UN Women Executive Director visits Ukraine

During her first official visit to Ukraine, from 8-10 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is meeting with government officials, parliamentarians, donors, women's groups, internally displaced women and other women facing multiple forms of discrimination. Her visit comes at a crucial time for Ukraine when the country addresses the effects of the on-going armed conflict and implementing an ambitious national reform agenda. At her meetings, the Executive Director is highlighting … [Read more...]

Take control and become your own boss

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to give up the office job and become your own boss? It might sound like the ideal situation, being able to be at home with a cup of coffee working in your pajamas. However, there is more to it than that; it can be hard work, and you will have to do all the jobs that others would normally do for you. Financial Independence One of the first things you need to know before you become your own boss is whether you can survive with the income you … [Read more...]

Everybody’s Got a Story! – JUNE 15-17, LYRIC THEATRE – TORONTO

Everybody's Got A Story celebrates Canada's 150th in concert as we pay tribute to our nation's strong history of women in music! Performed by some of Canada's top musical theatre artists, this show features the music of Canada's most influential and powerful female voices, including Anne Murray, Celine Dion, Alanis Morissette, Joni Mitchell, Shania Twain, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jann Arden, and Sarah McLachlan. Conceived by Katie Edwards with musical direction & arrangements by Jeannie Wyse, the … [Read more...]

Women’s Health & Safety: The Dangers Of Alcohol

Living in the real world isn’t always easy. There are dangers and temptations around every corner. Being a woman comes with its own struggles, and that includes health and safety issues. See the dangers of alcohol and how to avoid letting it ruin your life. In Relationships Being in a relationship is fun and exciting. Two people are in love and want to spend their lives together. There are promises you make to each other, and you share your hopes and dreams. There are many ways reality … [Read more...]

Safety Tips For Living Alone

There comes a time when you find yourself living alone. You may not have chosen it that way, but it happened, and now you wish to feel safe in your own home. Although it’s nice living alone for many reasons, you should always be alert because incidences happen and safety must be a priority; therefore, see safety tips for living alone and keeping safe on your own. Lock the Doors It sounds silly, but it’s easy to forget when you’re busy. When you enter your home, always lock the doors and … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Your First Date After a Divorce

Going on a date after a divorce is not always easy. For starters, if you haven’t been dating for a while, you may be off your game a little bit, and this can cause you to become nervous. A lot of things have probably changed too since the last time you went out for a date with someone new, so some adjustments may be necessary. The key to making your first date after a divorce a success is being able to relax. It’s a date, it’s supposed to be fun. To help you get back in the game, here are … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Add Luxury to Your Home

While we all need to feel special sometimes, it can be difficult when you’re coming home after a hard day to mess, clutter, boring décor, and old accessories. Adding a little luxury to your home can be a great way to help you relax and feel great. When you think glamour and luxury, one of the first things that come to mind might be the expense. But, by adding a few small touches you can add luxury to every room without breaking the bank. Here is a look at how you can do this. Bathroom The … [Read more...]

5 Things Every Injury Victim Should Know

You probably wouldn’t think that slipping and falling on a patch of ice could lead to a serious injury until you personally experience it. Women, in particular, can be quick to shrug off an injury or assume that it’s nothing serious because they don’t want to be left unable to care for themselves. Sometimes injuries heal completely within a few months, but others may cause you medical issues for the remainder of your life. If you have sustained an injury because another party was negligent or … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Beat Stress and Relax Again

In many ways, a little bit of stress can be a good thing – it can challenge us to meet our goals and motivate us to keep going. But, whether it’s related to your family life, work, or something else entirely, letting your stress levels keep building up can only end in disaster. When it crosses a certain line, stress can become seriously debilitating, and could even develop into full-blown anxiety if you fail to do anything about it. Thankfully, there’s no need to wait until you are experiencing … [Read more...]

How To Get Fit For Your Wedding

Are you hoping to be in shape and toned when you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips that will come in handy: Map it out Take five minutes each morning to set your daily eating goals. Map out what you hope to accomplish and make sure that you stick to it. However, if something happens to mess up your well-laid plans, you should not be too hard on yourself. Remember what you are grateful for and try to make up for it next time. If you lose enough weight, you can order a custom … [Read more...]

Increase Productivity in Your Small Business with these Tools

Do not take the term “small” to be something that defines your business; instead, work towards removing that prefix from the description once and for all. Of course, that is easier said than done, but as long as you work hard and smart at the same time, it’s achievable. In fact, thanks to the digital age we are living in right now, increasing the productivity of your business is a much easier and faster process than it was before. There are enterprise-grade digital tools, platforms, and services … [Read more...]

Organizing Your Workspace With 21st Century Considerations

Covering All Your Bases If you’re running a small business in Texas, California, Colorado, or anywhere in the US today, you’re going to have a lot of legal red tape that must be overcome for successful and profitable operations. This is, like so many things in life, easier said than done. One of the best ways you can be sure you overcome such difficulties is to employ the right people. But even if you have the right people, employee management is only one aspect of the many you must learn … [Read more...]

Design Own Marketing Material Without Experience – Here’s How

Have you ever looked at marketing material and wished you could be creative and design your own pieces? Well, what if you could? No, we aren’t talking about going back to school and getting experience as a marketing professional, we are talking about the tools, techniques, and tips you can use that can help you create your own marketing material even if your background has nothing to do with marketing. Yes, You Can Do it All Let’s face it, as women we know we need to be able to do it all – … [Read more...]

Top Issues Women Still Face at Work (How to Deal with Them)

Despite the recent changes and developments in gender equality, women still face many issues at work. Equal pay is still a problem in many companies, even with so many movements and real efforts being made to close the gap. We’re still a long way from equal pay, but the increasing awareness is helping women to get fair compensation for their expertise. Unfortunately, there are other issues that working women face regularly. Knowing more about these issues and how to deal with them are the … [Read more...]

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