Tag: women

Entrepreneurs
JJ Food Service sets target of 20% female warehouse staff by 2018

  Although the UK has robust equal opportunity laws in place, many industries and work places remain male-dominated. One leading food business aims to change that by placing a clear target to recruit more women. Award-winning wholesaler JJ Food Service is aiming to grow its female warehouse staff from 8% currently to at least 20% […]

Music
Hura Nights is back at The Library club

  After a short hiatus, eclectic live music night Hura Nights is back for July at the glamorous Library Club in Covent Garden. Curated by musical chanteuse Djanan Turan, this monthly party is perfect for those after a night of good-time global beats: everything from disco to reggae, and trancey Anatolian tracks. Originally from Turkey […]

Hers
Great gift ideas: for her
 

“It is said that presents persuade even the Gods” said Euripides 2,500 years ago. If you’re looking to win favour with the special ladies in your life (mum, wife, sister, girlfriend), then check out these fine Christmas present ideas.   1. Make a statement with this stunning Bee Goddess diamond honeycomb open ring (pictured above) […]

News - UK
Dr Eylem Atakav’s documentary on child brides gets global media coverage

A ground-breaking film by a British Turkish academic about the hidden abuses women made to marry young face has received international media attention. News about Dr Eylem Atakav’s Growing Up Married has appeared in the Daily Mail and The F-Word (both UK), New York Times (USA), Gulf Times (Qatar), Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey), and many […]

News - TRNC
Award-winning writer Sevgül Uludağ on UN panel to discuss ‘How Women make peace-building better”

A panel discussion on the role of women in conflict-resolution will be held at the Home for Co-operation, located in the Buffer Zone in Nicosia, this Thursday. Journalist, author and peace activist Sevgül Uludağ will be among the speakers at the event being organised by UNFICYP and the bi-communal Technical Committee for Gender Equality, which […]

Opinions
FOCUS: Chanel fashion show and fake feminism: do women really need to see that

The famous fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld turned the show for Chanel’s Spring/Summer Womenwear 2015 Collection during this autumn’s Paris Fashion Week into a staged rebellion, using leading supermodels such as Gisele Bündchen, Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner to mimic a feminist protest. The fashion show was indeed a highlight of Paris Fashion Week, garnering huge publicity […]