Women's Issues

6 December 2011

More Women Choosing To Set Up Business

More women than ever are choosing to work for themselves, according to new data from Simply Business, the UK’s largest online business insurance broker.  The company has seen a 12 per ...

5 December 2011

New trend helping to boost confidence

A passionate business woman has started a new trend whilst on her mission to positively transform women's wardrobes and confidence. Nicola Cupples, from Macclesfield, began My Style Companion after noticing a ...
1 December 2011

Give some hands-on help to Aids orphans

The fact that it is World Aids Day today may not make much of an impact on most people in the UK, where HIV is “yesterday’s news” – however the ...
29 November 2011

Rachel Stevens – "How I Boost My Confidence"

It seems female body confidence is at an all time low, with four in five women saying they wish they had more, according to new research. The biggest worry is weight, ...
28 November 2011

Women Best At Online Socialising

 Dr Ruth Page, of the Department of English, University of Leicester, has completed an extensive study of the use of social media – including how celebrities harness Twitter as a ...
28 November 2011

Alesha Dixon speaks out against domestic abuse

Alesha Dixon is supporting Avon's 1in4 women campaign - which exposes the shocking reality that one in four women will experience physical violence at some point in their life. The ...
24 November 2011

Women honoured for role in the workplace

Women have once again been celebrated for their presence in the workplace. Red Magazine's annual Red Hot Women Awards, in association with euphoria Calvin Klein, celebrates the impact that women ...
18 November 2011

Top Tools For Women Entrepreneurs

To empower women who might be considering the entrepreneurial route, Business Link has launched two new online services to help people to start-up and grow their businesses. The Start-Up Service, called ...

18 November 2011

Female Entrepreneurs: Lessons learnt from the US

In 2010 there were almost 1.2 million self-employed women - 30% more than there were in 2000 - but there is still a huge gap between women entrepreneurs and male ...

17 November 2011

Women of the Future Awards 2011

The best of British female talent has been recognised at this year’s Women of the Future Awards. Entrepreneur and businesswoman Hayley Gait-Golding was amongst 8 of Britain’s most inspirational young women ...

17 November 2011

Tinie Tempah, Rupert Grint and Leona Lewis among stars supporting Little Stars Award

Tinie Tempah, Leona Lewis and Rupert Grint are just a few of the stars that are backing the Little Star Awards. These unique awards, run by Cancer Research UK in ...
9 November 2011

Women's sports missing out on big sponsorship deals ahead of the Olympics

Baroness Grey-Thompson says women’s sport is ‘spectacularly missing out’ on the big deals, as leading charity says time is ripe to invest in women’s sport.A new report, from The Commission ...
7 October 2011

New charity to tackle cancer death rate in developing countries

In developing countries, breast and cervical cancer is rapidly becoming the leading cause of cancer-related deaths.  Worldwide, it is estimated that 85 per cent of cervical cancer cases occur in ...
5 October 2011

The charity Dreamgirls celebrates five years with five events

This week the charity Dreamgirls are celebrating five years since they first launched, in that time they've done some amazing work which doesn't always mean making the most money. Dreamgirls ...
30 September 2011

Rape calls increase because of Coronation Street

Rape Crisis have received a record number of calls this week, in direct response to Coronation Street storyline depicting the rape of character Carla Connor. The flagship centre in South ...
30 September 2011

Louise Redknapp visits Uganda

Louise Redknapp visited Uganda earlier this month to see how some of the money raised this Red Nose Day is helping to change the lives across Africa. Red Nose Day ...
28 September 2011

Alexandra Burke helps to raise money for Save the Children

Alexandra Burke is telling the world what matters most to her in a unique way. As part of Aviva's You Are The Big Picture campaign, huge scale projections will give ...
26 September 2011

Saudi women win right to vote

Women in Saudi Arabia have won the right to vote and stand for election for the first time.King Abdullah made the announcement and says that the first chance of this ...
24 September 2011

Wanda Sykes On Breast Cancer

Comedienne Wanda Sykes has opened up for the first time about her secret breast cancer battle. The Curb Your Enthusiasm star revealed all about her health crisis in a taped interview ...

16 September 2011

Kelly Brook Strips For PETA Campaign

KELLY BROOK UNVEILS SEXY CAMPAIGN TARGETING EXOTIC-SKINS TRADE ON EVE OF FASHION WEEK London – As fashionistas from around the world gather for London Fashion Week, actor and model Kelly Brook ...
1 September 2011

Female Junior Execs Break Down Gender Pay Barrier

New figures released today (31 August 2011) by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) show that female executives are earning as much as their male counterparts for the first time since ...

12 August 2011

1in4 Women Campaign Launched

Yesterday, Avon Cosmetics and national domestic violence charity Refuge launched a new online campaign to expose the shocking reality that one woman in four experiences domestic violence at some point ...

9 August 2011

Search Begins For The Next Generation Of British Female Talent

The search to unearth Britain’s female talent of tomorrow begins with the launch of the Women of the Future Awards 2011. Founded by Pinky Lilani OBE in 2006 with Caspian Media, ...

5 August 2011

Quit dieting and get a lifestyle

After all that effort to lose a few pounds, denying yourself those treats you crave and working hard doing exercise all with the possibility that after a few months the ...