Women's Issues

14 September 2013

Sara Gilbert 'Johnny Galecki Helping me Come to Terms With Sexuality'

Openly gay actress Sara Gilbert has credited her ex-boyfriend Johnny Galecki with helping her embrace her sexuality while they were still in a relationship. Gilbert spoke candidly about Galecki in an ...
3 July 2013

Connie Britton Supports Texas Women With T-Shirt Range

Connie Britton is releasing a T-shirt range to show her support for the women of Texas, where politicians are debating controversial legislation to ban abortion. The actress has teamed up with bosses ...

18 January 2013

Famous Women Who Have Taken A Chance To Progress In Their Careers

In order to progress in our careers we must be willing to take a chance. These famous women have taken a chance to get ahead in their careers. JK Rowling JK Rowling ...
17 January 2013

Nude pregnant women photos – will they ever be acceptable?

Seeing celebrities (or not) posing nude in the media is very common and acceptable nowadays. However, part of public still doesn’t seem to be so comfortable with seeing photos of ...
13 January 2013

Nastassja Kinski Applauds Sister for Speaking out About Father's Abuse

Actress Nastassja Kinski has applauded her half-sister Pola for going public with allegations their father, celebrated actor Klaus Kinski, sexually assaulted her from the age of five. The Cat People star ...

12 January 2013

Jimmy Savile Raped 30 Children, Says Official Report

An official inquiry into disgraced British TV icon Jimmy Savile has concluded he raped at least 30 children and abused 450 victims. The late star, who died in 2011 aged 84, ...
5 December 2012

Woman's domination of social media revealed

New research by Scottish whiskey company, Chivas, has highlighted the different ways in which men and women interact on social networking sites and showing that women outnumber men on nearly ...
5 October 2012

Plan UK To Celebrate International Day of the Girl

Global children’s charity Plan UK, which works with children in the world’s poorest countries, has created a one off interactive public installation to raise awareness for the first ever International ...

24 August 2012

Women of the Future Awards 2012 - The Search Is On

The search to unearth the brightest of Britain’s rising female stars begins today with the launch of the Women of the Future Awards 2012. Founded by Pinky Lilani OBE in 2006 ...

28 May 2012

Women Feel They Cannot Achieve 'Celebrity Sexy'

Celebrity culture makes women feel worse about themselves as they cannot afford to emulate the ideal, according to a paper published in the Journal of Gender Studies. In the study, which ...
26 May 2012

Stars Join Call For Afghan Women's Rights

AN SIR Patrick Stewart, Cynthia Nixon and Meryl Streep are among the stars backing an open letter urging U.S. President Barack Obama to support women's rights in Afghanistan. The note from ...
3 May 2012

Myleene Klass left broody after being a midwife for a day

Myleene Klass was left feeling broody after she launched Build It For Babies and took a hand at being a midwife for the day.  This past Tuesday, Myleene tried her hand ...
13 April 2012

The Secret to Success Are The People Around You

Despite 37% of all UK adults thinking that their success is down to their own merits, over a third (38%) think it is mostly down to the core people in ...

5 April 2012

Honeywell Strips For Animal Welfare

CBeebies star Sarah-Jane Honeywell is going into a small palce Easter — as she squeezes herself into a hens’ cage to highlight the poor conditions they chickens live in. Sarah-Jane is ...
3 April 2012

Brian May helps wildlife in South Africa

Queen guitar-legend Brian May CBE and acclaimed West End and Broadway singer Kerry Ellis made a special appearance at Granger Bay, Cape Town to launch the Pride of Cape Town ...
15 March 2012

Celebs sell themselves online for Sport Relief

Attention all online shopping fans! Today Sport Relief announced the return of Twitrelief, the online auction that gives the public the chance to buy incredible celebrity prizes.  Back for a second year, ...
6 March 2012

Does Life Really Begin At 40?

A new group of women aged 40 plus are proving it does, new research has revealed - meet ‘Generation Y-Not!’ who are more confident than ever, and four times happier ...

21 February 2012

Tickets On Sale For The Women Inspiration and Enterprise (WIE) Symposium

A host of prominent women from the worlds of business, politics, fashion and entertainment will congregate at the Women Inspiration and Enterprise (WIE) Symposium to lead a series of panels ...

16 January 2012

Israel debates segregation of women

800 delegates from 40 different countries are expected to attend the conference in Tel Aviv, which will include a special panel upholding the rights of Israeli women after recent events ...
10 January 2012

Haiti still needs help

Two years after a catastrophic earthquake brought death and destruction to communities in and around Haiti’s capital — tearing apart families, infrastructure and the economy — the country still faces ...
22 December 2011

Domestic violence is happening - help make it stop

The number of calls reporting domestic violence during the festive season are particularly high, what would you do if you heard it happening? Nearly one in five murders in London are ...
15 December 2011

Shocking study reveals nearly 20% of women are raped in US

The study reported nearly 1 in 5 women has been raped at some point in her life. 80% of victims were first raped before the age of 25. The shocking figures, ...
14 December 2011

Womens unemployment at new high

Women's unemployment has increased again by 45,000, the worst figure recorded since 1988. Gloomy data released from The Office for National Statistics reported that the figure for unemployed women now stands ...
12 December 2011

British volunteers needed for child slave rescue missions

Why donate when you can participate? This question is posed by Harry Kent, programme advisor for Projects Abroad – the volunteer organisation which has launched a campaign to rescue and ...