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May 22, 2017
22
May

Record numbers of women could make it to the House of Commons

Record numbers of women could be elected as Members of Parliament, new research suggests. The research, conducted by The Press Association, found that 200 women could earn a place in the House of Commons, if the Conservatives win nine more seats than in the 2015 General Election. A minimum of 200 women in the House...
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Bibiana Steinhaus featured
22
May

German FA announce Bibiana Steinhaus as Bundesliga’s first female referee

The German Football Association has appointed Bibiana Steinhaus as one of the four new referees in the Bundesliga. The appointment makes Steinhaus the first ever female to referee the competition. Speaking about the appointment, Steinhaus said, “I am aware that I will be the first female referee in the Bundesliga and will be closely watched...
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online bullying, cyber bullying
22
May

“Freedom of speech does not mean freedom to insult”: UNISON Wales condemns online bullying aimed at politicians

UNISON Wales has condemned online abuse aimed at politicians, in the wake of harassing messages targeting Labour candidate, Emily Owen. Owen, 22, who is standing in Aberconway, Wales has received a number of lewd messages commenting on her bra size, her body and asking for a striptease. Speaking about the ordeal, Owen said, “I’m independent-minded...
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invest in careers featured
22
May

The top reasons women refrain from investing in their careers

In today’s competitive job market, you simply can’t rely on your employer to get you the career training and help you need to improve your skills as part of an employment package. It’s not a one-way street. Employers in today’s market expect us to give back. This is the number one assumed employee and job seeker mistake we are all...
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stephanie dillon
22
May

Inspirational Woman: Stephanie Dillon | Founder and Director of Inclusivity Partners

Did you ever sit down and plan your career? No I’m afraid not. I often really wish that kind of advice had been available when I was pre-kids but it just wasn’t something that was on offer in the company I worked for and I really didn’t have many role models to speak with. But...
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