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Meghan Markle Offers Glimpse Of UK Clothing Line For Women Job-Seekers

Meghan Markle Offers Glimpse Of UK Clothing Line For Women Job-Seekers

Meghan Markle has made a surprise appearance at a fashion shoot for her new clothing line with the London charity Smart Works, which helps long-term unemployed women look for jobs. The American former actress, who is married to Britain’s Prince Harry, is a patron of the charity that provides high-quality interview clothes and interview training. […]

Breast Ironing Is Abuse and Could Lead To Jail, UK Prosecutors Say

Breast Ironing Is Abuse and Could Lead To Jail, UK Prosecutors Say

Some families use large heated stones to compress a girl’s breast tissue and some also tightly bind the girl’s breasts to prevent them from growing Breast ironing – where a young girl’s breasts are compressed to stop them developing – is child abuse and could lead to 10 years in jail, British prosecutors said on […]

Boris Johnson Wins Race To Be Britain’s Next Leader

Boris Johnson Wins Race To Be Britain’s Next Leader

“It is more likely that I will be reincarnated as an olive, locked in a disused fridge, decapitated by a flying frisbee” – Boris Johnson in 2015, when asked by Channel 4 News about his chances of becoming prime minister. And yet, here we are. Boris Johnson’s lengthy journey to the summit of British politics […]

Traffickers Seen Targeting Homeless People In Britain

Traffickers Seen Targeting Homeless People In Britain

Homeless people were involved in 276 cases of modern slavery reported to the Modern Slavery Helpline since the dedicated hotline was set up in October 2016 by Unseen Homeless people are among the victims in 7% of all reported modern slavery cases in Britain, according to research by the anti-slavery charity Unseen released on Friday. […]

Forced Marriage Cases Reported In Britain Jump To Record High

Forced Marriage Cases Reported In Britain Jump To Record High

Britain banned forced marriage in 2014 but there have only been two convictions, both of which were last year The number of calls to a specialist British unit tackling forced marriage leapt to a record high last year, with nearly one in five involving a child aged under 16, data released on Friday showed. The […]

“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

“I Am The Second Female Prime Minister, Definitely Not The Last” – Theresa May Resigns

Theresa May has bowed to intense pressure from her own party and named 7 June as the day she will step aside as Conservative leader, drawing her turbulent three-year premiership to a close. Speaking in Downing Street, May said it had been “the honour of my life” to serve as Britain’s second female prime minister. Her […]

Brexit Talks Collapse as May’s Premiership Crumbles

Brexit Talks Collapse as May’s Premiership Crumbles

Britain’s tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the United Kingdom voted 52% to 48% in a referendum to leave the EU, it remains unclear how, when or even […]

Britain Reveals Landmark Laws To Fight Domestic Abuse

Britain Reveals Landmark Laws To Fight Domestic Abuse

Britain on Monday for the first time named economic control as a form of domestic abuse in “landmark” legislation aimed at tackling a crime that ruins millions of lives and costs billions of pounds. It also proposed outlawing the right of abusers to cross-examine their victims in court, in a move welcomed by women’s rights […]

The Sad Tales Of The ‘Traveller Women’ -The Most Disadvantaged Women’s Group In Britain

The Sad Tales Of The ‘Traveller Women’ -The Most Disadvantaged Women’s Group In Britain

Roma and traveller women in Britain face high levels of domestic abuse and rarely seek help beyond their close-knit and isolated communities, a parliamentary committee heard on Wednesday. Their male-dominated cultures leave many women vulnerable to abuse by men – relatives and partners alike – according to evidence given to the Women and Equalities Committee. […]

Britain Can Decide On Its Own To Stop Brexit

Britain Can Decide On Its Own To Stop Brexit

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK can decide on its own to revoke its withdrawal from the European Union. Monday’s ruling comes the day before a crunch House of Commons vote on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, which she is anticipated to lose amid opposition from all sides. The ECJ judgment […]

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