2014

I did that! How boasting can boost your career

Home / Women in Focus / Career / I did that! How boasting can boost your career

Are you done putting all your time and energy into the company and not being recognized for your achievements? Are the rungs on your career ladder ever further out of reach?...

06/02/2014

Making A Stand Aginst FGM: Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Making A Stand Aginst FGM: Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

The 6th February marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, more commonly known as FGM. This refers to the destructive removal or partial removal...

06/02/2014

WATCH: Disney Channel welcomes its first same-sex couple on ‘Good Luck Charlie’

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / WATCH: Disney Channel welcomes its first same-sex couple on ‘Good Luck Charlie’

And now, the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the first Disney-affiliated same-sex couple! In the next to last episode of the popular Disney Channel sitcom Good Luck Charlie...

30/01/2014

Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' inspires all-female theatre show

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' inspires all-female theatre show

With lyrics like ‘you’re an animal’ and ‘I know you want it’ it’s no surprise people are still riled by Robyn Thicke’s sexist song of the summer. The Blurred Lines video has...

29/01/2014

Entrepreneur explains why we should invest in women

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Entrepreneur explains why we should invest in women

Yann Borgstedt is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Womanity foundation. He believes in the potential of women and how investing in their futures can help change...

27/01/2014

One girl explains sexual objectification in the best way possible. Now we’re angry.

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / One girl explains sexual objectification in the best way possible. Now we’re angry.

It's a sickening fact but sexual objectification is everywhere. But it's got so bad that most of us don't even realise when it's happening. It's affecting our relationships,...

24/01/2014

7 signs women aren't accepted in sports: Beth Tweddle faces sexist abuse during Twitter chat

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 7 signs women aren't accepted in sports: Beth Tweddle faces sexist abuse during Twitter chat

Beth Tweddle found herself at the centre of Twitter abuse when she was invited to do a real time Twitter chat on SkySportsNews. From the inane to the insulting the Olympic medallist...

21/01/2014

How to apply for a job: From the perfect CV to the ultimate interview

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How to apply for a job: From the perfect CV to the ultimate interview

Landing your dream job isn't something that happens overnight, it takes a whole lot paperwork and prep beforehand and that's where a lot of candidates come unstuck. We got talking...

16/01/2014

These Are The Women Inspiring Us In 2016

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / These Are The Women Inspiring Us In 2016

A good impression can come in a variety of different forms. Perhaps it's a big gesture or a simple act of kindness that make us stop and say, 'You're a good soul." There are...

08/01/2014

How to save up money: Five saving secrets

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How to save up money: Five saving secrets

It’s that time of year again. After all the fun of the holidays comes the realisation of just how much money you spent on gifts and travelling. But don’t let the harsh reality...

07/01/2014

Dealing with debt: Solutions for personal finance

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Dealing with debt: Solutions for personal finance

Mortgage, credit cards, energy bills, student loans - money really does make the world go round and when your outgoings exceed your income you could find yourself in a downwards...

03/01/2014

Understanding Clare's Law: Can it protect women from domestic violence?

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Understanding Clare's Law: Can it protect women from domestic violence?

We've been pretty pleased to hear that Clare's Law, a pilot-scheme designed to protect people from domestic violence is being rolled out across the nation after succeeding its...

03/01/2014

She's back! The Evolution of Wonder Woman

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / She's back! The Evolution of Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman is arguably the most famous super heroine of all time. With her badass attitude, her hot and healthy body, not to mention all her cool toys, she is the one character...

19/12/2013

The spend savvy gal: 8 best apps to help with money management

Home / Women in Focus / Career / The spend savvy gal: 8 best apps to help with money management

If saving money isn't your style or the thought of sifting through the weekend papers to bag the latest deals makes you cringe, then look to no further than, well, your smartphone...

19/12/2013

6 of The Best Ways to Give Something Back this Holiday Season

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 6 of The Best Ways to Give Something Back this Holiday Season

Holiday season means all kinds of things; parties, presents, food and family. But while we're reminded of our many blessings in life, in order to get that warm and fuzzy Christmas...

13/12/2013