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Just one dose of HPV vaccination may be enough

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A new study has great implications for women around the world, especially those in developing countries. Just one dose of the HPV vaccine Cervarix could be enough to protect women...

The UK debut of The Conversation set to feature Rita Ora, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Caitlin Moran

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The UK debut of The Conversation set to feature Rita Ora, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Caitlin Moran

Have you heard of The Conversation? Don’t worry if you haven’t because you soon will, as the hit American series is about to come to the UK. The Conversation featured presenter...

No nipples please - we're Irish: The Irish Sun bins boobs on Page 3 (sort of)!

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / No nipples please - we're Irish: The Irish Sun bins boobs on Page 3 (sort of)!

In a decision that has shocked us all, The Sun in Ireland has chosen to take out the bare boobs on Page 3. After a lot of campaigning from ‘No More Page 3’, thousands of signatures...

Time for a sabbatical? How to make the most of a year off

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Time for a sabbatical? How to make the most of a year off

Imagine taking a year off work to do everything on your 'one day' list? Sounds good right? No wonder sabbaticals are tempting more and more professionals. While taking a year...

#GirlfriendGratitude: 11 Reasons To Be Thankful For Your Woman

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Ladies, it’s International Women’s Day today so what better time to let your man know just how special you are to him? After all, you know guys aren't into all that mushy stuff...

A Conversation About Humanity With "Still Alice" Writer Lisa Genova

Home / Women in Focus / Career / A Conversation About Humanity With "Still Alice" Writer Lisa Genova

If you have not experienced the Oscar buzz that is Still Alice, you are missing something big. The best-selling novel by Lisa Genova has had huge success with its award-winning...

Watch What Happens When You Ask A Bunch Of Young Boys To Slap A Pretty Girl

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Watch What Happens When You Ask A Bunch Of Young Boys To Slap A Pretty Girl

The folks over in Italy decided to join the dialogue on violence against women with an interesting new viral video. They stop young boys ages 6-10 on the street and introduce...

Apple And Facebook Will Pay To Freeze Your Eggs: A Work Perk Or Blatant Manipulation?

Home / Women in Focus / Career / Apple And Facebook Will Pay To Freeze Your Eggs: A Work Perk Or Blatant Manipulation?

Facebook and Apple are plying their female employees with a tempting offer - $20,000 (around £12,000) towards freezing their eggs. The work perk sounds great at first but does...

Is The Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' Campaign Sending The Wrong Message To Women?

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Is The Victoria's Secret 'Perfect Body' Campaign Sending The Wrong Message To Women?

While most of the world is gossiping about whether or not Suki Waterhouse will model in the Victoria's Secret annual fashion show, they might be missing something a lot more jarring...

20 Life Hacks To Make Your Paycheck Last All Month

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Always find yourself running dry just a week after payday? Splurge days, impulse buys and zero management over your funds - sounds all too familiar, right? Don't fret, transforming...

The 10 Things You Need To Know About The Gender Gap

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So the World Economic Forum (WEF) just released their annual report on the status of the gender gap globally. They look at a variety of factors that indicate how much access women...

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...

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 recruitment...

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 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...

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...

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...

We Thought #NoMakeUpSelfies Were Brave... Then We Saw What These Women Did

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / We Thought #NoMakeUpSelfies Were Brave... Then We Saw What These Women Did

We've all seen all the #nomakeupselfies in support of cancer research go viral on Facebook, but these women took their support to a whole other level. This is one of the most...

The "Facebook Cleavage" Subreddit is Real and It's Beyond Gross

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The "Facebook Cleavage" Subreddit is Real and It's Beyond Gross

Once again, the Internet reminds us how creepy and disgusting some people can be. On the subreddit "Facebook Cleavage," users can post sexy Facebook pictures of their girl friends...

Is This The Best Celeb Comeback Ever? See What Happens When Lorde Calls Out Photoshop Madness

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Is This The Best Celeb Comeback Ever? See What Happens When Lorde Calls Out Photoshop Madness

We all know that our obsession with celebrity perfection (aka Photoshop) has gone way too far. But you still never expect stars to call it out. So when Lorde decided to stand...