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The world's most influential women

Time magazine has once again announced its much anticipated and highly respected list of the 100 most influential people in the world. This year a total of 34 women make the cut, ranging from political figures such as Hillary Clinton and Angela Merkel through to iconic women including Oprah Winfrey and Aung San Suu Kyi.

We've detailed all the women to make the list below, and you can read the full list - including the men - here. With Stylist's recent poll to discover our readers' most inspirational women of the last 100 years proving such a talking point, we're sure you'll have something to say on who's on and not on the list, so please do share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Women In Film



Totally fetch: Rachel McAdams is on board with a Mean Girls reunion

Shut up.

by Moya Crockett
21 Oct 2016

“Criminalising purchase would be a danger to sex workers”

...argues sex worker and activist, Molly Smith

by The Stylist web team
20 Oct 2016

Eyebrows ahoy... A Cara Delevingne documentary is on its way

The Cara Project will follow Delevingne’s transition from model to actress.

by Moya Crockett
20 Oct 2016

The best A-list Instagrams of the week so far

From Emily Ratajkowski's team colours to Mindy Kaling's scarlet style

by Nicola Colyer
20 Oct 2016

Hilary Swank wins Oscars, still offered 5% of a male co-star's wage

Because woman < man

by Amy Swales
20 Oct 2016

Ellen DeGeneres reveals the secret to her happy marriage

And it's brilliantly simple

by Sarah Biddlecombe
20 Oct 2016

Amy Schumer shares open letter to Donald Trump supporters

“I shouldn’t have said that he was an orange, sexually-assaulting, fake-college-starting monster.”

by Moya Crockett
20 Oct 2016

Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall opens up about anorexia battle

“I just wanted to waste away and disappear”

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Oct 2016

Kerry Washington chooses old-fashioned name for baby boy

The Scandal star has welcomed her second baby with husband Nnamdi Asomugha

by Kayleigh Dray
20 Oct 2016

MP Vicky Foxcroft on why she spoke publicly about the loss of her baby

“I know it was the right thing to do”

by Amy Swales
19 Oct 2016