Business Fights Poverty, 5 December 2011
By Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.
The Press Association, 5 December 2011
Cherie Blair has urged 'positive action' to make sure women gain equal representation in business and politics.
The Guardian, 5 December 2011
Cherie Blair contrasts 'slow progress' in UK with 'tremendous strides' taken by emerging democracies such as Tunisia.
ITP.net, 29 November 2011
A report entitled ‘Women Entrepreneurs in the Mobile Retail Channels - Empowering Women, Driving Growth', which studied the role of women entrepreneurs in the mobile phone industry has revealed that women have a very important roles to play in the mobile channel, which benefits both communities and business.
Zawya, 29 November 2011
Dubai, UAE, 29 November, 2011: An in-depth study on the role of women in the mobile phone industry has highlighted the social and economic advantages of including more women entrepreneurs into the mobile value chain.
Cherie's interview with The Market Magazine:
The Atlantic, 12 November 2011
In partnership with Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO), the Cherie Blair Foundation supports women entrepreneurs in Nablus through a project which enables women to generate income based on their skills, education and motivation to work. For more about this collaboration, see an excellent article in the Atlantic below:
Gulf News, 9 November 2011
Wife of former UK premier meets children and inspects work being done by charity initiative.
Liverpool Echo, 18 October 2011
“To see it explained in this museum is just fantastic especially for me as my grandfather was a merchant seaman on the Elder Demster Line going from Liverpool to Lagos.”
Refuge has been chosen for this month's BBC Lifeline Appeal.
Cherie Blair has been selected as judge for the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
RFK, 26 September 2011
By Kerry Kennedy, President, Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights
The Guardian, 26 September 2011
Many assumed the invasion of Afghanistan would improve women's lives. But, a decade on, little has changed
National Public Radio, 26 September 2011
The wife of former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair is helping African first ladies and their staff become stronger advocates for change. She speaks with Michel Martin about this work, the challenges and relationships she's had with the media, and what it takes to be an effective first lady.
The Washington Post, 26 September 2011
New York — Being a wife is hard enough. Try also being a first lady.
The Daily Star Lebanon, 8 September 2011
"Our aim is to enable women to develop and build on their business talents"
Crosby Herald, 4 August 2011
A dream to revamp a building at Jospice has become a reality following an appeal launched by Cherie Blair.
Liverpool Daily Post, 26 July 2011
Ms Booth spoke about how she balanced her private life with a high-powered career, as well as life in the public eye.
Junior Lawyers Division, 22 July 2011
Professor Javaid Rehman, Cherie Booth QC and Rabinder Singh QC to take part in a panel discussion, chaired by the engaging and enthusiastic Professor Conor Gearty.
Bloomberg, 12 July 2011
For women in emerging markets, cell phones can be life changing
Liz Bolshaw, Financial Times, 6 July 2011
Cherie Blair is a barrister, judge and campaigner for equality and human rights. In 2008, she set up the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which runs programmes in Africa, south Asia and the Middle East to help women start and expand businesses. She is married to Tony Blair, the former UK prime minister.
The Street, 27 June 2011
Watch Cherie tell The Street's James Rogers how her foundation is working with the likes of Google to empower women entrepreneurs in the developing world.
Watch Cherie talk to Erica Hill about the "vicious cycle of decline" many widowed women face around the world.
Fora.tv, 22 June 2011
Watch Cherie in conversation with Matthew Bishop from The Economist
BBC News World, 23 June 2011
Watch the BBC story about UN International Widows' Day featuring interviews with Cherie and Yoko Ono.
United Nations, 20 June 2011
Of the approximately 245 million widows in our world, more than 115 live in extreme poverty.
Cherie Blair, Barcelona, 20 June 2011
"Law touches every part of our lives."
The Independent, 20 June 2011
The editors will protest about loss of free speech. But reports based on privacy intrusion are lazy journalism
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 June 2011
With the overall goal of solving deep-seated social problems, the university encourages students to connect their theoretical study with contemporary issues and challenges facing Asia and the world.
