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Would You Get Into A Stranger's Car Without Talking To Them First? Find Out Why These Girls Did...

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Would You Get Into A Stranger's Car Without Talking To Them First? Find Out Why These Girls Did...

We definitely wouldn't be as stupid to get into a strangers car without at least talking to them first... or would we? These girls threw caution to the wind when they got into...

Women Say 'Sorry' HOW Many Times A Day?

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Women Say 'Sorry' HOW Many Times A Day?

Have you ever found yourself saying "Sorry" to almost everything? When someone bumps into you, when you have to move your seat over, when you simply say hello, you find yourself...

No Dream Job And A Total Mess? 21 Things All Twentysomethings Need To Stop Fretting Over

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / No Dream Job And A Total Mess? 21 Things All Twentysomethings Need To Stop Fretting Over

Your twenties are are all about having fun, right? Wrong. From our own experience, your twenties are all high expectations, being way too hard on yourself and giving too much...

Girls Night In: 11 Ideas For A Fun-Filled Evening At Home

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Girls Night In: 11 Ideas For A Fun-Filled Evening At Home

As much as we love putting on our shortest skirts and hitting the dance floor (and believe us - we do!), sometimes we just want to kick back at home with our girls and enjoy a...

BFF Break Up: How To Dump Your Girlfriends As Painlessly As Possible

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / BFF Break Up: How To Dump Your Girlfriends As Painlessly As Possible

It can be extremely difficult to let girlfriends go. Are you even supposed to? Can't you just talk and work it out? While we hate to sound like cynics, sometimes the best solution...

This Is The World's Toughest Job But Someone You Know Is Already Doing It

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Is The World's Toughest Job But Someone You Know Is Already Doing It

Unlimited hours a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, there's no breaks and it's all legal. You can eat your lunch but only when the associate is done eating their lunch. If...

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...

20 Things Everyone Needs to Know to Survive Coachella

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 20 Things Everyone Needs to Know to Survive Coachella

Coachella is one of the most exciting music festivals of the year, and it's kicking off this weekend! It's all going down in the sunny city of Indio, California. If you're trekking...

See What Happens When A Homophobic Person And A Gay Person Are Put In A Room And Asked To Hug

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / See What Happens When A Homophobic Person And A Gay Person Are Put In A Room And Asked To Hug

In the style of the First Kiss video that has spawned dozens of parodies, a homophobic person and a gay person were put in front of a camera and asked to hug. After some awkward...

Breast Cancer Vs. Page 3: Another Very Good Reason To Back The Campaign

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Breast Cancer Vs. Page 3: Another Very Good Reason To Back The Campaign

Boobs eh? The Sun loves them. So much so their news team is coming up with more ideas about how to get more boobs in the paper - and even on the front page. Or so it seems in...

Victoria's Secret? Making mums breastfeed their babies in alleyways

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Victoria's Secret? Making mums breastfeed their babies in alleyways

When you see Victoria’s Secret, what do you think of? Beautiful lingerie? And breasts. Every lingerie ad features the beauty of the female figure, hell, the brand positively promotes...

What This Dying Dad Leaves To His Daughter Is Way More Than Just A Letter

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / What This Dying Dad Leaves To His Daughter Is Way More Than Just A Letter

Tom Attwater has a terminal brain tumour and has written his step-daughter Kelli a moving letter of advice and guidance that he won't be around to give her in person. From talking...

7 signs women aren't accepted in sports: Beth Tweddle faces sexist abuse during Twitter chat

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 7 signs women aren't accepted in sports: Beth Tweddle faces sexist abuse during Twitter chat

Beth Tweddle found herself at the centre of Twitter abuse when she was invited to do a real time Twitter chat on SkySportsNews. From the inane to the insulting the Olympic medallist...

WATCH: Cancer patients given extraordinary makeover

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / WATCH: Cancer patients given extraordinary makeover

When you are seriously ill with cancer, it undeniably dominates your every waking thought. But Belgian charity the Mimi Foundation set themselves the task of helping 20 cancer...

Petition time: Reduce infant mortality rate in the UK

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Petition time: Reduce infant mortality rate in the UK

Every so often something makes us so angry that we are compelled to do something about it, and the thing that's got our blood boiling right now? Women's rights and motherhood...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Workmates Have The Most Amazing Reaction When This Woman Comes Out As Transgender

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...

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

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Woman's First Bikini Photo Has Gone Viral For All The Right Reasons

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...

A Letter To Mum: 23 Things We Should Thank Our Mothers For

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / A Letter To Mum: 23 Things We Should Thank Our Mothers For

Dear Mum, thank you for putting up with our cruel adolescence, bad attitudes and emotional cascades. You are truly a woman of all and we cannot thank you enough. Girls I'm sure...

