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Women, Don’t Fall for This One!

Posted on April 11th, 2017 by

There’s a myth circulating lately with potentially devastating consequences for women. It’s creeping us on us everywhere and now, it seems, young American women are falling for it hook, line and sinker. Don’t be fooled.

How to Belittle Powerful Women

Posted on March 28th, 2017 by

How women are viewed in the media. Beautiful legs or too intelligent with friends so husband can beat you? It’s a plethora of mixed messages but the outcome is always the same, women are discriminated against.

Female Power, the stories, by the excellent Mary Beard

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by

We love Mary Beard at Changing People and here she is in full flow at London Review of Books, on the language and metaphors used to describe women in power. Very entertaining, and still shocking. Grab a cuppa and settle down to listen.

Are You an ‘Uppity’ Woman?

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by

Uppity woman are everywhere. You may be an uppity woman yourself. I certainly hope so. The world needs many more uppity woman. Shout out loud and strong about the achievements of women. #LoveUppityWoman Uppity women your country needs YOU!

International Women’s Day – Meet some amazing women

Posted on March 8th, 2017 by

On International Women’s Day 2017 we’re stopping by to meet three very inspirational women: Bella Vuillermoz of Sky UK, Anita Anand, BBC journalist and author, and Kat Heathcote, successful business woman. You cannot help but be inspired!

Women in the News – Tamsin Greig, Actor

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by

Tamsin Greig is playing in Shakespeare. Not especially surprising news, she’s a very good actress. However, she is playing a role usually taken by a man and that is unusual. In Shakespeare’s day men usually took on the women’s roles and Tamsin says she can see no reason why women shouldn’t play parts usually taken by men. “There is no part that a woman can’t do” she said. Tamsin is performing the role of Malvolio, in Twelfth Night, directed by

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