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Pocket Money

“We asked some kids to do some chores. And then paid the girls less than the boys. Just like in the real world”.

Ratrace Coast to Coast

Whenever may approaches there’s always the question of what to do in the football offseason — those three long months of pre-season but no games.

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Laces Community Club

There are 146 numbers saved in my phone with the prefix ‘JAFC’ — Just Another Football Club. When I set up Hackney Laces 6 years ago, that’s what we were. A single club for girls in my borough. And now it’s morphed in to so much more.

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Nice and Equal

Woman are underrepresented in the creative industry. Study upon study shows gaps in pay; job function; seniority …

I work at Nice and Serious. As  a studio of 17 in London and 3 in New York, we have 6 women. 3 are in project management roles, 2 creatives and one in senior management. Whilst we are above industry average, we know there’s so much more to do. There’s also so much more we need to understand about the issue. Why aren’t we getting more job applications from women? How can we attract women to both us as an agency and the industry as a whole?

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Because someone has to be first

In this film, an older generation of women share their experiences of inequality and their hopes for  future generations. Now, girls can do anything – even run for president of the USA.

The future is female

Why is the future female? Because talent has no gender.

Huge thanks to U-dox for producing this and including me beside such inspiring women.

The Strength of Haiti

Photo: Thibault Carron

Photo: Thibault Carron

“I photographed Haiti’s strength — its women.”  – Thibault Carron

Photographers Mikaël Theimer and Thibault Carron have taken some stunning portraits of women in Haiti as part of their Humans of Montréal project.

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Red Trees

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In addition to being a Pentagram partner, brilliant designer and all round inspiring person, with a huge heart, Marina willer also makes films. And her latest one is the the most personal story she’s ever told.

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This Girl Can

Sport England’s latest campaign to get more girls playing sport has completely hit the mark. This Girl Can takes an honest, unapologetic approach aimed at empowering females to get involved in physical activity.

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Future Women in Tech

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This is a letter by a woman (@bitchwhocodes) to her niece is filled with both frustration and hope. As I was reading it, I couldn’t help but replace the word ‘female developer’ to lots of other male dominated vocations: Footballer; Engineer; Pilot; Supreme Court Judge. And the message is still the same. Male or female, it shouldn’t matter so long as you’re capable of doing your job and you do it well.

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