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“We are deeply ashamed”: the government admits to failing rape survivors

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    “I called a very senior member of staff ‘babes’”: 9 real-life work email fails

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    Emma Barnett just sparked a very important debate about toilets

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    “My landlord wants to evict me, and this new rule means he can”

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“Very soon and very raw”: Jacinda Ardern responds to controversial upcoming film

A producer on the film has also pulled out.

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Hollie Richardson
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“I am terrified”: why one meaningful graduation speech is going viral

“We cannot stay silent. Thank you.”

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Hollie Richardson
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How to become an activist and make the change you want to see in the world

From Change.org UK’s executive director.

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London’s Sky Pool has gone viral on Twitter, and there’s a serious point being made

Some people are laughing, while others are angry.

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Hollie Richardson
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These 12 UK cities are the best value for first-time buyers

The average asking prices in 12 UK cities have been revealed and it's good news for the north.

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You can now hide your like count on Instagram and Facebook – here’s how

The new tool is being rolled out across accounts around the world.

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Lauren Geall
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Not ready for indoor dining? Here are 9 things you can do instead now restrictions have eased

From staying in a B&B to attending an exercise class.

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Lauren Geall
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How digital stalking is affecting women – from Instagram to Apple Pay

New findings show that since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a substantial increase in stalking.

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Gemma McSherry
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Shops are making these essential further changes to their plastic bags

It’s a small step that could make a huge difference

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Hollie Richardson
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A frontline worker in India on how Covid-19 is devastating women and girls

As the deadly second wave of Covid-19 rages on, Stylist talks to women on the frontline about what is being done to tackle the crisis.

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Natalie Gil
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What you need to know about India’s deadly second wave of coronavirus

With over 18 million people with coronavirus, India is currently experiencing a deadly second wave of Covid-19. How did the situation become so dire?

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Natalie Gil
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Hollie Richardson
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Female actors are sharing the fearful reality of speaking out in the industry

Kaya Scodelario has talked about a “nude audition” she was asked to attend.

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The domestic abuse bill has finally passed – but what does that actually mean for women?

Campaigners have responded to the new act.

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Hollie Richardson
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Stephen Lawrence’s mother powerfully explains what his murder means in 2021

"Our country at times is so divided, and I see Stephen as bringing people together”

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

Are 5% deposit mortgages good for first-time buyers? We asked the experts to explain

The government’s new scheme is designed to help those with low deposits purchase a property. But will it actually make a difference?

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Lauren Geall
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The world reacts as Derek Chauvin is convicted of murdering George Floyd

“Pain and joy all in one...”

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Hollie Richardson
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The uncomfortable question about the united outrage against the Super League

“It’s a shame it’s not like this with everything that’s going wrong in the game, like racism…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

The sinister reason so many renters are forced to live in dangerous conditions

A new report by Shelter reveals over a third of private renters in the UK are living in poor and often dangerous conditions.

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Amy Beecham
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Moya Crockett
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How will London’s mayoral candidates tackle violence against women?

From putting more police on the streets to making London a sanctuary city for migrant women, the leading candidates tell Stylist about their policies.

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The things we’re most excited to do now lockdown restrictions have lifted

With pubs and non-essential shops re-opening today, the Stylist team reflects on the things they're most excited to do over the next couple of weeks.

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Lauren Geall
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