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Three women win Nobel Peace Prize 2011

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Three women win Nobel Peace Prize 2011

This year's Nobel Peace Prize 2011 has been awarded to three pacifist activists and defenders of women's rights: Three women win Nobel Peace Prize 2011 Ellen Johnson Sirleaf...

10/10/2011

Girls rule: Women have more fun with the girls

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Girls rule: Women have more fun with the girls

Girls night out or sofa snuggling with your man? Be honest. We know which one we'd have more fun doing this Saturday night - and we're not alone! Girls rule: Women have more...

07/09/2011

British women's bad bedroom habits revealed

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / British women's bad bedroom habits revealed

The summer may be drawing to a close but for many women the damage of holiday flings and steamy foam party hook-ups is already done. British women's bad bedroom habits revealed A...

07/09/2011

British women spend £100,000 on makeup in lifetime

Home / Women in Focus / Career / British women spend £100,000 on makeup in lifetime

We all like our lipgloss, concealer and bronzer, but even we didn't realise that our make-up habit could add up to £100,000 over the course of a lifetime. British women...

29/07/2011

Women want GPs to pick up on domestic violence

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Women want GPs to pick up on domestic violence

According to a new study by the University of Bristol, the women who experience domestic violence want their GPs to raise their concerns with them. Women want GPs to pick up...

14/07/2011

Work for yourself - get your small business online

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Work for yourself - get your small business online

Using the internet to your own advantage is one of the most important lessons to learn in your professional life... especially if you work for yourself or have started a small...

29/11/2010

How to deal with redundancy

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How to deal with redundancy

Redundancy can seem like a pretty scary word, one that no-one wants to hear. But unfortunately in this financial and economic climate, redundancy is a word that a lot of us might...

16/09/2010

Get rid of the bad atmosphere in your office

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Get rid of the bad atmosphere in your office

The most common cause of a bad day at work is not the busy commute, a nightmare boss or irate customers – it’s a negative workplace atmosphere. 54% of Brits surveyed...

07/09/2010

Topless campaign for women's right to bare all

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Topless campaign for women's right to bare all

Go Topless campaign We're all for equality but we had to raise an eyebrow when we heard topless LA 'feminists' revealed all at Venice Beach, as part of their campaign to sunbathe...

25/08/2010

Wave goodbye to the WAGs

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Wave goodbye to the WAGs

WAGS - are they good role models? While WAGs appear to be living the dream, it's time to wake up and face reality. WISPs (women who are inspiring, successful and powerful) are...

16/07/2010

Germany: towards gender parity on boards

Home / Women in Focus / Women in Business / Germany: towards gender parity on boards

After Norway in 2003, Spain in 2007 and France in early 2010, Germany is now calling for legislation which will see more parity on boards of directors. Towards male/female parit...

15/06/2010

Sofeminine's Privacy Policy

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PRIVACY POLICY sofeminine.co.uk and aufeminin.com We, SOFEMININE.CO.UK LIMITED and auFeminin.com SA (together, referred to as “SoFeminine") are committed to protecting and respe...

14/06/2010

Registering and voting: everything you need to know

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Registering and voting: everything you need to know

The general election is fast approaching, and 20 April (Tuesday) is the last day to register if you want to vote on 6 May. Not sure how to do register? Can’t remember whether...

16/04/2010

Fair trade

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The term 'fair trade' has been around for several years now: fair trade coffee, clothing, bananas, etc... most of us know a bit about the products but not a lot about the principles...

29/03/2010

How To Successfully Negotiate A Pay Rise

Home / Women in Focus / Career / How To Successfully Negotiate A Pay Rise

Do you feel underpaid? If so, now is the time to bring up the question of a pay rise. With our tips, you will be perfectly equipped for the negotiation! The company's (financial)...

16/03/2010

International Women's Day: top female motorsport personalities celebrate at Silverstone

Home / Women in Focus / Career / International Women's Day: top female motorsport personalities celebrate at Silverstone

There aren't many sports in which women get to compete side by side with men. Motorsports happens to be one such sport but with women making up only 8% of all registered licence...

08/03/2010

Maternity leave may be extended to 20 weeks full pay

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Maternity leave may be extended to 20 weeks full pay

New mothers could soon be entitled to 20 weeks maternity leave on full pay. A committee of the European Parliament passed draft legislation that would extend paid maternity...

05/03/2010

Campaign aims to boost recruitment of social workers

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Campaign aims to boost recruitment of social workers

Sadie Frost, Michelle Ryan and Emilia Fox are among celebrities lending their acting skills to a new campaign aimed at highlighting the role of social workers and boosting recrui...

25/08/2009

Controlling your moods

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Bust-up with your other half? Call from the banker? Stuck in traffic again? It’s not easy to keep your cool in these types of situations, but you need to learn how to control...

22/01/2009

Chronopsychology

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Varying tasks, taking regular breaks – you've heard it all before, but did you know that this type of sensible advice comes from chronopsychology? Chronopsychology is a type...

22/01/2009