Does girl power damage our boys?

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We have three children, two girls and a boy, all under the age of 7. I am a feminist, my husband would, I’m pretty sure, describe himself as feminist too (though perhaps not as shouty as me) and we are trying to raise ALL our children to believe in equality for both genders. With our girls I’m pretty sure of … Read More

Game Changing Story – Rachel (Chapter One)

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What is the Game Changers programme really like to complete? How exactly does it help with changing career? Does it take up tons of your time? One of our current attendees of the programme mentioned that she loves writing and used to be a journalist so I asked if she might document her experience in a series of blog posts. So … Read More

Dear Employer – feeling scared of telling the truth!

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This Friday 13th April we come together to write to our previous (or perhaps current) bosses explaining how it really is to be a woman and mother in the workplace in a brand new campaign with Pregnant then Screwed – Dear Employer.  Last year I wrote to my previous employer and it was an exceptionally cathartic process. There had been so … Read More

Game Changing Story – Amy, Digital Content Producer

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Hi everyone, I’m Amy, I’m a 38-year-old mum of one living in Manchester. I work at the BBC as a digital content producer, although previously I worked as a radio presenter for many years. I followed Game Changers on social media for a while, watching from afar, wondering if it was for me, before finding myself away on holiday in France feeling a … Read More