The Social Media Lie: What We Instagram vs. What Actually Happened

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / The Social Media Lie: What We Instagram vs. What Actually Happened

What we put on our Instagram is a direct depiction of our oh-so amazing lives, right? Lies! Whether you're half way around the world or in your bedroom, the majority of the time...

31 Stages Girls Go Through On Every Night Out

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 31 Stages Girls Go Through On Every Night Out

Dolling up, free flowing spirits and feeling like a superstar? There's a reason why we put more effort into getting ready for a girl's night out than the night out itself. All...

Banana Pancakes? Watching Old Films? 20 Things To Do On A Lazy Sunday

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Banana Pancakes? Watching Old Films? 20 Things To Do On A Lazy Sunday

We love days like these; feet up, hair down and not a care in the world. Sometimes it's the simple things in life that make the biggest difference to our happiness. Ladies, if...

Funny Sh*t Girls Say That Only Girls Will Understand

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Funny Sh*t Girls Say That Only Girls Will Understand

Let's just put it out there, us girls do come out with some funny sh*t. Every. Single. Day. Sometimes we're not even sure we understand what just came out of our own mouths but...

Understanding Clare's Law: Can it protect women from domestic violence?

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Understanding Clare's Law: Can it protect women from domestic violence?

We've been pretty pleased to hear that Clare's Law, a pilot-scheme designed to protect people from domestic violence is being rolled out across the nation after succeeding its...

Girl Code: 13 Things Women Need to Stop Doing To Each Other

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Girl Code: 13 Things Women Need to Stop Doing To Each Other

It’s hard out here for us ladies, we have to deal with our fair share of sh*t. But let’s face it girls, we don’t make it easy for ourselves, at times we can be our own worst enemies...

10 Inspirational Women To Follow On Instagram

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As much fun as it is to follow the Kardashian family and their antics on Instagram, sometimes it's nice to get healthy dose of inspiration between all of the cleavage-filled selfies...

Wednesday Wisdom From Anna Wintour: Quotes and Lessons Every Woman Can Learn From

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Wednesday Wisdom From Anna Wintour: Quotes and Lessons Every Woman Can Learn From

Listen up! One of the most powerful women in fashion is about to drop some serious wisdom. Since Fashion Month has come to an end, we think it's apt to launch our Wednesday Wisdom...

Watch: The Most Powerful Answers To What Women Really 'See In The Mirror'

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Watch: The Most Powerful Answers To What Women Really 'See In The Mirror'

Truth is, you don't get to see something like this very often. When John Legend released his video for 'You & I' (Nobody in the world) using 63 different women of varying race...

British women's bad bedroom habits revealed

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The summer may be drawing to a close but for many women the damage of holiday flings and steamy foam party hook-ups is already done. British women's bad bedroom habits revealed A...

Why Every Woman Should Feel Comfortable In Her Own Skin

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"Beauty is a state of mind." That is the message of Dove's new viral advertisement. They invited women to try out their new, revolutionary Beauty Patch, and over the course of...

Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes?

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Hate Sexism? Why Are You Making These Mistakes?

Ever commented on what a "pretty little girl" your friend has or have you ever told your boyfriend to just "grow a pair?" Yeah, we're guilty of it too. But there's a good reason...

Thought This Was Going To Be Amazing. And Empowering. Instead I Just Want It To Stop.

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Thought This Was Going To Be Amazing. And Empowering. Instead I Just Want It To Stop.

Feminism is a good thing. Fact. This video is a bad thing. Fact. Watch and learn what happens when BuzzFeed try to take the well-loved listicle and turn it into a video. It just...

Babies block promotion: How women really feel about their career prospects post-baby

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Babies block promotion: How women really feel about their career prospects post-baby

A recent survey by MaternityCover has discovered some shocking stats about how women feel their careers are affected by having a baby. From getting overlooked for promotion to...

Entrepreneur explains why we should invest in women

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Yann Borgstedt is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Womanity foundation. He believes in the potential of women and how investing in their futures can help change...

How can you keep the house hygienic?

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How to keep the house hygienic Love it or hate is, cleaning is a fact of life - and no matter how much you loathe rubbering up in those marigolds, we'll bet you'll loathe bacteria...

21 Times We Used The Excuse 'Because It's Christmas!'

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 21 Times We Used The Excuse 'Because It's Christmas!'

It’s that time of year again when your diet will be 50% cheese and 50% Cadbury's, your nan will be mildly nationalistic and you'll have to pretend to get excited to play Rapidough...

18 Reasons Why Short Girls Rule The World

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Tall people are celebrated. They get higher-paying jobs, can walk the runways, are recruited to be airplane stewardesses, and are usually those elementary school bullies who pick...

Male Strippers Vs. Female Strippers: 11 Ways They're Totally Different

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Male Strippers Vs. Female Strippers: 11 Ways They're Totally Different

Ever watched a troupe of baby-oiled hunks shaking it off to Sex Bomb? Or a sexy female stripper offering up lap dances and working the pole? Maybe we’re on the spectrum, but these...

