The truth about burn out

The truth about burn out

Sharan founder Polly and I met about four years ago, working on the National Domestic Violence Helpline in central London. I’ll always remember going for dinner with Polly one evening - I’d just been offered a new job and was in negotiations around the kind of package...

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Maya Angelou – Game Changer

Maya Angelou – Game Changer

Every month we celebrate a successful woman, someone who has made a difference in the world. This month we have chosen the multi-talented Maya Angelou, who sadly passed away in May last year. Born in St. Louis Missouri, she spent her childhood between there and...

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The Cut – A film by Beryl Magoko

The Cut – A film by Beryl Magoko

In the Kuria community, on the border between Kenya and Tanzania, Female Genital Mutilation has been practiced as a ritual for generations. Beryl Magoko underwent the procedure when she was ten. She later realised that this practice was wrong and wanted to tell the...

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Najma Sadeque – Game Changer

Najma Sadeque – Game Changer

In the run up to International Women’s day we want to continue to celebrate successful women. This week we have chosen journalist and women rights activist Najma Sadeque, who recently passed away. Sadeque was born in Pakistan, where she lived all her life. She was a...

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