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Current Affairs for Women

news paper, current affairs for womenHere you will find the latest current affairs and news for women from around the world focusing on business, technology, career news and much more. Explore the latest news from across the globe, written by our team of in-house journalists. This section is regularly updated as news breaks, so be sure to check back for updates.

WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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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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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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11
Jul

“We are making progress”, says BBC director but men still dominate the BBC’s top salaries list

Men are still dominating the BBC’s top salaries list, with the top 12 earners slots all taken by men. Gary Lineker is now top of the list, overtaking Chris Evans as the highest paid person at the BBC. Lineker is reported to have earnt between £1.75m to £1.76m in 2017-18. Claudia Winkleman is still the...
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06
Jul

Increased number of city professional will take a pay cut to work flexibly

A rising number of city professionals are willing to take a pay cut to work more flexibly, according to new research. The research, conducted by leading recruiting expert, Hays Financial Markets, found that 41 per cent of city professionals would take a cut in wages for more flexible options as many of focus on achieving...
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