7 Things We Learnt About Women's Issues From THIS Epic Conversation

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 7 Things We Learnt About Women's Issues From THIS Epic Conversation

Even if you've never watched The Good Wife or heard of US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand or Julianna Margulies, their candid and brutally honest conversation about women's issues...

The Girl Code: 23 Things Every Best Friend Should Know

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Best friends are so much more than just friends. Like sisters, they can drive you crazy, make your angry and even bring you to tears. But when you're this close it's totally normal...

Why You Need An iPhone 6: 20 Reasons We're Addicted To The iPhone

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Why You Need An iPhone 6: 20 Reasons We're Addicted To The iPhone

The world goes mad with every iPhone launch but the iPhone 6? Well it's bigger and better than EVER. For starters it's not just the one phone - Apple are launching TWO new phones...

16 Things Girls Have To Deal With That Guys Don't

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 16 Things Girls Have To Deal With That Guys Don't

Men groping our butts, painful monthly periods and plucking out body hair from all over? Being a woman is anything but easy. In fact, we should all get medals for how much work...

Ginger Sperm Donors In High Demand As The Want For Redhead Babies Rises

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Ginger Sperm Donors In High Demand As The Want For Redhead Babies Rises

It can't be ignored: redhead babies are the cutest. And ginger adults are the hottest. So it's no wonder that women looking to become mothers are in search of more ginger sperm...

This Woman Was Forced To Breastfeed Standing Up On A Train After No One Offered Her A Seat

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / This Woman Was Forced To Breastfeed Standing Up On A Train After No One Offered Her A Seat

Using public transport is stressful at the best of times but when you're travelling with children or pregnant, it's can be unbearable. Spare sympathy for this mother, then, after...

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...

Meet The Tough Mums Who Are Proving Anything Is Possible

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Meet The Tough Mums Who Are Proving Anything Is Possible

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...

20 Reasons Why Being An Adult Sucks

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Ever wanted to go back in time, be a child again and this time never ever, under any circumstances, make the mistake of growing up? Join the club! Adult life is full of great things...

25 Ways To Get Your Mojo Back: How To Be More Sexy!

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 25 Ways To Get Your Mojo Back: How To Be More Sexy!

How do you feel sexy when you just, er, don’t? Isn’t that the million-dollar question! When your jeans are snug, you’re beyond tired and craving sugary snacks, the last thing...

The Self Defence Techniques EVERY Woman Should Know

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Would you be confident enough to fight back if someone attacked you? Or would you freeze up in utter panic? Getting mugged, harassed or assaulted aren't the kinda things we wanna...

Selfies, One Direction & 100 Happy Days: 27 Things We Need To Get Over

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Selfies, One Direction & 100 Happy Days: 27 Things We Need To Get Over

What do One Direction, Starbucks and yoga all have in common? They’re all viral and not in a good way. That’s what. We’re all guilty of sharing sh*t on social media but seriously...

Beating Cancer Never Looked So Beautiful: How Henna Helps Patients Cope With Hair Loss

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / Beating Cancer Never Looked So Beautiful: How Henna Helps Patients Cope With Hair Loss

No-one needs me to re-hash old tropes of how horrific battling cancer is, it goes without saying. What I can do, is bring your attention to the messages of hope and comfort that...

From the Office to The Pole: Confessions Of A Part-Time Stripper

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / From the Office to The Pole: Confessions Of A Part-Time Stripper

A.A. Jones works at a corporate job. What she does and where it's located, she won't say. Why? Because she works as a stripper too, entertaining newbies and regulars, including...

10 Quotes That Epitomise L'Wren Scott's Philosophy on Life & Style

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / 10 Quotes That Epitomise L'Wren Scott's Philosophy on Life & Style

The talented, statuesque force of nature, L'Wren Scott, died yesterday morning of an apparent suicide, and the fashion world is at a standstill. Friends and family have released...

No More Miniskirts! 6 of the Craziest Laws against Women’s Rights Worldwide

Home / Women in Focus / Personal Life / No More Miniskirts! 6 of the Craziest Laws against Women’s Rights Worldwide

To think that in 2014 someone, anyone, can tell an independent, adult woman what she is allowed to do and wear almost sounds too ludicrous for words, right? Well, sadly that kind...

Stop street harassers by joining the 50 Stories movement

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The sofeminine team have been having a story sharing sesh today - you know how it goes - you're walking along the street and a group of boisterous men start shouting nasty threatening...

Why GoT's Daenerys Targaryen Is A Feminist Icon

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Although Game of Thrones is set in an undefined past age, Daenerys is exactly the kind of woman we passionately want to be in the 21st century. Here’s why we think she's one of...

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...