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The latest female centric news stories from around the world focusing on women in business, technology, careers and current affairs.

In this section, you will find all the latest news from across the globe, written by our team of in-house journalists. You can also browse our archive where all of our old news content can be found.

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16
Aug

A-Level Results: Strikingly low number of girls taking ICT & STEM subjects

A strikingly low number of girls are taking ICT and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, according to statistics. As A-level results came out this morning, results showed that the majority of girls are still not taking technology and STEM subjects. In fact, this year, only 0.4 per cent of girls took ICT, compared...
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16
Aug

British girls forced into marriage are victims of immigration incompetence

Child brides and forced marriages are a worldwide problem and are not bound to any one nationality or religion. Under British law, the practice has been prohibited since 2014 and is punishable by up to seven years in prison. Forced Marriage Protection Orders are also issued to aid victims which, if breached, can result in...
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15
Aug

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill leads Santander’s first Tour de Force showcasing inspirational women

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has helped launch Santander and Transport for London’s (TfL) first Tour de Force. Tour de Force is London’s first sightseeing cycle tour dedicated to showcasing the stories of inspirational women through history. Launched to celebrate this year’s centenary of the first women winning the right to vote in the UK, the free...
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09
Aug

Rising Star winner, Trishna Bharadia, honoured by Prime Minister

Rising Star winner, Trishna Bharadia has been honoured by Prime Minister, Theresa May, for supporting people living with MS and other chronic conditions. Bharadia, 38, is the latest recipient of the Points of Light award, which recognises outstanding volunteers who are making a change in their community and inspiring others. Each day, someone, somewhere in the...
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02
Aug

100 per cent of UK employers have published gender pay gap data

For the first time ever, 100 per cent of UK employers have published their gender pay gap data. Under new regulations that came into force in April 2017, all employers with over 250 employees are required to report their gender pay gap data. All 10,000 UK employers that the Government has identified as having over...
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17
Jul

Women are still being under-represented in executive ranks

Women are still being under-represented in executive ranks, according to a new report. The report, conducted by Cranfield School of Management and sponsored by Aviva, highlights the lack of progress in improving gender diversity at the highest executive positions of FTSE 350 companies. Despite progress in female representation in non-executive board positions, the report identifies...
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13
Jul

WeAreTheCity talks to teenagers

WeAreTheCity regularly opens its doors to help youngsters gain work experience. To date, we have had six apprentices and provided over 12 weeks of work experience for young girls and boys in the Essex and London area. This week we hosted two fourteen year olds and set them the task of creating their own article,...
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13
Jul

Rising Star Awards 2018 | In Words

WeAreTheCity celebrated the winners of the 2018 Rising Star Awards last night, at a prestigious ceremony hosted by NewsUK, London. Over 200 winners, sponsors, judges and guests attended and enjoyed a champagne reception and welcome by Vanessa Vallely OBE, Managing Director, WeAreTheCity; and Chris Duncan, Managing Director, Times Newspaper Ltd. June Sarpong MBE, TV Presenter...
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