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August 22, 2017
Gemma Arteton
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Aug

Gemma Arterton says film producers forced her to diet and exercise for a role

Gemma Arterton has opened up working in the entertainment industry, recalling how she was pressured to diet and exercise for a role. The Quantum of Solace actress described the experience as “traumatic”, but did not disclose what movie she was working on at the time. Speaking to the Guilty Feminist podcast in June, the British...
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22
Aug

Job of the Week: Sr Analyst Treasury – I2M | London

The role reports into the Treasurer with responsibility for: Assist in the preparation of the monthly ALCO pack and attending the meetings as required; acting as minute taker and agreeing the minutes with committee members Assist in the management of Interest Management, in particular the refinement/streamlining of the debit/credit interest processes Oversee the production of...
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22
Aug

Obstacles that all modern female leaders face

Since the beginning of time, women have found themselves as traditional homemakers who raised children, while men have mostly gone to work in order to provide financial stability for their families. Although these dynamics are still present in some societies, more modern-day cultures have embraced the dominant role of women in the workplace. Even more...
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22
Aug

One in six British workers over the age of 35 are unhappy at work

Older workers are much more unhappy at work than younger colleagues, according to a study. Happiness Works, on behalf of HR firm Robert Half, surveyed over 2,000 workers on happiness at work. Less than one in ten younger workers admitted to feeling unhappy at work, whilst one in six over 35-year old’s said the same....
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22
Aug

Zadie Smith: “Girls are wasting time on beauty and make-up”

Author Zadie Smith has spoken out about the amount of time girls spend in front of the mirror, saying  “girls are fools to waste time on beauty”. Speaking about her seven-year-old daughter Kit at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Smith compared Kit’s behaviour with that of her brother. “I explained it to her in these...
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22
Aug

Stevenage FC under fire after stewards force female fans to show their bras

Stevenage Football Club has come under fire after stewards reportedly forced female football fans to show them their bras. Female fans have accused the club of a “gross invasion of privacy” after they were allegedly asked to lift their tops to show their bras during searches that took place in front of male fans and...
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Yvette
22
Aug

Twitter is “failing women” by “giving a platform to hatred”, says Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper has accused Twitter of ‘failing women’ by not acting quickly enough on racist and sexist abuse by users of the social media site. In a letter co-signed by Fawcett Society chief executive Sam Smethers, Cooper described the social media giant as “disgraceful and irresponsible”. Set up in the 19th century, The Fawcett Society’s...
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22
Aug

RAF appoints its first female Drum Major

The Royal Air Force has appointed Sergeant Hilary Rosenthal as Deputy Drum Major – the first female to ever hold the role. Sgt Rosenthal, 31, from Greasby, on The Wirral, joined the RAF in November 2004 on French horn, serving with the Central Band. In March 2015, she was posted to the Band of the...
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