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The Bay Area"s 20 largest women-owned businesses for 2015

There's no question that Bay Area business is booming, but a large part of that success is due to women-owned business in the region, our research has found. Join the conversation: Follow @SFBusinessTimes on Twitter, "Like" us on Facebook and sign up for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 23rd, 2016

Japan"s opposition picks first female leader

Renho Murata is the third Japanese woman in recent weeks to hold high office. She is further denting the "steel ceiling" in a nation where women are vastly under-represented in politics and executive boardrooms. Is this a sign womenomics is beginning to t.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 23rd, 2016

Why Thousands Of U.K. Breast Cancer Sufferers Are Being Denied 43p Drug

Thousands of breast cancer sufferers in Britain are being denied a cheap drug which could stop the disease spreading and save lives due to red tape, according to a report by a leading breast cancer charity. An estimated 27,000 women are missing out on b.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 22nd, 2016

Why Thousands Of Breast Cancer Sufferers Are Denied 43p Drug

Thousands of breast cancer sufferers in Britain are being denied a cheap drug which could stop the disease spreading and save lives due to red tape, according to a report by a leading breast cancer charity. An estimated 27,000 women are missing out on b.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 22nd, 2016

Young Women in England and Wales are Being Failed in Five Key Areas, from Life Expectancy to Sexual Harassment

A report ranking the best and worst places to be a girl in England and Wales has exposed a “failure” to ensure that young women progress in five key areas. The study, by the charity Plan International U.K., bases its findings on five indicators: chi.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 12th, 2016

What Amazon"s New 30-Hour Work Week Means For Millennials

Recently I saw Lesley Jane Seymour’s LinkedIn article, “Why we’re in trouble if only women sign up for Amazon’s 30-hour work week”. She unfolded criticism for the program, centered primarily around the tension between working moms and every othe.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 11th, 2016

UK Lawmakers Are Demanding More Workplace Protections for Pregnant Women

The government's current approach is lacking "urgency and bite," said an MP. Last week there was a string of bad news for pregnant women and moms in the U.K. First, British charity Citizens Advice said women are increasingly concerned about discrimina.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 31st, 2016

Apple, Target and others sign White House equal pay pledge

A group of 29 large companies have signed a White House pledge to help close the wage gap between men and women......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 26th, 2016

Apple, Target and others sign WH equal pay pledge

Top companies including Apple, GM and Target pledge to take steps to help close pay gap between men and women......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 26th, 2016

British Women Face Increasing Discrimination For Taking Maternity Leave

Getting leave is only half the battle. While women across the pond might enjoy access to maternity leave, that doesn’t mean they’re not struggling with many of the same issues that American women are. On Monday, British charity Citizens Ad.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 22nd, 2016

Maternity Discrimination on the Rise in British Workplaces

Sixty percent more women face discrimination at work for taking maternity leave as compared to last year, according to a report published Monday by Citizens Advice. Just over 3,300 new mothers came to the charity seeking guidance this year, up from 2,099.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 22nd, 2016

Maternity Discrimination On The Rise In British Workplaces

Sixty percent more women face discrimination at work for taking maternity leave as compared to last year, according to a report published today by Citizens Advice. Just over 3,300 new mothers came to the charity seeking guidance this year, up from 2,099 .....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 22nd, 2016

Amber Heard donates $7 mn divorce settlement to charity

Heard is donating half of the settlement to American Civil Liberties Union with a focus to stop violence against women.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 19th, 2016

FirstFT – Anger over Trump gun remarks, the dangers of cupping and why livestreaming is still a gimmick

Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked more outrage by suggesting his supporters could stop his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by exercising their gun rights.Continue reading: FirstFT –.....»»

Category: blogSource: ftAug 10th, 2016

Lululemon customer points out a small detail that"s killing its chances with men

Melia Robinson/Business InsiderIt used to be that Lululemon was synonymous with women's apparel — specifically its acclaimed yoga pants. But in 2015, all that changed during a call when CEO Laurent Potdevin told investors the men's AB.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2016

Men, This Is the Biggest Reason Women Think You"re Insecure

This one habit is meant by men to be a sign of strength, but women perceive it quite differently......»»

Category: topSource: incJul 22nd, 2016

US Industrial Production Up 0.6% in June - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUS Industrial Production Up 0.6% in JuneWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—U.S. industrial output rose in June, another sign the once-battered domestic manufacturing sector may be on the mend heading into the second half of the year. In.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 15th, 2016

Some of Lululemon"s clothing is too tight — and it could be hurting business

Flickr, CC / Elvert BarnesLululemon may have a problem on its hands. According to a recent note from Wells Fargo analysts, Lululemon has been designing tightly-fitting shirts. While tight pants are popular, women tend to prefer looser .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 14th, 2016

Why Lululemon"s (LULU) New Men"s Campaign is Crushing it

Facing stiff competition from Under Armour and Nike in women???s active fashion, Lululemon is expanding their Men???s line. I appreciate honest marketing. Don’t lie to me what hotel I stay at will make me smarter or that my body spray is .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksJul 8th, 2016

Tech Giants Sign White House Pledge to Close Their Gender Pay Gaps

Just in time for the United State of Women summit Silicon Valley is joining the White House to promote gender equality. On Monday, the Office of the Press Secretary revealed that 28 major employers have signed a pledge to conduct annual gender pay gap.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 14th, 2016