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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.

16
Oct

#MakeOnePersonAware | One in 200 carry faulty gene that predisposes them to an 85 per cent chance of developing breast, ovarian or prostate cancer

Hereditary breast cancer could be responsible for up to 10 per cent of breast cancers. However, awareness of this is still very low amongst women worldwide despite some high profile celebrities like Angelina Jolie having preventative surgery themselves. There is a lot of confusion about the BRCA gene and other mutated genes but the simple...
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11
Oct

International Day of the Girl Child | 11 October

Since 2012, 11 October has been celebrated as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. The United Nations led initiative, International Day of the Girl Child supports more than 1.1 billion girls...
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04
Oct

#EthnicityPayGap | Dianne Greyson

Article extract provided by Dianne Greyson In April 2018 I wrote an article about the Ethnicity Pay Gap. I wrote the article to raise awareness about the issue. It received great response and it made me realise more needed to be done. Whenever possible I shared my views on the subject using the hashtag that...
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24
Sep

Gender imbalance in business | Infographic

The latest YouGov research revealed the shocking result that only a third of Brits know the meaning of the ‘gender pay gap’. In light of this, SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk has delved into exclusive data to highlight the extent of the UK gender imbalance disparity. The research shows data such as the disparity in higher education, women’s roles...
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07
Sep

Black British Business Awards announce their 2018 finalists

The Black British Business Awards have announced their finalists for 2018. The list recognises the trailblazers and rising stars who represent the very best of the UK’s vibrant business sector. The BBBAwards are the only premium awards programme to celebrate both the exceptional performance and outstanding achievements of black professionals and entrepreneurs in global, small...
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Brexit- A Girl’s Best Friend (F)
07
Sep

Planning for post-Brexit Britain presents opportunities for all

Two years on from the Brexit vote, Britain’s businesses are still wrestling with how to manage their workforce when faced with the possibility of changes to employment regulations. A recent report estimated the vote to date has cost the UK between £20bn-£40bn and large international companies have expressed concerns about the impact of new trade...
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24
Aug

The impact of gender bias in the workplace | Infographic

This latest infographic from Sage People provides an in-depth overview of the current position of gender biases in the workplace.  Image credit: Sage People
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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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