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Digital revolution lights up Africa with maps, mobiles, money and markets

The Guardian, 30 October 2012

In Africa, necessity is the mother of invention and social media sites are not just for sharing photographs and gossip

Cherie Blair played pivotal role in securing London 2012 Olympics after attacking French President Jacques Chirac 'like a banshee', says Sebastian Coe

The Independent, 29 October 2012

Mrs Blair took offence to Mr Chirac’s comments which mocked Britain’s food as being better only than that of Finland.

Arise 100 Women: Cherie Blair

Arise Live, 26 October 2012

A keen advocate of women’s empowerment, pioneering laywer Cherie Blair set up the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in 2008. The foundation works with women in Africa, South Asia and the Middle East to support their efforts to increase their role in their economies and societies. As an active campaigner on equality and human rights issues, she has a special interest in Africa - one her husband and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair shares, having set up a charity called the African Governance Initiative.

Why women will impact global economy as much as China

Beth Brooke, CNN, 25 October 2012

Editor's note: Beth A. Brooke is Global Vice Chair of Public Policy at Ernst & Young. She has taken leading roles in a wide variety of women's civic and business organizations and was recently asked to serve on the International Council on Women's Business Leadership by U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. She has made the Forbes "World's 100 Most Powerful Women" list four times and was Concern Worldwide's Woman of the Year in 2009.

Cherie's foreword in Hilary Heilbron QC's biography of her mother "Rose Heilbron, England's First Women Queens Counsel and Judge"

Cherie Blair, 24 October 2012

Rose Heilbron, advocate and judge, was an "inspirational pioneer" for women and an icon of the 1950s and 1960s.

ARISE Magazine Names Cherie Blair, Okonjo-Iweala, Melinda Gates, 97 Others Supporters of Africa

Thisday Live, 23 October 2012

Their names topped the list of prominent women across the world, cutting across various professions.

Ban Female Genital Mutilation draft resolution presented to UNGA

No Peace Without Justice, 18 October 2012

No Peace Without Justice and the Radical Party welcome the deposit of a Resolution that universally bans Female Genital Mutilation as a violation of Human Rights within the United Nations.

Julia Gillard tackles sexism and misogyny, 16 October 2012

Summers lecture, as well as articles by others prepared to articulate strongly feminist ideals, highlights a spirit of change in Australia.

Executive Opportunties

IIC Partners, 11 October 2012

IIC Partners has some competition. Cherie Blair, noted Queen's Counsel and former first lady of the United Kingdom, is recruiting. If you're a c-level executive, a board director - or aspiring to either - Mrs Blair may have a role for you.

The Women's Prize for Fiction

Cherie Blair, Huffington Post, 15 October 2012

Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

My Experience as a Mentor for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Business Fights Poverty, 12 October 2012

By Julian Stodd, Mentor for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.

International Day of the Girl

CNN, 11 October 2012

"Don't be discouraged if there aren't enough role models paving the way for you. Imagine the future as you want it to be and you will succeed." Cherie Blair

Innocents at Risk

11 October 2012

Innocents at Risk hope to defeat the fastest growing criminal industry in the world by raising greater awareness for the 300,000 children each year that become victims of the sex trade.

Cherie supports the Orange Prize for Fiction

9 October 2012

As an avid reader who went to the first Orange Prize for Fiction, Cherie is delighted to belong to a group of fantastic women who are supporting this prize.