Why influential? Having co-founded Manchester company Social Chain she is behind some of the most successful social media campaigns for the world’s biggest brands. Given that she was going to be a primary school teacher before turning her talents to social media influencing, and that she returned to work within weeks of breaking her back trampolining earlier this year, she’s a force to be reckoned with. … [Read more...] about The 20 influential women you’ve never heard of: A single mum who runs a £2bn firm to a biochemist who could cure dementia are among the unknowns to make Vogue’s list of Britain’s most inspirational ladies
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And the Amazons were not a fantastical invention. There were plenty of warrior women in the ancient world, from the nomadic Scythian tribes to warrior queens such as Boudicca in Roman Britain, or Artemisia, who commanded ships during the Persian invasion of fifth-century BC Greece. Some of these women became fighters almost by default: Boudicca was provoked into warrior queen status by circumstance (the murder of her husband, king of the Iceni tribe, and rape of her daughters by the Romans). But the Scythian women liked to ride and fight alongside their menfolk: if a tribe is nomadic, everyone is a hunter and a warrior. Battle-scarred skeletons of multiple women have been found across the Eurasian steppes from Bulgaria to Mongolia. … [Read more...] about How many more warrior women are missing from the history books?
Notably, women were not allowed to attend the live broadcast of the previous match against Morocco, which took place on June 15; instead, female fans had to go to the cinema to see it. In wake of the national team’s triumph, fans took to the streets to celebrate, which essentially propelled the city administration to allow women to watch the subsequent match at the stadium. … [Read more...] about Iran Lets Women Watch World Cup in Public For First Time in Almost 40 Years
'I don't know if we have ever spoken about our wedding but it was fraught for a number of reasons. I mean we had only known each other six months, and I was pregnant and there was a lot going on for us. … [Read more...] about Nadia Sawalha emotionally reveals she has proposed to husband Mark and asked him to renew their vows… (as he admits he has a crush on her Loose Women co-star Christine Lampard)
“It’s a beautiful feeling,” the doting mom says. “We’ve created an environment where families feel safe to bring their kids. It hasn’t been easy, but it’s rewarding. We’ve made a big impact on the community by creating these programs. I feel like this is what God put me on this earth to do.” … [Read more...] about Washington Mom of Children with Special Needs Creates Resource Center For Struggling Families