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9 fun things to do now lockdown is easing (other than a pub garden)

From charity shopping to a weekend away.

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Lauren Geall
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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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France’s problem with the hijab: 7 young Muslim women react

We asked young Muslim women to tell us how the moves to outlaw wearing the hijab in public for women under 18 makes them feel

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Mariam Khan
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The reaction to the government’s race report is in and it’s scathing

Anti-racism campaigners have described the report as a “whitewash” of the lived experiences of people of colour.

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Kimi Chaddah
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Moya Crockett
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Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry’s mother challenges lack of “outcry” over murdered women of colour

Mina Smallman says her daughters' deaths did not receive the same attention as Sarah Everard's.

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From Jackie Weaver to a giant lasagne, 8 standout social media moments from a year in lockdown

It's been a strange year, hasn't it?

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Lauren Geall
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Politics

Misogyny will now be recorded as a hate crime in a bid to tackle violence against women

The change will see police forces asked to identify crimes caused by “hostility” based on the victim’s sex or gender.

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Lauren Geall
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Politics

Why frustration at plans for plain-clothes police in bars needs to be taken seriously

Women’s charities have called the government’s plans “poorly thought out”.

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Lauren Geall
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Politics

How the issue of the gender pay gap quietly fell through the cracks

There’s been a delay in gender pay gap reporting. Where does that leave women in the plans for post-pandemic recovery?

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Lauren Geall
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Flowers at Clapham Bandstand for Sarah Everard
Politics

Reclaim These Streets in pictures: powerful images from the candlelit vigil

Crowds gathered at Clapham Common last night to pay their respects to Sarah Everard and all women lost to violence.

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Lauren Geall
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Politics

Nazanin Zhagari-Ratcliffe has appeared in court in Iran to face fresh charges

The British-Iranian aid worker is now awaiting a verdict.

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Lauren Geall
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Katy Harrington
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The intense debate about women’s safety happening on Twitter right now

Street harassment is not illegal in the UK, yet, but women want to change that.

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“What happened when my private Facebook pictures became revenge porn”

Meet Ruby, a 28 year-old revenge porn victims calling for legal reform

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Eve Livingston
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Housing

What does the future really look like for private renters?

Secure and affordable renting is essential in a post-pandemic world.

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Hollie Richardson
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Politics

This is how NHS staff reacted to the proposed 1% pay rise

“We got our claps, what more did we expect?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

What do renters and first-time buyers really need to know right now?

Experts share their insights following the Budget announcement.

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Hollie Richardson
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Politics

“Our voices aren’t being heard”: why we need a pandemic recovery that works for all women

There is a pandemic exit strategy – but critics say it doesn’t contain enough detail about how women will be supported.

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Moya Crockett
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Politics

Threatening to share revenge porn will become a criminal offence under new law changes

The amendments to the domestic abuse bill will also include the criminalisation of non-fatal strangulation.

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Lauren Geall
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Minreet Kaur
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The women who are making a difference at the Indian farmers’ protests

An update on what's happening on the ground in India as citizen's rail against the harsh farming laws imposed by the government.

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The heartbreak of watching the farmers’ protests from afar for British Indians

Supermodel and activist Neelam Gill talks about how it feels to watch the Indian farmers' and citizens protest new government laws

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