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Olympian Laura Trott Is Inspiring Girls Everywhere To Carry On Playing Sport #LikeAGirl

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Women are always being told that to do something like a girl is to do something wrong. Well, Always are determined to change that ethos and, judging by their latest string of...

22/07/2016

WATCH: Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' Gets A Powerful Feminist Makeover

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / WATCH: Spice Girls' 'Wannabe' Gets A Powerful Feminist Makeover

It's hard to believe that the Spice Girls first appeared on our TV screens twenty years ago, making mischief and pulling tablecloths off tables in their video for Wannabe in 1996...

06/07/2016

This Woman's First Bikini Photo Has Gone Viral For All The Right Reasons

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Lesley Miller has battled body issues for the best part of her 21 years on this planet but she's given two fingers up to the unrealistic ideals society pressurises women into...

16/06/2016

Meet The Tough Mums Who Are Proving Anything Is Possible

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Battling cancer, losing a spouse and near-death experiences are challenges we pray we never have to overcome. But this group of truly inspirational women have proved anything...

03/06/2016

Inspirational Feminist Quotes: Empowering Quotes For Women

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Every woman needs a few words of wisdom to get her through those really tough days, and these ladies are here to help!We've put together some of the most powerful women in history...

22/05/2016

Next Time You Compare Yourself To an Instagram Bod, Remember This

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​It’s no urban myth most social-media users facilitate various online platforms to promote an edited version of their everyday lives. Not-so-humble brags clutter Instagram and...

18/05/2016

Monday To Sunday: Quotes To Get You Through The Week

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Sometimes the week can drag on so if you're looking for some words of wisdom to help you get through your Monday to Sunday then check out these quotes. From well known sayings...

16/05/2016

What It's Like to Have Sex as a Victim of FGM by a Girl Who Knows All Too Well

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The first time Mariya Karimjee had sex she was 22 and the experience was, by all accounts, a disaster. But not in the way that you or I may experience a first-time sex catastrophe...

11/05/2016

Women Are Sharing Their Earliest Experiences With Sexism Through The #WhenIWas Hashtag

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It seems that sexism towards women is almost like some twisted rite of passage these days. Many of us have been experiencing sexism way before we were able to call it out on Twitter...

20/04/2016

Workmates Have The Most Amazing Reaction When This Woman Comes Out As Transgender

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After 19 years of marriage, Amanda Knox’s wife came out as transgender to her and their three children. And as if that wasn’t scary enough, she then came out to her workmates...

15/04/2016

There's Now A Taxi-sharing Service Billed As 'The Uber Just For Women'

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New ride-sharing service Chariot is set to be the first taxi company that features all-women drivers picking up female-only passengers. Michael Pelletz came up with the idea...

14/04/2016

Women Walk Out Of Church In Protest Against Priest's Support Of Abortion Ban

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Women in Poland have been seen walking out of a church during a priest's reading of a letter that supports the plan to tighten up laws on abortion. Meanwhile, women's rights...

04/04/2016

Prince Harry Makes A Passionate Speech For Women's Rights At The Nepal Girl Summit

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Prince Harry has been in Nepal for the past few days visiting people who were displaced from their homes after the massive earthquake that happened in the area nearly a year ago...

23/03/2016

Calvin Klein Under Fire For 'Sexist' Advertising Campaign

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Calvin Klein have come under fire for their latest #mycalvins ad after it had been said that their main New York billboard seemed to perpetuate outdated gender stereotypes, which...

22/03/2016

Caitlin Moran Wrote An Open Letter To The Troubled Young Girls She Meets At Book Signings

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Caitlin Moran Wrote An Open Letter To The Troubled Young Girls She Meets At Book Signings

Caitlin Moran is an icon to many people, and no more so than young girls. At Letters Live last weekend, Caitlin read aloud an open letter she wrote addressed to these girls that...

18/03/2016

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

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Model Rejected By Agent Because of Her Hips Becomes Face of Global Lingerie Brand

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...

11/03/2016

Are The Female Emojis Sexist?

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While carefully choosing which emoji best expresses your feelings at that exact moment, have you ever stopped to consider (before selecting the sassy hand girl of course), how...

10/03/2016

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...

08/03/2016

10 Black Women Who Have Changed History

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This month is Black History Month, and what better way to celebrate than learning more about the women who have helped us get to the position we are at now. In the face of extreme...

25/02/2016

Movie Producer Tweets Awful Script Introductions To Female Leads And It's Got Us Cringing

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Movie Producer Tweets Awful Script Introductions To Female Leads And It's Got Us Cringing

Film producer Ross Putman gets sent a lot of garbage scripts. So he started a Twitter account to share the one particularly depressing similarity in all these scripts: the role...

12/02/2016