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Jane Kenyon

SKINNY IS THE NEW HOT – REALLY?

Girls as young as 5 are worrying about their weight. By the age of ten 80% of girls will be on a diet to change their body shape. Now before you roll your eyes and ponder why, just take a moment to tune in to the women who dominate ALL media messages – from adverts […]

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TIME TO JOIN THE DOTS PLEASE!

  Be the change you want to see in the world. Wise words but they require an incredible amount of self-awareness and self-discipline to live by. I spend my working week talking to and about the need to raise the aspirations of teenage girls in the UK. This inevitably leads to debates around self-esteem, body […]

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JUMP ON THE BUS WITH HER PLEASE!

TOXIC FRIENDSHIPS Over the past 12 months I have been inundated with pleas from parents at the end of their tether as they try to support their teenage girls navigate through the complex minefield that is friendship. The most reoccurring questions are….. Why are girls so mean? What’s with these yoyo friends? How can they […]

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DEMOCRACY DEMANDS PARTICIPATION

DON’T GIVE AWAY YOUR POWER Once again we find ourselves on the precipice of a frame breaking political election. What we do on the 8 June will define our path out of the European Union, our taxation laws and our on going response to austerity. So forgive me as I express my frustration and sadness […]

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SLIENCE IS NOT ALWAYS GOLDEN!

As a female champion, an advocate for female empowerment and a proud feminist I have found it so hard to blog about the state of feminine this year. After blogging about Tom Jones fat shaming on The Voice in January every time I try to form an opinion about topical issues or news items I […]

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MY LIFE IN 3 ACTS…..

  Last week I , along with a dynamic panel of women of substance spoke at an event ‘Lessons from Successful Women’ organised by second year students at PPE society at Manchester University. I thought I would share my 10 minute input on my lessons as they’re pretty universal and may help many of you […]

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YES I AM FAT AND?……

First let me wish you all a rocking 2017 and start my year with a pretty personal blog. I never discuss my body image as I do not see it’s relevance however…. For the past week I have been in the midst of a media storm after I dared to express my opinion on the […]

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