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

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Female founders involved in one of the UK’s first BAME incubator programmes set to pitch their businesses

Twenty fearless female founders of colour are on the path to launching their own businesses following a chance to develop their ideas through a trailblazing South London incubator programme. Launched by Hatch enterprise in mid-October with the financial support of NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator programme is one of the UK’s only small...
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Anthem released to mark International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

Urban Voices Collective and Bond string quartet have teamed up with celebrated composer David Arnold to release the finale song from this year’s #March4Women: the classic women’s rights anthem “You don’t own me” reworked by Arnold, in aid of charity CARE International. The song and video has been released on YouTube, Google Play and itunes,...
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Penny Mordaunt announces £600,000 to help vulnerable women to return to work when they are ready

Minister for Women and Equalities, Penny Mordaunt, announces £600,000 to help vulnerable women to return to work when they are ready. The fund is a new phase of the returners programme to help people who have been out of work to care for others. Organisations from across England will be able to bid for grants...
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International Men’s Day: November 19 | A day to improve gender relations and promote unity

International Men’s Day focuses on improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, producing responsible males and highlighting positive male role models. It also looks at addressing issues such as parenting, positive male role models, families and healthy life choices for men. The inaugural International Men’s Day was held in Trinidad and Tobago on November 19 in...
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Messi earns 35 times more per minute than the top female footballer

Football’s leading female player Alex Morgan is paid 35 times less than Lionel Messi for minute she spends on the pitch. The findings come from Pay-As-You-Go energy provider Boost, revealing a significant gender pay gap across some professional sports. Boost divided salaries of the top sports men and women by the amount of time they...
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Fawcett Society launch equal pay advice service | Equal Pay Day

Leading campaigning charity, The Fawcett Society, has launched an equal pay advice service, as new research reveals one in three workers are unaware pay discrimination is illegal.  The research, conducted by The Fawcett Society, has shown that a culture of pay secrecy persists in UK workplaces, which allows pay discrimination to thrive. Launched on the...
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Women across the UK to go ‘Out of Office’ for Equal Pay Day

This Friday, 9th November, the Women’s Equality Party is encouraging women to declare themselves Out Of Office not just for the day but for the remainder of 2018. The gender pay gap means that from this date, they will effectively work for free. By setting Out Of Office notifications, women will be able to draw...
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First UK photography exhibition captures Saturday Girls at work across Britain

JOB TODAY, the UK’s leading mobile hiring app, is championing young females in the British workforce, by announcing the UK’s first photography exhibition that captures ‘Saturday Girls’ on the job across Britain. Acclaimed British photographer, Lewis Khan, was commissioned to travel the nation to capture women aged 16 to 29 years old, and showcase 10...
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