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Women for Women : “Brands are dropping the ball by missing out on this household spending segment”

Women for Women : “Brands are dropping the ball by missing out on this household spending segment”

by on March 6, 2019

It is no secret that women hold the keys to household spending. And despite earning 80 cents on the dollar (and far less for women of colour), their share of personal wealth in the U.S. keeps increasing—to about 60 percent—meaning they will have close to $22 trillion (that is not a typo!) by 2020.

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Important lessons for women starting a business in their 40’s

Important lessons for women starting a business in their 40’s

by on September 11, 2017

Some people think that being 40 means you’re over the hill, but many women today are proving that life truly begins at 40. Instead of slowing down, they make drastic changes and reinvent themselves.

It’s now quite common to see women launching a business venture at this age. They say it’s intensely intimidating, and even reckless to a certain degree, but they go ahead with it because the prospect of success is just too great to pass up.

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54,000 new mothers may be forced out of their jobs in Britain each year

54,000 new mothers may be forced out of their jobs in Britain each year

by on April 7, 2016

The Equalities and Human Rights Commission appoint 23red to tackle pregnancy and maternity discrimination

Recent research conducted by the EHRC and The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) suggests that around 54,000 new mothers may be forced out of their jobs in Britain each year.

These findings are based on a survey in which 11% of the women interviewed reported having been dismissed, made compulsorily redundant where others in their workplace were not, or treated so poorly they felt they had to leave their jobs.

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Revisit : Women for Women 30+ articles worth checking

by on December 14, 2015

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Women for Women Video : Barbie – Imagine the Possibilities

by on November 14, 2015

Hidden cameras capture real reactions to girls imagining everything they might one day become.

"Okay. This whole video is so cute. At first I watched it as an ad, but then I HAD to go back and watch the whole thing over again bc it was just that adorable"

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Magazines, fashion brands and model management firms are embracing body positivity

by on July 24, 2015

Plus size model graces the cover of a women's running magazine(mashable.com)

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Controversial ‘Lesbian Kiss’ ad cleared after complaints made on religious grounds

by on March 8, 2013

Harvey Nichols 'Lesbian Kiss'
  • A Harvey Nichols campaign showing women about to kiss their mirror image has escaped censure after drawing complaints that it was sexually explicit and offensive on religious grounds.
  • Harvey Nichols pointed out that the ads did not depict a lesbian kiss but rather a woman kissing herself, which was also made clear by the text.
  • It added that it did not believe that an image of the same person, or of two people, on the brink of kissing could be regarded as sexually explicit and therefore capable of causing widespread offence.

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Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams / “He and his eyebrows will be missed”

by on December 30, 2012

What we lost in 2012: Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams
Who took it: The Rt. Rev. Justin Welby, women, gays.

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Women for Women: So, Mr Hucknall, do you remember all their names?

by on November 21, 2012

The singer is reported to have slept with 3,000 women. In an exclusive interview, he tells Ed Power what really happened on the road

So, Mick Hucknall, what's it like to sleep with 3,000 women? "To quote Sinatra, 'I have lived a full life'," says the Simply Red singer after a pause that threatens to go on longer than his new album. [more…]

Women for Women: Move over cougars. Meet the nougars…

by on November 12, 2012

What kind of a cruel, ageist world are we living in when 'cougars' -- that rather contentious term for ladies of a certain vintage with a predilection for younger men -- are being nudged out of their demographic and cultural stratum in favour of more 'Generation Y' models?

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