09/06/2021

Sometimes the biggest hurdle to me trying anything new, is my mind. Thinking it’s not for me, it won’t suit me, I won’t know anyone there or I don’t know how to do it has stopped me from taking many fitness classes. Boxing was no exception. Lockdown has gotten me out of the group exercise habit, sneaking in a free you tube workout before breakfast or just watching one whilst I ate breakfast, was about as much as I did…

11/04/2019

An exclusive Broadly FOI investigation, published today, has found that four women in South Wales were killed by people they had previously reported to police in the last three years. Using freedom of information laws, Broadly (VICE’s women’s website) asked every police force in the UK how many women had reported an abusive partner, ex-partner, or stalker for threatening behaviour and went on to be killed by that individual. New data obtained from South Wales Police can reveal that four…

17/08/2018

        JOB TODAY, the UK’s number one mobile hiring app, is championing  the female workforce of Cardiff & Swansea by working with critically acclaimed British photographer, Lewis Khan, for an upcoming exhibition called ‘Saturday Girls’ in London. The exhibition will take place this October, and the search for the cities inspirational women has begun. The closing date for women to put themselves forward is 28th August 2018.      ‘Saturday Girls’, a term coined decades ago that…

08/03/2018

The five star housebuilder is proud of its diverse workforce, and actively encourages women to build successful careers within construction. “In the past, our industry has been largely dominated by men but that is fast changing as we look to recruit the very best talent – and gender just doesn’t come into that decision process,” said sales director, Richard Lawson. “Those wishing to join our team can choose from a wide range of roles – from construction to sales and…

04/07/2017

  THE COUNTDOWN is on to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Cardiff. With just two weeks to go until the big day, organisers are rallying local women to join the fight against cancer as fewer women than expected have registered for the life-saving fundraiser. Organisers are calling on mums, daughters, sisters and friends to show their support and take part in the 5k and10k events at Blackweir Fields, Bute Park on Sunday 16 July. Entry closes on13 July…

22/05/2017

Teachers, Student Midwives, Activists, Scientists, Theatre Directors, Entrepreneurs and Employers from across Wales have all be shortlisted as finalists for this year’s Womenspire Awards ahead of the celebration on 21 June at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. Chwarae Teg received over 300 nominations across the 12 categories recognising the extraordinary achievements many individuals and organisations have made in leading equality in their industry such as business, arts, sports, STEM, rural and education.  The finalists were announced on social media through Chwarae…

11/08/2016

Following its successful campaign to prevent women being removed from the Politics A-level, the Women’s Equality Party is once again calling on the Government to backtrack on its education policy. “We are asking the Secretary of State for Education to look again at the syllabus for the Philosophy A-Level and AS-Level, neither of which feature women,” said WEP leader Sophie Walker today. “It is frankly embarrassing that the syllabi for these two courses were approved without anyone noticing the absence…

24/05/2016

Women in Wales will benefit from a new cervical screening test that reduces the need for repeat smears. From May 31, women found to have very low level cell changes during their screening (smear test) will only be referred to colposcopy clinics if their test shows that they have the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) virus. HPV is a very common virus that most women will have at some point in their lives.  Although it usually clears without symptoms or treatment, some…

25/11/2015

Bawso in partnership with Welsh Women’s Aid, New Pathways, Unite, Safer Wales and Welsh Centre of International Affairs will be holding the annual, multi-faith Light a Candle event to mark the International Day to End Violence against Women on Wednesday 25th November at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff. The Minister for Public Services Leighton Andrews AM will be the main speaker at the event. Also speaking will be a survivor of violence against women who will share her experience. Representatives from…