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Breaking news from the UK and worldwide, including features and stories, all through a feminist lens.

Flowers at the vigil for Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman

Mina Smallman speaks out after the officers who took photos of her daughters’ bodies are jailed

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Lauren Geall
  • People gather at Trafalgar square to protest the violence against women in London, United Kingdom on April 3, 2021.
    Politics

    Why Stylist is writing to Priti Patel again about male violence against women

  • How the Taliban’s resurgence in Afghanistan is impacting women, and what can be done to help
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    The latest on how the Taliban’s rule is affecting Afghan women right now

  • Misogyny won’t be made a hate crime following a review by the Law Commission
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    Misogyny should not be made a hate crime in the UK, according to a review

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Politics

The government wants to start a conversation about misogyny? Here’s what it needs to know

The Home Office is planning a campaign challenging misogyny and violence against women – but if it gets it wrong, it could do more harm than good.

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Moya Crockett
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This is how many young women have been sent unwanted sexual images on social media

A new report has found three in four young women have been sent sexual pictures online.

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Lauren Geall
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How to buy second-hand Christmas presents that your family and friends will love
Environment

How to buy thoughtful secondhand gifts this Christmas

Pre-loved doesn’t mean rubbish.

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Amy Beecham
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Politics

“I fell apart”: why image-based sexual abuse is still going unpunished

Women still find themselves caught in loopholes and unable to make claims of harassment.

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Sophie Gallagher
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Amy Beecham
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How a possible US Supreme Court ruling in support of abortion bans will affect women

The constitutional right to an abortion is currently under threat in states such as Mississippi.

Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Maxwell was present during some of Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual assaults, accuser tells the court
News

Here are the latest developments in the Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking trial

Jeffrey Epstein’s long-time associate is charged with six counts, including enticing a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts.

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Amy Beecham
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Needle spiking: what it’s like to be spiked by injection while on a night out
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“I was spiked by injection on a night out - this is what I want people to know”

As reports of drink and physical spiking rise, Stylist speaks to one woman who experienced it.

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Amy Beecham
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This is how 3 Brit Bajan women feel about Barbados becoming a republic

The country is undergoing a historic change as it officially becomes a republic and leaves its colonial past behind.

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Leah Sinclair
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Afghanistan is facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis this winter – here’s how to help
News

Afghanistan faces the world’s worst humanitarian crisis this winter – here’s how you can help

This winter, millions of Afghans will be forced to choose between migration and starvation.

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Amy Beecham
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Bobbi-Anne McLeod murder: 2 men are being questioned after body found in Devon
News

A man has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod

We’re all reeling from the horrific news that another young woman has been senselessly killed.

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Amy Beecham
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Migrant crisis: as 27 people die trying to cross the channel, we can’t stop paying attention to the humanitarian crisis
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Refugees are dying while crossing the Channel – here’s how you can help

“No one should have to risk their life to reach safety.”

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Amy Beecham
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Laura Coryton
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“The Tampon Tax Fund has come to an end, but the work is far from over”

Campaigner Laura Coryton explains why female-focused charities face uncertainty now the Tampon Tax Fund has closed.

Adele 30: 9 of the internet’s funniest and most emotional reactions to the brilliant new album
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The internet reacts to the release of Adele’s new album, 30

“I laughed, I cried a number of times, I had many epiphanies.”

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Amy Beecham
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Equal Pay Day 2021: how the gender pay gap and being asked about salary history continues to harm women
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#EqualPayDay shows how being asked about their salary history affects women

The Fawcett Society’s yearly report has revealed the shocking gender pay gap women continue to face.

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Amy Beecham
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Rents are rising at the fastest pace since 2008 and pricing women out of cities
Housing

How the fastest rent rise in 13 years is pricing women out of cities

Rents are rising at the fastest pace since 2008, according to Zoopla.

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Amy Beecham
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Police: data shows more than a quarter of UK police forces ‘do not meet vetting guidelines’
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More than 2,500 police officers are currently serving in the UK without being vetted

The murder of Sarah Everard by police officer Wayne Couzens shone a spotlight on police vetting procedures.

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Amy Beecham
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COP26: 5 key moments from the United Nations climate change conference currently underway in Glasgow
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AOC to Greta Thunberg: 17 key COP26 moments as the climate change summit comes to a close

World leaders gathered in Glasgow to discuss commitments to reversing climate change.

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Amy Beecham
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How We Can Win: activist Kimberly Jones’ viral ‘Monopoly speech’ explaining how we cannot win against racism released in a new book
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The viral Black Lives Matter ‘Monopoly speech’ is being turned into a powerful anti-racism book

“Every time that they don’t like the way that you’re playing, or that you’re catching up, they burn your game. They burn your Monopoly money.”

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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Boris Johnson was seen without a mask in a hospital and people online can’t quite believe their eyes

“NHS staff deserve better than this.”

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The #SignalForHelp gesture just saved a young woman from danger – here’s how to use it

The hashtag has been viewed 23.7 million times on TikTok.

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Lauren Geall
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