POEM – TALES OF THE ILLFATED PENSIONER

POEM – TALES OF THE ILLFATED PENSIONER

Poor, yet over-delayed salary Unpaid allowances, forgotten arrears No incentives, hard labour Used, abused, misused, disposed Haggard, hungry, gored and bored Bugged, abandoned and overstretched; Service, a blessing or curse?  Sane, sound, sincere and sensitive…

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The Ultimate Secret To Being An Awesome Mother

The Ultimate Secret To Being An Awesome Mother

If there were one major secret that I would love every mother in the planet to know and work on this year it would be: Get to know and appreciate your true worth and value…

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‘I wasn’t made to be raped and ridiculed’ – trans woman makes a stand in Pakistan

‘I wasn’t made to be raped and ridiculed’ – trans woman makes a stand in Pakistan

Despite being recognised as the third gender, the marginalised hijiras of Pakistan suffer violence and abuse. Now one brave woman is demanding justice [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hile growing up in Pakistan, Julie struggled with a sense of identity.…

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Sex is a shared responsibility. So why not contraception? Deborah Orr

Sex is a shared responsibility. So why not contraception? Deborah Orr

Women have been putting up with the hormonal side-effects of contraceptives like the pill for decades. It’s time for men to do their bit Deborah Orr [dropcap]A[/dropcap]n experimental male contraceptive jab has proved just as…

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Somalia’s female presidential candidate: ‘If loving my land means I die, so be it’

Somalia’s female presidential candidate: ‘If loving my land means I die, so be it’

Leyla Hussein interviews her home country’s first female presidential candidate Fadumo Dayib, and is re-inspired to keep fighting for women’s empowerment oftly spoken with assertive undertones, Fadumo Dayib is the first woman ever to run…

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Savannah James On Married Life With LeBron, Why She’s So Private On Social Media and Her Incredible Year

Savannah James On Married Life With LeBron, Why She’s So Private On Social Media and Her Incredible Year

“You should never have a fear of doing what you really aspire to do or what you’re passionate about. You can prioritize and keep the balance.” Savannah James is having a really good year: two…

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First Black Woman Director Ever of a $100 Million Film

First Black Woman Director Ever of a $100 Million Film

Film making, like many other fields, is dominated by men. It’s not that women have no interest in film making or film directing. In fact, half of all graduates of film schools are women. But,…

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Inspirational Woman: Funke Abimbola | Solicitor for one of the world’s largest biotech companies

Inspirational Woman: Funke Abimbola | Solicitor for one of the world’s largest biotech companies

Funke is a solicitor leading the UK & Ireland legal team of the world’s largest biotech company. She has received multiple awards and other recognition for her legal work including the Association of Women Solicitors’…

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Women’s Entrepreneur Expo in the Washington, DC Area to Connect and Empower Black Business Women Leaders

Women’s Entrepreneur Expo in the Washington, DC Area to Connect and Empower Black Business Women Leaders

— Free event offers a dynamic opportunity for women in business from various sectors to get educated, to share information, and to get renewed inspiration about the rewards of business ownership. — College Park, MD…

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10 ways being cheated on affects your next relationship

10 ways being cheated on affects your next relationship

Grace was inconsolable. Her boyfriend of two years just cheated on her with his co-worker. It was like a dagger was driven hard into her tender heart, piercing her insides. The pain she felt in…

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