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It has been announced ahead of tomorrow's Budget announcement, that the childcare subsidy for working parents is to be increased. As many as 1.9 million working families will benefit from the subsidy, worth up to £2,000 per child up to 12 years of age, from September… read »
Girls E-Mentorship Innovation (GEM) is a newly launched non-for-profit organisation that creates innovative mentorship programmes for at-risk girls, to inspire those girls to stay in school in order to reach their full potential and achieve economic security. The… read »
International Women’s Day 2014 is taking place next Sunday 8th March and we are looking forward to a host of inspiring discussions and events that are taking places across the globe, in celebration of women. The Guardian’s Women in Leadership hub launched a live… read »

Politics/Business

Make Them Pay

10th February 2014

Last year world-renowned magazine Elle teamed up with a number of ad agencies to re-brand feminism to start a ‘conversation about feminism, what it means and more importantly, what it means to [their readers]’. This produced some fantastic campaigns to get people… read »
The Huffington Post have published an intriguing article regarding the treatment that Texas state Senator Wendy Davis has received in her gubernational campaign. The Dallas Morning News published an article that began to question certain aspects of her history,… read »
A report in the Telegraph today stated that fathers are 'twice as likely as mums to have flexible working requests turned down', only a few days after Lucy Powell, Shadow Minister for Childcare and Children, wrote a piece asking why father are left out of the work-life… read »
UKIP leader Nigel Farage hit headlines earlier this week by claiming that 'women must sacrifice family life to succeed in finance'. Farage, who worked in finance before politics argued that discrimination against women was a thing of the past in financial… read »
It has been said that the merging of staff at Buckingham Palace is the first step towards bringing Prince Charles to the throne, and now the Prince has begun to 'job-share' with the Queen. Prince Charles will accompany the Queen on the beaches of Normandy this… read »
Citymothers' founder Louisa Symington-Mills has written an enlightening piece for the Guardian's Women in Leadership explaining how she manages the guilt of returning to work following her maternity leave. Louisa describes how her excitement of returning to work in a… read »
Last week the Guardian's women in leadership community held the first live Q&A of 2014, looking at how we can reject the stereotype. Questioning whether 2014 is 'the year we stop trying to have it all', the live chat explores whether working women can live up to… read »

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