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International Migrants Day 2013

Louise Allain, 18th December 2013

"There are 232 million people living outside their country of birth, including myself." Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General

Mock Trial Program by students in Malaysia Addresses the Issue of Domestic Violence

Dr Muzaffar Syah Mallow, 3 December, 2013 (Article Published with the permission of Dr Muzaffar Syah Mallow, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Shariah and Law, USIM)

Domestic violence awareness month is a crucial time-frame to educate the masses on the dangers involved with domestic violence. One of the primary objectives of the organizations involved in Domestic Violence Awareness Month is to encourage those victims or loved ones of victims to contact authorities or hotlines to make their cases known.

Memorial Window for Lily Burton, a much missed part of Trimdon's Community

Louise Allain, 18th November 2013

Lily, who died in November 2011, had been a vital part of the local community and the parish church of Trimdon's St Mary Magdalene, for over 50 years,

Cherie Blair makes a visit home to Merseyside

Louise Allain, 8th November 2013

Lunch at the Panoramic saw Cherie meet up with familiar Liverpudlian faces, such as Brian Gilda, chairman of Ford People's Garage, Herbert Howe, local hairdresser and TV celebrity and Radio Presenter Peter Price.

Cherie Blair turns out to support this Autumn's "Great British Bag-athon"

Louise Allain, 7th November, 2013

Each year, the British Heart Foundation carry out their 'Great British Bag-athon', asking people to donate their unwanted items to their local BHF shop.

Cherie Blair Campaigns for the right to Financial Inclusion

Cherie Blair, 29 October 2013

In wealthier countries, nearly 90% of the population have basic bank accounts. Most middle-class people are supported at every turn by financial services - such as credit cards for everyday purchases, mortgages to buy a home, quick and easy payment services, insurance or pensions. But in low and middle-income countries, the story is different.

Cherie Blair makes a visit to The Shea Shop in Ghana

18th October 2013

Cherie Blair visited Ghana recently to see first hand how her Foundation's projects are flourishing and meet the women involved in making such a success of their businesses, with the help of the Foundation's Mentoring programme.

Global Women's Leadership Summit 2013

On Thursday October 11 Cherie Blair made the opening key note address for the Global Women's Leadership Summit (GWALS). GWALS is a unique online summit, featuring top women business leaders giving strategies and insight to other women professionals. Hundreds of...

Cherie Blair Guest Edits BBC World News Programme, GMT

10 October, 2013

Cherie Blair took part in a guest edit for the BBC News programme GMT, as part of the BBC's 100 Women season - which aims to highlight the risks, challenges and opportunities that women face every day, across the globe.

The Breast Cancer Care Show October 2013

Breast Cancer Care, Annual Fashion Show, 2 October 2013

Breast Cancer Care's Annual Fashion show took place this week. Maxine, who was diagnosed in 2010, said: 'I wanted to do this to show anyone going through breast cancer that it isn't always life-threatening and you can still look and feel the same as before.'

Bringing Mobile Technology to the World's Women

by Nina Strochlic, The Daily Beast, 24 September, 2013

Getting more smartphones into people's hands can not only boost economies, but create new opportunities for women


Big Auction, Stop the Traffik, Monday 7th to Friday 18th October

Join others around the UK from Monday 7th to Friday 18th October, UK Anti-Slavery Day, and choose to be bought and sold. Auction your time in the name of STOP THE TRAFFIK.

Young Voices campaigner meets Cherie Booth QC

Ashura Michael, a Leonard Cheshire Disability Young Voices campaigner and law student from Kenya, travelled to London this week to meet Cherie Booth QC.

The Loomba Foundation International Widows Day 2013 Fun 5 Km Run and Walk

The Loomba Foundation celebrated International Widows Day 2013 in London with a Fun 5 Km Run and Walk.

The University of Western Ontario bestows an honorary Doctor of Laws upon Cherie

"For you, the challenge is to work out what does it mean to be true global citizens?"

Cherie's speech at the Oxford Forum for Women in the World Economy

Cherie spoke on the topic of how technology can support women's enterprise development and touched on the perceptions and practice of including information and communication technologies in development programmes for women.

Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2013

This year Cherie presented the AWA Entrepreneur award to Sipra Deb, director, The Play Arena, Sheffield's largest and most innovative indoor play centre.

Cherie's visit to India with the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Last week Cherie traveled across Gujarat, India with some of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women's team to visit the women of the Self-Employed Women's Association's (SEWA) Rural Distribution Network (RUDI).

AFFORD SL launches the Organisation of Women's Network for Entrepreneurs (OWNERS)

OWNERS, a national network in Sierra Leone for women in business, aims to coordinate the efforts of different business women's groups and women entrepreneurs across the country.

Campaigning for Labour

Eastleigh needs a Labour MP like John who understands their worries about the future of the NHS, about jobs, and about the cost of living.

Mobile World Congress 2013, Barcelona

Visa, the GSMA mWomen Programme and Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) will release research that explores the opportunities for mobile financial services (MFS) to better serve the financial lives of women in developing countries.

Showing Respect for Prison Visitors

February 2013

'Having a relative in prison can leave you feeling isolated and alone'

Ending the Cycle of Poverty and Exclusion for people with Intellectual Disabilities

January 2013

The needs of the disabled and their potential should be recognised and addressed in the social and economic development plans of every nation and community