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August 10, 2017
Alex Hall
10
Aug

Catching up with Alex Hall | Paralegal, Blacks Solicitors

Alex Hall decided she wanted to change from her role as an Admin Assistant and follow her original aspiration of becoming a lawyer. She began a role at Blacks Solicitors where she started as a Legal Secretary before transitioning into training as a Paralegal, despite having no previous legal experience. Now in 2017, she has...
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serena williams
10
Aug

Serena Williams criticised for saying giving birth makes her a ‘real woman’

  Serena Williams has been called out on social media for saying giving birth will make her a ‘real woman’. The comments were made in an interview with Australian newspaper the Herald Sun, where the tennis star discussed being a feminist. When discussing her pregnancy, Williams said: “I have so much respect for so many...
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Jennifer Lawrence
10
Aug

Jennifer Lawrence “terrified” of having her privacy violated again after 2014 nude leaks

Jennifer Lawrence has told Vogue the leaking of her private, nude photos left her feeling “blindsided”. The Hunger Games actress’ nude images were leaked back in 2014, alongside those belonging to Kirsten Dunst, Rihanna and others. “I think people saw [the hacking] for what it was, which was a sex crime, but that feeling, I...
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rape
10
Aug

Rape juries will hear more about men’s sexual history to increase conviction rates

Jurors in rape trials will now scrutinise the previous sexual behaviour of male defendants in a bid to increase conviction rates. Over 23,000 rape cases are reported to the police in Britain every year but less than 3,000 end with a conviction, meaning that less than one in thirty rape cases see the attacker convicted....
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pregnant-woman-working-at-desk-featured
10
Aug

NHS inquiry reveals midwives care for up to 16 women at a time

An NHS inquiry into it’s maternity services has revealed mothers’ and babies’ lives could be at risk due to severe shortages. 88 per cent of units are struggling to recruit middle-ranking doctors to ensure proper staffing, whilst 90 per cent of units have no consultants over the weekend. Researchers on behalf of the NHS also...
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millennials featured
10
Aug

Millennials: How to engage and motivate

As millennials start to enter the workplace, it can be hard to successfully engage and motivate them. Not only is this important to ensure productivity levels are kept high, but also to help keep employee turnover, and the associated costs, low. Millennials are likely to have very clear expectations of the workplace and how they...
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Sabrina Chakici
10
Aug

Inspirational Woman: Sabrina Chakici | TV Presenter, Voice Over Artist & Travel Blogger

Sabrina Chakici beat thousands to be picked as the face and TV presenter for global channel E! She is now a leading Travel TV Presenter and has built up an army of fans online that follow her every move. Sabrina travels around the globe bringing her followers up to date on the best places to...
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iran women in parliament, vice president
10
Aug

Iran appoints two female vice-presidents after facing criticism

Iran has appointed two women as vice-presidents, after facing criticism over an all-male cabinet. Iran’s President, Hassan Rouhani has named Masoumeh Ebtekar as vice-president for women and family affairs; and Laaya Joneidi as vice-president for legal affairs. Rouhani has also appointed Shahindokht Mowlaverdi as the president’s assistant for civil rights. The President had come under...
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