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New Mum Shares Honest Photos Of Her Post-Baby Belly In A Bid To Help Women Embrace Theirs

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / New Mum Shares Honest Photos Of Her Post-Baby Belly In A Bid To Help Women Embrace Theirs

Learning the ropes, running on no sleep, up to your eyeballs in nappies - becoming a mum is hard enough without the added pressure of losing the baby weight and bouncing back...

This Powerful Photo Series Shows The Raw Suffering Of Sexual Assault Survivors

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Convicted sex offender Brock Turner was released from prison earlier this week after having served just three months of his six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious...

Strong Is Sexy: Serena Williams' Inspiring Message About Body Shaming

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Despite her exceptional sporting success and her incredible physique, Serena Williams is still often criticised for her athletic appearance. We know, go figure! But she's here...

WikiHow Taught Me How To Be A Good Feminist

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Today is International Women's Day. It's a day to celebrate women, our achievements, and everything we stand for. It's about standing up for feminism. But what is feminism, what...

Model Rejected By Agent Because of Her Hips Becomes Face of Global Lingerie Brand

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Iskra Lawrence is a woman we love. With over 1 million Instagram followers, she celebrates her incredible curves and inspires fans everywhere with her undoctored images and the...

These Are The Women Inspiring Us In 2016

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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 plenty...

What This Husband Wrote About His Wife's Work As A Trauma Nurse Is Incredible

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Bobby Wesson had an incredible response after posting a picture of his wife cuddling their toddler on Facebook along with an explanation about his wife's experiences as a trauma nurse...

This Victoria's Secret Photoshop Fail Might Be The Worst Yet

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It's not the first and it probably won't be the last time the Victoria's Secrets photoshop team screws up. The brand is known for its liberal use of airbrushing but this time...

Campaign aims to boost recruitment of social workers

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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 recruitment...

Managing money

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Money can't buy you happiness but it can definitely contribute! It's important to know how to manage your money, bills, everyday and unexpected expenses. Here's our guide to avoiding...

Public speaking

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Presenting a project in front of your colleagues, a speech at a wedding or chairing a debate at work? Need to address an audience? Don’t panic! Even the best public speakers have...

Writing a cover letter

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Your cover letter introduces you to recruiters and helps them decide whether or not they're interested, so it needs to be perfect. Here’s some advice on writing a convincing cover...

Reviews and appraisals

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More and more companies conduct reviews or appraisals, and these are important dates in your work calendar. It brings manager and employee together once a year to discuss progress...

Body language

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A warm, persuasive voice and wide-ranging vocabulary aren't all you need to charm your way around people: according to research 55% of communication is transmitted by body language...

How to manage conflict at work

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Stress, misunderstanding, disagreement, different points of view, rivalry...tension in the workplace is pretty common! Before a situation gets out of control, it’s important to...

Disney Princesses Used In Powerful Rape Awareness Campaign

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The fact that over 40% of sexually assaulted minors have been abused by a family member is not a statistic that sits comfortably with anyone. One artist, who was motivated after...

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...

The World Sings for Maya Angelou, 1928-2014: Quotes To Remember Her By

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The World Sings for Maya Angelou, 1928-2014: Quotes To Remember Her By

Maya Angelou - the singer, author, Nobel Laureate, civil rights activist, filmmaker, and all round phenomenal woman, passed away yesterday at 86, leaving a lasting mark in the...

The Drunk Eater? The Emotional Wreck? 20 Types Of Drunk Every Woman Knows

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The Drunk Eater? The Emotional Wreck? 20 Types Of Drunk Every Woman Knows

On a girl's night out it's inevitable that after a few burning shots we're channeling our inner crazy. Whether you're the reckless drunk that plays in traffic, the poorly girl...

OMG! 24 Times Women FREAK OUT (For No Good Reason)

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Though we hate to admit it, we ladies do have a penchant for, err, overreacting. Everyone sweats the small stuff sometimes, but as women, there are a MILLION small things that...