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22 July 2014

Jada Pinkett Smith Wants to Help Women

Jada Pinkett Smith wants to help rape victims after her niece was recently drugged. Jada Pinkett Smith wants to help "empower" women after her 20-year-old niece was recently drugged. The 'Gotham' actress ...
22 July 2014

Plan UK: 'Because I am a Girl' Campaign

The Girl Summit 2014 takes place in London today and will rally a global movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and early and forced marriage (EFM) within a generation. It ...
21 July 2014

Girl Effect Live: Highlights

Girl Effect Live went underway yesterday at the venue Brick Lane in London which saw a great turn out from supporters. The festival was headlined by pop star Jessie J and ...
21 July 2014

Breast Cancer

Mr.Tim Davidson, Consultant Breast Surgeon at The London Clinic, talks about breast cancer and the treatments that are suitable for each individual and offers his advice when dealing with the ...
20 July 2014

Steven Tyler Fights for Better Livestock Transport Conditions

Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is urging Massachusetts lawmakers to ensure the last journey pigs and cattle take on their way to slaughter is as comfortable as possible. Bill S2232, a critical ...
19 July 2014

Pencourage: A new breed of social media

Let’s be honest- have you ever lied on social media? Checking in at the favourite hotspot when really you’re sat in your room with no intention of going out. Or ...
18 July 2014

Girl Summit Pledge: Instagram Documentary

The world’s first Insta-documentary, created from Instagram footage, was unveiled for girls affected by child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM). The Insta-film, ‘Freedom Is…’, is calling for ...
17 July 2014

Dealing with the physical and emotional aspects of cancer

If you are dealing with cancer or a member of your family, it can be difficult to deal with the traumatic experience and understanding how to offer the best support ...
16 July 2014

Let's talk Pensions

You are aware of pensions, you hear people discussing pensions, so when you retire you will expect a healthy pension waiting for you in your bank, right? Unfortunately this won’t ...
14 July 2014

Zelda La Grange: Working as Nelson Mandela’s Personal Assistant

Growing up as a young Afrikaner girl from a middle-class family with an apartheid past, on paper, Zelda La Grange wouldn’t have been the ideal candidate to represent Nelson Mandela. ...
14 July 2014

Younger Women Are Hesitant To Seek Advice Due To Embarrassment

Younger women are three times more likely to be embarrassed when talking to their GP compared to over 55s, a new survey has revealed. Balance Activ™ carried out the study and ...
13 July 2014

John Legend Backs Stronger Women Campaign

Soul singer John Legend has thrown his weight behind a female empowerment campaign by featuring a long line of ladies in his new music video. The Grammy winner's promo for his ...
13 July 2014

Women In The Boardroom

Dominic Holmes, senior associate at international law firm Taylor Vinters, specialises as an employment lawyer with particular expertise in employment litigation, TUPE, contractual issues and disability discrimination. He talks to Female ...
12 July 2014

Michelle Heaton Having Hysterectomy for Her Children

'The Big Reunion' star Michelle Heaton has revealed she is having a hysterectomy, and the heartbreaking decision was inspired by not wanting her two children to ever be without a ...
12 July 2014

Keira Knightley Felt 'Powerless' in Sudan

Keira Knightley felt "powerless" when she visited South Sudan because she felt there was nothing she could do to help. Keira Knightley 29, recently visited the war-torn country in North Eastern ...
12 July 2014

How To: Balance your business & still be a fabulous mum

Balancing work and home life can be a challenge that you may face every day. Running a business 24/7 doesn’t leave you with much time to bond and interact with ...
12 July 2014

How To: Check your breasts for lumps

In aid of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, women are being urged to check their breasts. But the most common issue is that we are unsure what we are looking for ...
11 July 2014

Claire Young: “Mumpreneurs? I don’t know a single one!"

Claire Young is best known as a finalist on ‘The Apprentice’ in 2008, as well as working on several projects which are designed to empower and enable young people in ...
10 July 2014

Girl Effect Live: Festival Headlined by Jessie J

Girl Effect Live, headlined by pop star Jessie J is an all-day festival that promises a day of celebration, creation and conversation about the power of girls to break the ...
8 July 2014

Emma Watson Named UN Ambassador

Emma Watson has been appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations (UN). Emma Watson The actress is "excited" about her role promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women for the ...
8 July 2014

Women Working in Male-Dominated Industries

More women are working in typically male environments proving that we want to break the traditional expectations in modern society. Lucy Burnford, who founded Motoriety.co.uk and recently became a new ...
8 July 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: New app to help women be breast aware

We live in a world were gadgets are the norm. We take them everywhere with us. To the shops, days out and even use them at meal times. For some, ...
8 July 2014

Smart Women who we admire: JK Rowling

When asked to pick a Smart Woman who I admire and look up there was one woman who stood out, who has helped me to find my voice in writing ...
4 July 2014

Women Empowered In Support Of Sewa Day

An international campaign promoting social action to support community change hosted by social initiative Women Empowered in support of Sewa Day took place on 1st July. Women Empowered, Sewa Day Ambassador ...
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