Thursday, February 22, 2024

Women's Day

Women without a name: A new study finds that men dominate media articles by more than 250%

The media in 2023 continues to under represent and misportray women. 'Pedro Sanchez's wife denounces talk show host' was the headline of various mainstream...

Discipline and fearless determination: key things a woman needs to get in on business

She learnt early that to get ahead in business in Spain she had to be fearlessly determined, a quality she has in spades thanks...

Women’s brilliance is in our diversity

A woman's place is in the home. And the boardroom.  In fact, it is anywhere she damn pleases, particularly in this day and age in...

Spain passes new gender parity law on eve of International Women’s Day

A new law will make it mandatory for corporate boards to be composed of at least 40% women. Spain’s Parliament passed the ‘gender parity law’...

Spanish Congress has voted in favour of reforms to the controversial ‘only yes is yes’ law

On the eve of International Women’s Day the Spanish government voted in favour of making changes to the controversial ‘only yes is yes’ law....

Is modern Spain tolerant towards women of diverse sexualities?

DESPITE being known for a machista culture that is deeply rooted in the patriarchal legacy of the Franco era, Spain is considered one of...

8M in Malaga: Demonstrations and rallies for Women’s Day in Spain’s Malaga

MILLIONS of women will gather today across the world to strike, protest and party to mark International Women's Day, with Malaga also set to...

Meet the new British diplomat in Spain blazing a trail for women in the Foreign Office

UNTIL 1972, women in the Foreign Office had to leave the service on getting married. Now, a generation later and women hold some of...

OPINION: Why this International Women’s Day is more poignant than ever

LAST week we marked International Women’s Day – celebrated annually on March 8 – as a day that commemorates the social, political and economic...

Meet the team: The Olive Press digital editor and Madrid Correspondent Fiona Govan

It’s International Women’s Day this week and no better time to present our indefatigable digital editor Fiona Govan. A journalist in Spain since 2006 when...

Meet the American in Malaga helping women move to Spain to live their best life, whatever their age

If you've always wondered what it's like to live abroad, then what are you waiting for? In Cepee Tabibian's opinion there is no...

Five good reasons why Spain is the perfect destination for solo female travelers

What is it that makes Spain the perfect destination for solo female travelers?  Travel expert Karen Rosenblum shares her top five reasons why a...

IN IMAGES: Marches held across Spain for International Women’s Day

ACROSS Spain people took to the streets to mark International’s Woman’s Day on March 8. Monuments were lit up in purple, flags were flown, placards...

How one of Spain’s most successful expat entrepreneurs came to lead an all-female team

BRITISH businesswoman Jenninfer Cunningham is proud of the fact that she leads a team of twenty women in what has become one of the...

Women’s Day: How Spain became a pioneer in women’s rights but still has a long way to go

Spain has some of Europe’s most progressive gender laws and government-funded education campaigns discouraging domestic violence. But is it working? To mark International Women’s Day Jo Chipchase takes a look.

Celebrating women: British expat charity worker rewarded with MBE for care and compassion during Covid crisis

Pamela Twissell-Cross had never imagined her life would take such a turn after retiring to Spain. After a long career saving lives in the NHS,...

International Women’s Day: Celebrating the achievements of expat women in Spain

Women are often too modest to blow their own trumpets, so we sent Helen Barklam to speak to five inspirational women and do it for them

8M in Malaga: Programme with all the rallies taking place in Spain’s Malaga for Women’s Day

UNIONS and feminist platforms are calling for various demonstrations to take place throughout the day in the city centre. Demonstrations will take place at the...

What Women’s Day means to three generations of strong Spanish women

THREE generations of strong Spanish women give their views on International Women's Day; one who escaped the Francoist regime, a second-generation child who returned...

OPINION: How Spain is outpacing the UK when it comes to women in politics

To mark International Women's Day campaigner Sue Wilson, MBE, explores how UK is falling behind Spain when it comes to political representation.

International Women’s Day marked by protests outside Spain’s biggest cathedrals

HUNDREDS of women gathered in front of cathedrals in Andalucia on Sunday to protest the church's treatment of women ahead of International Women’s Day....

Writing in Spain: How author Barbara Lamplugh left behind the UK to find success as a novelist

Granada-based British writer Barbara Lamplugh’s second novel, The Red Gene, is based on the Spanish Civil War. The book comes four years after Secrets of the Pomegranate, released in 2015. Here she tells us why moving to Spain was the secret to finding success as a writer…

Meet the female crypto artist from Spain taking on the big boys

NFT ART typifies the modern age. It is techy, in high demand, and confusing to a large proportion of the population.  Bought via cryptocurrency, the...

Woman freed from four-month kidnap by her own husband in Spain’s Valencia

Victims of mistreatment are encouraged to telephone 016, open 24 hours a day with multiple language options and it does not register on the phone bill.

Living the dream? A new book reveals the difficult truths behind expat life

MOVING abroad can indeed be exciting, stimulating, enthralling and glamorous but it can also be isolating, confusing and challenging. The lockdown made Barcelona-based writer...

Acing it in a man’s world: Our Kate shares her journey from poker player to webmaster extraordinaire

OLIVE PRESS webmaster Kate Langshaw is thankfully used to the late nights of the media from her poker tournament days in Las Vegas. Most of...

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