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Why Women Lack Confidence – Gender Equality Rules

Posted on March 14th, 2019 by

There are lots of fabulous books out at the moment, including The Gendered Brain from Gina Rippon, and Invisible Women from Caroline Criado Perez. Both well worth reading. And both someway to explaining why so many surveys into women’s progress say women lack confidence. It’s a man’s world, and as Caroline’s books show, often actually dangerous for women. Plus, news of our Women’s Personal Development Courses

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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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Do You Care Who is on Your Banknotes? Plus, WWBC!

Posted on November 12th, 2018 by

Have you heard of Ada Lovelace? Most people when they think of scientists fall back on images of men. The Bank of England is looking for suggestions for its new £50 note. Its website features an illustration of a man but wouldn’t it to be good to have a female? You can participate by a quick visit to their website and add your suggestions. Up the Women! Th link to the bank is in the post. Hurry! We don’t have long.

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A *Paean of Praise to Caitlin Moran – How to Be Famous

Posted on October 22nd, 2018 by

Has Caitlin Moran written a book that will go down as a great piece of feminist literature? Who knows? I think so. I think it’s a witty, laugh out loud, tear inducing novel of our time and that it should be compulsory reading in all schools. It is an explanation and a rebuttal for #MeToo. It is simply glorious. How to Be Famous, read it.

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Update on Lucy Atkins & her Night Visitor

Posted on June 6th, 2017 by

Lucy Atkins has a new novel out, The Night Visitor, a tour de force of characterisation and suspense. In this interview she shares the inspiration behind this latest story, and also some advice on how to get the first book published. Oh, and some stuff on dung beetles…

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