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Breast Cancer Survivors Show Their Scars In Response To The “Insensitive” #ShowYourStrap Campaign

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Breast Cancer Survivors Show Their Scars In Response To The “Insensitive” #ShowYourStrap Campaign

Marks & Spencer have launched the campaign, #ShowYourStrap which encourages women to post selfies showing their bra straps and although it has good intentions, many survivors...

05/10/2015

People Are Tearing Down Gender Stereotypes With The #MasculinitySoFragile Hashtag

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / People Are Tearing Down Gender Stereotypes With The #MasculinitySoFragile Hashtag

The #MasculinitySoFragile hashtag is trending on Twitter, and it's brilliant. The hashtag highlights the downsides and pitfalls of toxic masculinity, and aims to prove that expre...

24/09/2015

Why It's Time To Stop Ignoring The Mental Health Of Young Men

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The Sunday Times writer Katie Glass spoke has spoken out about the masculinity crisis that’s affecting the mental health of young men today. With suicide rates rising, guys are...

18/09/2015

Actress Jessica Biel Launches Sex-Ed Video Series To Educate Women About Their Bodies

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Actress Jessica Biel Launches Sex-Ed Video Series To Educate Women About Their Bodies

Quick question: how well do you know the female anatomy? Could you tell the difference between labium majus and the labium minus? It seems many women don't actually know their...

17/09/2015

Black Dot Campaign Gives New Hope For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Black Dot Campaign Gives New Hope For Victims Of Domestic Abuse

This campaign made by an unknown survivor of domestic abuse has raised awareness on the subject of emotional, physical and sexual violence by drawing a small black dot on the...

16/09/2015

9 Transgender Celebrities Taking Down Ignorant Stereotypes

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In 2015, the conversation when it comes to transgender issues is getting louder and harder to ignore. And thank f*ck for that! But whilst it is finally an LGBT issue that's being...

15/09/2015

Video Shows How Clueless Men Really Are When It Comes To Pads And Tampons

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Video Shows How Clueless Men Really Are When It Comes To Pads And Tampons

In a video that is both hilarious and a little depressing, we watch four men attempt to explain the form and function of various feminine hygiene products. We're talking tampons...

14/09/2015

#SilenceHidesViolence: The Campaign Encouraging Victims Of Domestic Violence To Speak Out

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / #SilenceHidesViolence: The Campaign Encouraging Victims Of Domestic Violence To Speak Out

According to National Office of Statistics 4.6 million women in England and Wales have experienced domestic abuse. But with statistics like that, the global conversation on domestic...

08/09/2015

This Top-Ranking Star Pupil Received Mysterious Zeros On Her Exam Results And The World Is Pissed

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Top-Ranking Star Pupil Received Mysterious Zeros On Her Exam Results And The World Is Pissed

School exams are never easy. But at least when we fail we normally know it’s because we haven’t studied enough. But what if you found out that all your hard work had been squandered...

07/09/2015

International Women's Day: 10 Things That Are Still A Work In Progress For Feminists In 2017

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / International Women's Day: 10 Things That Are Still A Work In Progress For Feminists In 2017

I’m proud of us, ladies. It’s 2017, and we have come so far in our fight for equality. We’ve done a great job in our roles as feminist goddesses, and I reckon Emmeline Pankhurst...

26/08/2015

This Period-shaming Ad Is Everything That's Wrong With The World

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Congrats guys! You've managed to body-shame and period-shame 50% of the world's population in under two minutes flat. If we didn't have a heavy flow and a raging mood swing before...

20/08/2015

This Woman Documented Her Stay At A Modern Mental Hospital And The Photos Are Extremely Moving

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / This Woman Documented Her Stay At A Modern Mental Hospital And The Photos Are Extremely Moving

We all have an image that we associate with mental hospitals but how much do you really know about what really happens to the people living there? Photographer Laura Hospes docum...

19/08/2015

Elderly Lady Stands Up To Slut-Shamer On Tube And Becomes Our New Favourite Person

Home / Women in Focus / Key debates / Elderly Lady Stands Up To Slut-Shamer On Tube And Becomes Our New Favourite Person

If there’s one thing we love more than feisty ladies, it’s when they’re old and wise AF. So when a sweary OAP comes to the aid of her fellow female tube passenger who’s been...

11/08/2015

You're Annoying As Hell But I Still Love You: 30 Things ONLY Sisters Will Understand

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / You're Annoying As Hell But I Still Love You: 30 Things ONLY Sisters Will Understand

There's nothing quite like having a sister. After all, it's like having your very own ready made BFF. The double wardrobe, the (brutally honest) insults and the fights that only last...

31/07/2015

10 Simple Steps To CV Success Straight From The Recruiter's Mouth

Home / Women in Focus / Career / 10 Simple Steps To CV Success Straight From The Recruiter's Mouth

There comes a time in one’s life when you must reevaluate everything: your taste in music, your taste in men, your fashion sense, your job. Sometimes your dream job may feel...

27/07/2015

100 Quotes About Embracing Change

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Change is scary but it can also lead to wonderful experiences, moments, and people. Whether it's a new job, relationship, or solo move across the country, learn how to embrace...

16/06/2015

Amy Winehouse 1983-2011

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16/06/2015

Inspirational quotes: Wise words from famous women

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Women in the lime-light have done a LOT more than look good over the years. These famous women have helped change the way the world looks at women - and said some pretty inspirat...

16/06/2015

Mother's Day Gift Guide: 100 Perfect Presents

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If you're stuck for ideas on what to buy your mum this Mother's Day then you're in the right place. We've rounded up 100 perfect presents that are sure to make her smile this...

16/06/2015

Most powerful women: Girls who rule the world

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It's the ultimate girl power list.This week, Forbes released their yearly 'World's 100 most Powerful Women' list, which is chocka with strong women who have made it to the top...

16/06/2015