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November 20, 2017
20
Nov

Over a third of women think they will be demoted after a career break

Professional women who go on an extended career break risk taking on a junior role when they return to work, a new survey says. Over a third of respondents in Women Returners’ survey said they expected to go back to work in a more junior level. According to the research, women returning to work may...
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sanitary products featured
20
Nov

Just six per cent of women feel positive about their periods

Just six per cent of women feel positive about their periods, according to new research. The research, conducted by Anglian Water and FabLittleBag, revealed a surprising range of attitudes and experiences about how women handle their periods. When asked how they felt about their periods, 61 per cent of those surveyed expressing negative feelings, with...
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#ICouldHaveBeen
20
Nov

#ICouldHaveBeen campaign launches to highlight violence against women

Ahead of International Elimination Of Violence Against Women’s Day on November 25, a new campaign,  #ICouldHaveBeen has launched. The Kering Foundation will host its sixth annual White Ribbon Day campaign, which raises awareness of violence against women and girls around the world. Creative directors from luxury fashion houses such as Gucci, Stella McCartney and Christopher...
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20
Nov

Reading redefined with Reading In Heels

Reading, Redefined? Reading in Heels has just launched with the aim of putting the pleasure back into reading, taking the guesswork out of finding books you actually want to read, and helping women to read more, more often. It’s about being so absorbed by a book that you totally forget about your phone. About slowing...
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inappropriate
20
Nov

Are you comfortable calling out inappropriate behaviour?

How do you think your organisation would respond if you raised an issue around inappropriate behaviour? Would you have the confidence to call it out if it happened to you or you witnessed it?  What would you do if a colleague told you they had been subjected to harassment? These questions are timely as we’ve read...
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Vera Jourova ‏
20
Nov

EU’s Vĕra Jourová pushes 40 per cent quota for women on company boards

The European commission is introducing proposals for a quota for women on company boards to change the slow progress to gender equality. Vĕra Jourová, the commissioner for justice and gender equality, will publish proposals that prioritise women when candidates of equal merit were being considered for the same role. Her proposal will be put into...
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Mama Marbles Christmess featured
20
Nov

Discover Mama Marbles, an all-female production company

Mama Marbles is a production company and collective consisting of a group of boss mamas! Made up of a collection of passionate, intelligent and free women, our aim is to hold space for fun, creativity and innovative thinking. We host pop ups that cover all manner of experiences and hope to one day have a...
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