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New Mums Rejoice! A Breastfeeding Cafe Is Opening

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / New Mums Rejoice! A Breastfeeding Cafe Is Opening

Getting a crying baby to calm down can be challenging at the best of times but when you know all the baby needs is some milk but you're too afraid to breastfeed in public, it...

24/03/2017

This Woman With Vitiligo Claps Back At Bullies By Turning Her Skin Into A Work Of Art

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Woman With Vitiligo Claps Back At Bullies By Turning Her Skin Into A Work Of Art

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me, or so the saying goes. But the truth is words do hurt. A lot! They stay with us way longer than any physical...

17/03/2017

This Woman Is Setting The Record Straight For Pregnant Women Everywhere, One C-Section Photo At A Time

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Woman Is Setting The Record Straight For Pregnant Women Everywhere, One C-Section Photo At A Time

Having a baby isn't always rainbows and butterflies, it's hard, it's painful but it's also the most rewarding and incredible thing our bodies can do, which is exactly what one...

15/03/2017

A Female Body-builder Body-shamed Another Woman In The Gym And People Are Understandably Outraged

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / A Female Body-builder Body-shamed Another Woman In The Gym And People Are Understandably Outraged

If you've ever felt intimated by the so-called 'fit fam' that are a feature in every gym, you can spare a thought for this unfortunate lady who found herself on the receiving...

15/03/2017

Woman Takes Her Boyfriend Search To The Next Level By Putting Up Wanted Posters

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Woman Takes Her Boyfriend Search To The Next Level By Putting Up Wanted Posters

If you're sick to the back teeth of trying (and failing) to find love on dating sites, in clubs or via good old fashioned blind dates set up by mutual friends, then perhaps it's...

13/03/2017

Meghan Markle Pens A Powerful Essay About Period Shaming

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Meghan Markle Pens A Powerful Essay About Period Shaming

March 8th marked International Women's Day for lovely ladies all around the world. There were strikes, empowering speeches and Richard Herring came out on Twitter for his annual...

10/03/2017

This Inspiring Runner Shared A Photo Of Her Cellulite For The Best Reason

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Inspiring Runner Shared A Photo Of Her Cellulite For The Best Reason

Today's dose of real body inspiration is courtesy of this empowering female runner, who is sharing a powerful message that how we look in a photo really ain't everything people...

10/03/2017

This Body-positive Blogger Clapped Back To Trolls Who Slammed Her For Gaining Weight In The Best Way

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Body-positive Blogger Clapped Back To Trolls Who Slammed Her For Gaining Weight In The Best Way

Body-transformation photos have become somewhat of a social-media phenomenon in recent times and by now, most of us are tuned into the fact personal trainers who spend their...

01/03/2017

Ordering An Angel Shot Could Literally Save Your Life On A Dodgy Date

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Ordering An Angel Shot Could Literally Save Your Life On A Dodgy Date

Thanks to the rise of match-making apps such as Tinder, Bumble, Happen etc. you have the 'luxury' of securing a date every night of the week until the end of time if you so desire...

06/01/2017

44 Things That Defied The Curse of 2016

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The dust is finally settling on the year that can only be described as a never-ending sh*tshow. 2016 will forever be remembered as the year that killed Bowie (and many more talented...

20/12/2016

12 Life Lessons We Can All Learn from Iris Apfel

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For those of you unfamiliar with Iris Apfel, a quick Google will tell you she's a 96-year-old New Yorker with a wicked fashion sense. What the Internet doesn't tell you is that...

21/11/2016

'Cellulite Saturday' Is The New Body-positive Instagram Trend Calling Bullsh*t On Beauty Ideals

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 'Cellulite Saturday' Is The New Body-positive Instagram Trend Calling Bullsh*t On Beauty Ideals

Smother yourself in X cream, do Y butt-toning exercise - As women, we're constantly promised we can (and should) banish cellulite forever with this miracle cream or that foolproof...

03/11/2016

There's a Super Important Message Hidden Inside This Lavish Instagram Account's Posts

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / There's a Super Important Message Hidden Inside This Lavish Instagram Account's Posts

How many times have you pored over someone's Instagram page, enviously wishing you could swap places with them? Maybe a better question is: if you've never done this, do you...

06/10/2016

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

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Powerful Photo Series Shows The Raw Suffering Of Sexual Assault Survivors

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...

08/09/2016

24 Things Every Girl Does In Autumn

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Cancel that gym membership and throw out those 'lean in 15' cookbooks - the time has come to abort mission: summer body (that you never really started). It's September which...

07/09/2016

Watch Amy Schumer Shut Down Creepy-Ass Heckler

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Watch Amy Schumer Shut Down Creepy-Ass Heckler

There's nothing Amy Schumer does better than tearing down misogynist pigs. So when a guy disrespects her at her own show in Stockholm, she made a spectacle of him the best way...

02/09/2016

Your Choice Of Instagram Filter Can Reveal If You're Depressed

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Your Choice Of Instagram Filter Can Reveal If You're Depressed

Instagram is typically used for pictures of your breakfast, cute kittens and #OOTDs but a new study suggests your choice of filter can be an indication of whether you're showing...

26/08/2016

#Mermaidthighs is The Body-Positive Response to Thigh Gaps We've Always Wanted

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / #Mermaidthighs is The Body-Positive Response to Thigh Gaps We've Always Wanted

Thigh gap, smigh gap. Women of the Internet rejoice! Thin thighs are out and thick thighs are in and it's the best Instagram news we've heard all year. Females everywhere have...

23/08/2016

Why Women Need To Stop Obsessing Over Having A Flat Stomach

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Although Instagram can provide hours of entertainment mindless scrolling doesn't do your body confidence any good. With round-the-clock access to perfectly-framed and heavily-edited...

08/08/2016

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...

04/08/2016