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March 15, 2017
angelina jolie
15
Mar

Angelina Jolie hosts her first lecture on Women’s Rights at LSE

The actress gave her first lecture as a visiting professor at the London School of Economics on Tuesday at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security. She will begin teaching a master’s course in September, which is run by the Centre for Women, Peace and Security. It was launched last year by Jolie and former Foreign Secretary...
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menopause
15
Mar

Gillian Anderson opens up about menopause: ‘We need to have these conversations openly and without shame’

Actress Gillian Anderson, alongside her friend and journalist Jennifer Nadel, candidly spoke about menopause for Lena Dunham’s Lenny Letter. The interview was inspired by the twosome’s new book, We: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere, which encourages women to open up about their struggles. In the article, the women describe the side effects of menopause, including...
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fujitsu featured
15
Mar

Why work at Fujitsu

Fujitsu brings together people and infrastructure to bring real value from ICT. We take a collaborative approach to delivering IT solutions that achieve results for our customers. We are the largest Japanese employer in the UK, with approximately 159,000 Fujitsu colleagues working with customers in over 100 countries What makes Fujitsu such a special place to...
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sanitary products featured
15
Mar

UK girls are missing school because they can’t afford sanitary products

Girls in the UK are missing school because they can’t afford sanitary products, according to a charity. Freedom4Girls, who usually provide tampons and pads to women in Kenya, are now also providing them to girls in West Yorkshire. A school in Leeds contacted the charity after concerns were raised about attendance. A police officer working...
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15
Mar

M&S and Ruby Wax are launching cafe’s where people can chat about mental health

Whether you have a mental illness or are just feeling a little stressed, Marks & Spencer’s new initiative is an attempt to help. Frazzled Cafe is a partnership between M&S and comedienne Ruby Wax that aims to hold fortnightly sessions, after hours, where people can meet up and chat about their worries in a safe,...
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just about managing 30% club featured
15
Mar

Just About Managing | 30% Club

30% Club has today released ‘Just about Managing’, a study focusing on how managers affect gender diversity through the executive pipeline. The report, based on interviews with managers and their reports from 10 large corporates, finds that the chronic shortage of senior female executives can be linked to how people are managed. Responses from male...
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business men shaking womans hand featured
15
Mar

Shortage of senior female executives linked to how people are managed

The chronic shortage of senior female executives can be linked to how people are managed, according to a new report. The ‘Just About Managing’ study, released by the 30% Club, found that male and female employees work differently with their report/manager, that particularly affect women’s progression at the mid-career stage. The research found that female...
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woman with chronic illness featured
15
Mar

How to have a successful career and manage a permanent illness

Most people would take the day off sick from work if they felt the way I feel on a good day. On a bad day, they would be in A&E. Working when you are sick can be hard but imagine how it would be if you had a debilitating illness like Sickle Cell. An illness...
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