Women's Issues

10 December 2010

Bosses Take Note: Stay Away From the Christmas Party!

The perfect recipe for the office Christmas party? According to new research it should be served on Festive Friday (17 December), contains one part flirting, two measures of pop-tastic tunes ...
9 December 2010

Avon And Refuge Visit Downing Street To Save Women's Lives

Today, on the eve of Human Rights Day, families who have lost loved-ones to domestic violence joined Avon Cosmetics UK, Refuge and Sheryl Gascoigne to hand in a petition to ...
1 December 2010

Red's Hot Women Awards

Red magazine is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Red’s Hot Women Awards, in association with euphoria Calvin Klein, which celebrate British women in the workplace.This year has ...

21 October 2010

Breast Cancer - Celebs Patchwork Smart Car

A whole host of famous names have joined forces to raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign, by creating a life-size patchwork smart car to mark the launch of the limited ...
27 August 2010

Ella's Red Cross Work In Sierra Leone

Ella is a Red Cross worker in Sierra Leone as she tries to bring people an communities after the war, which ended eight years ago. Her family were some of the ...
19 July 2010

Victoria Wood Joins Mine Hunters In Laos

Star meets MAG technicians and bomb victims as part of BBC Lifeline appeal Manchester, July 2010: Celebrated British writer and comedian Victoria Wood has visited the war-scarred countryside of Laos to ...

30 June 2010

RAF Engineering: A Brighter Future for Teenage Girls

A group of 24 teenage girls from across the country were this week treated to a taste of life in the RAF, as part of the drive to encourage girls ...

17 June 2010

Empowering Women Awards

Yesterday Avon and national domestic violence charity Women’s Aid honoured the achievements of three remarkable women at the inaugural Avon and Women’s Aid Empowering Women Awards (16 June 2010). The awards ...
16 June 2010

Women Are Bored With Their Lives

90 per cent of British women want MORE. And that’s no surprise, with two thirds of British women admitting to being completely and utterly bored with their lives and nearly ...
1 May 2010

Jennifers Thoughts - Age is nothing but a number.

Today I was asked, by friend of my father’s, how old I was, and my reaction was hesitant, to say the least. I genuinely could not remember. I have no ...

28 April 2010

Olivia Munn Backs PETA Stance On Circus'

From appearing in summer blockbusters Date Night and Iron Man 2, Olivia Munn is entertaining audiences all over the globe. Olivia also has a soft spot for animals and was ...
18 March 2010

Work/Life Balance For Women

There’s an elusive middle ground between power women and caring mums - many women are desperate to find a balance that leaves them satisfied whilst still fulfilling their need to ...
9 March 2010

Royal Navy Recruits Female Submariners

Female Navy personnel are to be allowed to serve Royal Navy submarines after it was announced that twenty female ratings and officers had been assigned to the Vanguard-class submarines that ...
16 February 2010

Michelle Kegan Fronts Women Firefighters Campaign

With women making up just 3.6% of firefighters in England, Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan is fronting the ‘Ordinary People, Extraordinary Careers’ campaign to raise awareness among young women that ...
16 February 2010

3 Rifles Fundraiser - Women Going The Extra Mile For The Army

The British Army is one institution we can be proud of, whether it be fighting for our freedom or the freedom of other countries, the men and women in the ...

2 February 2010

Kathy Lette Launches Walk For Tabita

Kathy Lette, best-selling author of Mad Cows and Foetal Attraction, has joined forces with VSO to launch Walk for Tabita, a series of UK walks designed to raise over £50,000 ...

8 December 2009

What Do Your Feet Say About You?

Turns out, it’s our feet that do the talking when it comes to body language, according to new research which reveals a secret language of feet.  From lying to sexual attraction, ...

8 December 2009

Kym Mazelle Speaks For 'Girls Without Voices'

Plan UK have launched a campaign to give girls in developing countries a voice.Singer Kym Mazelle is one of the celebrities taking part in a silent carol concert in Trafalgar ...

7 December 2009

Kathy Lette Backs Girls without Voices Campaign

Kathy Lette shot to fame in the late seventies when she penned the novel Puberty Blues since then she has had a string of novels that have empowered women.And she ...

24 November 2009

Betty Makoni Speaks Out About Her Work

Betty Makoni has worked tirelessly to protect young victims of rape in her native Zimbabwe, also being a rape victim herself when she was a young girl.Fighting to bring these ...

18 November 2009

Girls Dream Of 'Male' Jobs

One in three girls could be set to ditch traditional female careers in favour of those normally associated with men, a new survey of 14 - 16 yr old girls,  ...
17 November 2009

Girls Without Voices Campaign Launched

Plan UK today marks the launch of its major Christmas campaign, Girls Without Voices, with new research finding that British women wish they’d taken more advantage of what the UK ...

17 November 2009

CNN Heroes of the Year

Beginning at 1 pm ET and continuing hourly through 10 pm on Thursday, October 1, CNN’s Anderson Cooper will announce a Top 10 2009 CNN Hero, culminating in an 11 ...

4 September 2009

Don't Let Danger Ruin Your Night Out- Top Tips To Stay Safe

Picking an outfit, styling your hair and putting on your make up are probably the things you think about before a night out- but what about the more pressing issue ...