The missing ‘i’ in love.
Struggles, Successes and Solidarity – What I Learnt from my Sudanese Sisters
– By Jhanvi Gudka I recently stumbled across this Ted talk by Mandy Len Catron where she interrogates the notion of love and how the language we use to describe love shapes our experience of it. Mandy hones in on a handful of words such as ‘falling’, ‘struck’, ‘smitten’ and ‘crazy’ all of which have […]
We live in a mixed gendered world, why can’t we work in one?
-By Narjis Khan Today I watched President Trump ban refugees and those from 7 Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA. One of those countries is Sudan, a country most know little about. I was fortunate enough to attend a panel event organised by the Sudanese Women General Union at the UN Human Rights Council’s 33rd […]
Politics, Scandal and Self-Love
– By Meera Kotak The reality that there is a lack of women in high-power roles across the professional spectrum has become all too au-fait. Whilst several bodies and regulations have been established to monitor gender parity statistics in the corporate world, there does not exist a consistent ‘diversity and inclusion’ police within the political […]
Women are Stronger. Believe It.
-By Anonymous Olivia Pope. If you know you know! For the unfortunate out there who have never seen the fictional political drama Scandal, it covers an arena of Power, Gender Diversity and American Politics. Completely dramatized yet utterly addictive (forgive me for sounding like a TV review) the show boldly breaks down barriers and challenges […]
Don’t Break Apart.
– By Madhavi Vadera Women are the stronger species . I make this bold and potentially controversial statement but let us just look at the evidence from the perspective of a working business woman. It starts from the moment you go for your first job interview , where you are first assessed on how you […]
Aboard the All Boys Team
– By Natasha ZA It is a time for reflecting… After the beautiful hangover of Christmas day, we tend to ambush shopping centres, gorge a little more on the leftover turkey (nut roast for the vegetarians) and sit around telling ourselves that next year will be our year. The days draw closer to the new […]
Gender Equality, A Mans Problem.
– By Anonymous Women’s rights in the workplace have come a very long way in a short time, but we still have some work to do. My experience comes from the Finance world, where previously women had limited career choices and also had to adopt a more masculine approach to fit in. With time, these […]
Cricket- The Potential to be more than just a Sport?
– By Rajiv Kotecha The responsibility of gender equality is not just that for women. In fact, I would argue that men’s role is more important, because it is men’s opinions, thoughts and behaviours that need to change. We have come leaps and bounds from the days of serious racial and hate discrimination – there […]
Next to Every Successful Man is a Woman!
– By Akshay Loomba I shouldn’t be writing a blog but I am. Friendsline is a charity that shouldn’t exist but it does. Men and women should be equal but they aren’t. In an ideal world, there would be no gender inequality however this is a prevalent issue that even in 2016 where planet earth […]
-By Veer I have grown up in a lifestyle where I have been surrounded by women in business. This exposure has, I believe contributed to the outlook of my life and had a significant effect on where I stand today. Growing up in a predominantly male oriented household, a lot of my traits have been […]