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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.

2018 Hatch Fearless Female Founder FFI launch party (11) featured
06
Dec

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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28
Nov

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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22
Nov

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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12
Nov

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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Shana Kandola featured
02
Nov

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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gender equality featured
31
Oct

The fight for equality now – not in 2047

The fight for equality in the UK approached a turning point on 4th April 2018 when companies were forced to reveal their gender pay gap. The results were as expected – almost eight in ten companies and public-sector bodies pay men more than women. But what did these results actually reveal? The figures and the...
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claudine-adeyemi
30
Oct

Rising Star alumni goes big with Career Ear app

Rising Star alumni, Claudine Adeyemi, founder and CEO of Career Ear has announced a new partnership with O2’s Go Think Big. The partnership will drive forward a shared vision of widening access to opportunities and careers advice to young people throughout the UK. They will share more opportunities to engage with young people; particularly those...
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Workplace Wellness Awards featured
25
Oct

Baby2Body’s Workplace Wellness Awards to celebrate UK companies committed to promoting prenatal & maternal wellbeing

Baby2Body is very proud to announce their new annual initiative, the Workplace Wellness Awards. Baby2Body is focused on championing comprehensive healthy lifestyles for pregnant women and mothers, so, they’ve created a platform to recognize companies in the UK that provide healthy environments and innovative solutions to support employees who are pregnant and/or returning from maternity...
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