Thomson Reuters Newsmaker, 25 May 2011
Toyin Saraki, President of the Wellbeing Foundation, and member of the Africa Justice Foundation, discusses the AJF after participating in a panel at a Thomson Reuters Newsmaker titled "Is Africa Open for Business?"
Cherie Blair, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 25 April 2011
Today we have gathered to celebrate the launch of the construction of the permanent campus of the Asian University for Women.
Liverpool Daily Post, 30 April 2011
“It has been a truly special day, and it is so important to remember."
The Equality Effect, 26 April 2011
The equality effect is honoured to be working with Cherie Booth QC
The Independent, 20 March 2011
Sex-selective abortion is outlawed but can be difficult to enforce.
euobserver.com, 31 March 2011
EU commission figures show that only 12 percent of board members in the bloc's largest companies are women
Huffpost World, 4 April 2011
Africa doesn't need more lawyers. What it needs are well-trained lawyers who can deal with internal problems.
IT News Africa, 11 March 2011
IFC is doing a remarkable job by increasing access to finance for women entrepreneurs.
Media Newswire, 9 March 2011
To mark International Women's Day 2011, today March 8, we look at how the mobile phone can empower women in developing countries through the GSMA mWomen Programme.
Alex Aldridge, The Guardian, 10 March 2011
Widening access to the legal profession is not easy, but Blair has a message to convey: 'If I can do it, so can you'
The Independent, 7 March 2011
"We need to look afresh at how countries like the UK, through their development efforts, can help make a real difference to the status and power of women in the developing world."
BBC Chinese Services, 1 March 2011
Watch Cherie's interview with the BBC Chinese Services, as part of the BBC World Service's series to mark International Women's Day, on 8 March.
BBC, Show Me The Money, 27 February 2011
See below for Cherie's views on the Davies Report and the role of women in business.
Liverpool Echo, 26 February 2011
"I know how much I owe to the teachers who inspired me, both at primary and secondary school"
The Independent, 24 February 2011
Can Simon Callow and Cherie Blair convince teenagers who have failed their GCSEs that school can be cool? Gerard Gilbert meets the tutors with a difference
CNN, 22 February 2011
See below for Cherie's interview with Max Foster from CNN, on the Africa Justice Foundation and Africa's legal system.
The Times, 19 February 2011
"One of the students called me posh. I said I’m from a working-class Liverpool family"
The Times, 16 February 2011
To view an article on The Times Website about the part women are playing in the revolution in the Middle East click the link below:
Steve Gummer, The Howard, Spring 2011 Edition
The government has published a green paper on sentencing reform and rehabilitation that has at its heart proposals on work in prison which has been directly inspired by an initiative from the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Mark Johnson, Crosby Herald, 10 February 2011
"Liverpool Seafarers Centre works on the frontline to give seafarers respite from weeks, even months at sea, away from home and loved ones, and to provide the resources to link families spread across the globe."
Time.com, 14 February 2011
In recent years, more development aid than ever before has been directed at women; but that doesn't mean it is reaching the girls who need it.
Cherie Blair, 3 February 2011
This book makes a valuable and timely contribution to the debate on one of the most controversial areas of public life.
Cherie Blair, The Daily Beast, 13 January 2011
The continent is rebounding from the global recession, but strengthening its legal systems can ensure that this land rich in natural resources will emerge stronger than ever.
Cherie Blair, The Huffington Post, 5 January 2011
Co-authored by Philip Riches and Suella Fernandes.
Dhaka, Bangladesh, 25 January 2011
Cherie Blair recognised for international advocacy of women’s education.
Cherie Blair, Think Africa Press, 24 January 2011
Next month will see the launch of the Africa Justice Foundation, a new charity to support legal capacity building in African governments. Co-founder Cherie Blair and board member Jonathan Kewley explain its significance.