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Entertainment

Rona Fairhead Named As The BBC Trust’s First Female Chairperson

Rona Fairhead Named As The BBC Trust’s First Female Chairperson

If you, like us, get exciting when we hear about female trailblazers in the media, then remember the name Rona Fairhead. The former Financial Times chief executive has just been […]

Sports

Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls

Muslim Female Boxer Causing Controversy While Inspiring Other Girls

This is a story about art imitating life in a truly inspiring way. When you think of boxing you usually think of the greats like Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and […]

Body Image

Body Image Campaigner Shuts Down Bullies With Bravery

Body Image Campaigner Shuts Down Bullies With Bravery

The worldwide body positivity movement is a powerful thing. We love seeing ordinary men and women taking a stand against bullying and showing others that all bodies are good bodies, […]

Causes, Politics

The World’s First ‘Girl Summit’ Tackles Child Marriage & FGM

The World’s First ‘Girl Summit’ Tackles Child Marriage & FGM

The UK is on a roll! The British government teamed up with UNICEF for a first-of-its-kind conference called the Girl Summit, which was aimed at mobilizing domestic and international efforts […]

Entertainment

UK’s ‘Stuff’ Magazine Banning Scantily-Clad Women From All Covers

UK’s ‘Stuff’ Magazine Banning Scantily-Clad Women From All Covers

Hooray! Some amazing progress has been made in terms of women being placed on the cover of men’s magazines simply for objectified pleasure. The UK’s largest gadget publication, ‘Stuff’ Magazine […]

Celebrities

Nicole Scherzinger: “Don’t Give Up, You’re Meant For Something Special”

Nicole Scherzinger: “Don’t Give Up, You’re Meant For Something Special”

Nicole Scherzinger is one of our fave female popstars. She has bucket loads of talent, is ridiculously hot, and always maintains a humble, sweet persona on TV and in interviews. […]

Politics

Forced Marriage Made Illegal By Law In The UK

Forced Marriage Made Illegal By Law In The UK

The UK has just brought about a new landmark law regarding forced marriages (note: different to arranged marriages) which will hopefully send a loud and clear message to countries everywhere: […]

Causes

Lush Cosmetics Stage Controversial Animal Rights Protest

Lush Cosmetics Stage Controversial Animal Rights Protest

Protests are a great (yet often dangerous) way to get a point across to someone, or a group of people, and it can also be the very thing that brings […]

Causes

Female Genital Mutilation Campaigns In The UK Achieve Two Major Breakthroughs

Female Genital Mutilation Campaigns In The UK Achieve Two Major Breakthroughs

Recognize this group of girls, or at least the one in the middle behind the stack of boxes? That’s 17 year old UK student Fahma Mohamed who is the face […]

Causes

Meet The 18 Y/O Female Student Behind The No Makeup Selfie Phenomenon

Meet The 18 Y/O Female Student Behind The No Makeup Selfie Phenomenon

It is the latest viral craze to sweep social media. The ‘No Makeup Selflie’ phenomenon has seen almost every woman around the world post photos of themselves sans makeup, in […]

Fashion & Beauty

UK Retailer TK Maxx Casts Real Shoppers, Inc. 62 Y/O Swimsuit Model, For New Campaign

UK Retailer TK Maxx Casts Real Shoppers, Inc. 62 Y/O Swimsuit Model, For New Campaign

Imagine if you were shopping at your favorite store and a representative from the company asked you to model for their next campaign simply because you were loyal to them? […]

Fashion & Beauty

Burberry Hires Its First Indian Model, Fashion Fans Rejoice In The Name Of Diversity

Burberry Hires Its First Indian Model, Fashion Fans Rejoice In The Name Of Diversity

What’s this? A high fashion luxury brand thinking outside the box to possibly include a more varied type of customer base? Say it isn’t so! The latest brand to diversify […]

Fashion & Beauty

A New ‘Anti’ Modeling Agency Setting New Regulations For The Modeling World

A New ‘Anti’ Modeling Agency Setting New Regulations For The Modeling World

If you are an aspiring model but aren’t over 6 foot tall and are larger than a size zero, there’s a good chance you have been told you need to […]

Working Women

UK Doctor Quits Cushy Job, Starts Crucial Flying Doctor Service In Nigeria Instead

UK Doctor Quits Cushy Job, Starts Crucial Flying Doctor Service In Nigeria Instead

If any of you are medical students or happen to know one, you know what a grueling process it is to finally get those two letters permanently attached to your […]

Causes

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

Women Who Had Double Mastectomies Pose For A “BRCA Babes” Calendar To Raise Money

When Angelina Jolie wrote an article in the New York Times in 2013 detailing her elective double mastectomy surgery because she was at risk of having breast cancer due to […]