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October 18, 2017
Gabrielle Union
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Oct

Gabrielle Union: “Modest dressing doesn’t save women from sexual assault”

Gabrielle Union has spoken out about victim-shaming in a conversation about sexual assault and its repercussions. During a live filming on ESSENCE Yes, Girl!, the Bring it On! actress discussed the Harvey Weinstein scandal and how women were ‘blamed’ on social media for ‘going into his hotel room in the first place’. She explained: “I...
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Inspirational Woman: Sulinna Ong | VP Artist Marketing at Deezer
18
Oct

Inspirational Woman: Sulinna Ong | VP Artist Marketing at Deezer

Sulinna Ong is Vice President of Artist Marketing at Deezer. Ms. Ong is responsible for leading Deezer’s Artist Marketing team globally and setting its strategy and working directly with labels and managers to identify opportunities that will appeal to content creators and music lovers. Ong brings 16 years’ experience of pioneering global marketing strategies in...
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18
Oct

Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigns after sexual harassment allegations

Amazon Studios executive Roy Price has stepped down following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer. The accusations were made by Isa Hackett, the daughter of author Philip K. Dick and a producer on Amazon’s Man in the High Castle. Hackett published her account in the Hollywood Reporter, detailing how Price repeatedly propositioned her following...
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Lauren Kisser
18
Oct

Inspirational Woman: Lauren Kisser | Director, Amazon Prime Air

Lauren Kisser is a Director of Amazon Prime Air, a delivery system from Amazon designed to safely get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones. Did you ever sit down and plan your career? I was exposed to computers and technology from an early age and by...
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18
Oct

How Tamar is fighting modern slavery

  What is Tamar? Tamar is a befriending service that works to fight Modern Slavery with a focus trafficked women in Massage Parlours, Independent Flats and Brothels. When was Tamar launched? Tamar began working in Westminster in 2013.  We have grown from six volunteers to 50 volunteers and one full time staff member. Why was...
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18
Oct

Unemployment remains at lowest rate since 1975

Unemployment remains at its lowest rate since 1975, according to figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The latest ONS figures show that unemployment currently stands at 4.3 per cent, with 32.10 million people in work – 317,000 more than last year. Employment has risen due to an increase in full-time and permanent...
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Christy Turlington
18
Oct

Sexual harassment is ‘tolerated’ in the fashion industry, says Christy Turlington Burns

Christy Turlington Burns has opened up about sexual harassment in the fashion industry, calling it ‘widely known’ and ‘tolerated’. In light of the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein, Turlington Burns revealed that ‘predatory’ behaviour in the industry needs to be addressed. Discussing the subject with WWD, the supermodel revealed she had personally never been mistreated...
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18
Oct

Priyanka Chopra: “Feminism is giving women opportunities without judging them for the decisions they make”

Priyanka Chopra has spoken out about her frustrations with women who reject the ‘feminist’ label in a candid interview with Variety. Speaking in Variety‘s Power of Women LA edition, Baywatch star Priyanka Chopra expressed her annoyance at female friends who don’t class themselves as feminists. “I see so many girlfriends of mine who are like,...
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