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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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Gender Equal Pay? Eventually

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by

Gender pay gap reporting is still a new idea in UK and not everyone is complying. But the information we have is pretty interesting as you can see here. Plus, the sports pay gap, and how employers advertise their jobs. This post also includes an update on my personal development courses for women and, weirdly maybe, a picture of my kitchen… Kitchen table talk

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Why Beige Makes You Ill.

Posted on February 15th, 2019 by

How good are you at looking after yourself. In this post we look at what is a beige diet and how it changed Jeanette’s Hyde’s life, and how attitudes towards women’s bodies are changing as women reclaim the imagery for themselves. Plus, news of a brand new course and a request for help as well as an offer on a special RenewYou day near Bath

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100 First Women. Have You Seen it Yet?

Posted on February 4th, 2019 by

By chance I found myself at an exhibition featuring women only ay Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire. It was the 100 First women project with photographs by Anita Corbin. Glorious! You can read about it. Plus, a couple of musings on the wisdom of older women.

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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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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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