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Women for Women – A ‘Moral DNA Test’ Reveals Women Are More Honest Than Men

by on July 30, 2012

Recent research by a leading philosopher has revealed that women are more moral than men – and it's ladies over 30 who are the most honest.

The study, by professor Roger Steare, based its conclusion on a ‘Moral DNA test’ which 60,000 participants from 200 countries completed in a bid to test their moral levels.

 

 

 

 

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Women for Women – Women who can’t do right for doing wrong

by on July 23, 2012

Society is missing an 11th commandment. Woman, thou shalt be judged. Last week, there were three high-profile examples. First, Madonna, who appeared on stage in tiny shorts, displaying her allegedly withered and hideous (though actually toned and fit) buttocks. Next Victoria Beckham, widely ridiculed for describing herself as the "average woman".

Finally Rihanna, who was accused of bleaching her skin. So here was a mixed bag of world-famous womanhood: past-it pop mutton, deluded skeletal hag, and self-hating black woman? "J'accuse!" went the cry, when in fact all three of these women are probably owed an apology.

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Women for Women – The relentless rise of Smash ‘n’ Grab Woman

by on July 16, 2012

Katharine Lloyd, left reeling when an acquaintance angled for an affair with her husband, discovers she is not alone in finding herself victim to a new, highly predatory female.

My husband and I walk into the drinks party. “There you are!” our hostess trills, “Let me introduce you.” She does the rounds, escorting us from one group to another, introducing us as “the Lloyds”. It is clear we are a married couple.

OK, we don’t hold hands and gaze rapturously into one another’s eyes; but the shared surname and the fact that James gets me a glass without needing to ask whether I prefer red to white send out a pretty clear message. There is no excuse, then, for what happens next.

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Women for Women / Is the time to stub out that cigarette and get more women on your board?

by on July 10, 2012

In the same way that smoking no longer looks cool, businesses need to change perception of women board-members, writes Joni Farthing  According to the BBC less than a third of top jobs in this country are held by women and recent research by NYU and University of Utah finds that senior men with wives who don’t work outside the home generally see women as “unsuited (sic) to the corporate world”.  Surprised?  No, neither am I.  Interested?

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Women for Women : A study by PruHealth found forty-eight per cent of worker have snapped at a colleague, with 36 per cent shouting at them

by on June 18, 2012

Kate Adams had been working for the same advertising agency for nine years when the recession began to bite.

Round after round of redundancies put her and her remaining colleagues under increasing pressure, and the hours became unbearable

Some days she would get home at 2am and be back at her desk at 7am. The stress soon started to have an effect. ‘I became a different person as soon I walked through the office doors,’ says Kate, 39. [more…]

Women for Women : Feel like telling your boss to shove it when he asks you for something right at the last minute?

by on June 11, 2012

Anger, anxiety, joy and sadness - the workplace can generate a myriad of emotions every day, postive and negative. It can sometimes be difficult to keep your emotions in check, especially when things get hectic. Here’s our advice on keeping your cool. [more…]

The best of the May 2012 ‘Women to Women’ articles / Martina Quinn

by on May 27, 2012

A recent study by clothing company Austin Reed analysed the tastes and preferences of 2,000 British women and came up with a list of 30 traits that made up the 'perfect man'.

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Women for Women .. “I think we are all guilty of saying “I look fat in this” in front of children”

by on May 2, 2012

Just an average girl writes ... Something that has only really occurred to me recently is the effect that all this weight loss and image talk has had on the young adults and children of the world.

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