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Sheila Dillon in Interview – Inspirational Woman

Posted on January 22nd, 2019 by

Meet Sheila Dillon from BBC’s The Food programme. Hear her views on ‘puritanical’ food and how she took back some control when diagnosed with cancer. She is passionate about good food for everyone and has some pithy things to say about the food industry. And if she weren’t presenting and writing she’d be a

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Changing ‘The Money Shot’ in Favour of Women, Lucy-Anne Holmes

Posted on January 16th, 2019 by

Lucy Anne Holmes is well known for her successful campaign to put a stop to the notorious page 3. Now she is on another mission to free women. How? Well, check out her latest book, Don’t Hold My Head Down. She is an inspiration and you may just learn something. I did!

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2019 – Women in Film, Women Writers, and ..er…Nepotism

Posted on January 7th, 2019 by

2019 is with us. Have you made plans? I tend to resolve the same thing every year- do more for gender equality, support more women, and get healthy. I’m also hoping to bring you some more inspiring interviews this year with some great women. So check out this post when we cover film, female writers and a I do a bit of blatant family promotion

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Women in the Armed Forces (?) and Why Men Need Tampons

Posted on December 13th, 2018 by

Check out this gloriously ironic picture tweeted by Stella Creasy. And find out what are next book club choice is and share your thoughts. Plus, an early bird booking offer for Speak Up next year! Come and join us in Bristol.

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Shocking News! Men Far Too Emotional When it Comes to ….

Posted on November 27th, 2018 by

Women are frequently described as risk averse when it comes to money. It’s not usually intended as a compliment. Women are not deemed as good as men when it comes to finance, which must be true, mustn’t it, as most senior figures in finance are men. Well, like so many things when it comes to debunking old sexist tropes, the evidence does not support this claim. One gender makes much more money, guess which one…?

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Women’s Voices – We’re Mad But Not Insane!

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by

Women’s voices are not heard. And if we speak up so much that we cannot be ignored we are often subject to abuse, often by doubting our sanity. Because women that question the patriarchy, the established order, must be mad, mustn’t they? Just ask Carole Cadwalladr.

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