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  • A woman on her laptop reading the latest gender pay gap reports with money falling around her
    Politics

    Why tracking women’s pay is vital to building a fairer future

  • woman on path
    Politics

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

  • Two hands holding a phone
    Politics

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

Latest Stories

India farmer's protests
News

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.

Posted by
Minreet Kaur
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Farmer's Protests in New Delhi India
News

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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Neelam  Gill
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Woman dancing in club
Politics

Will we really be dancing in nightclubs this June?

The internet has a mixed reaction to the news.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Social media emojis, including the skull and laugh-cry emoji
News

The sad death of the laugh-cry emoji (and why it bothers us so much, really)

On TikTok, Generation Z is saying the laugh-cry emoji isn't cool anymore, along with side parts and skinny jeans. And it has hit millennials hard...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Crockett
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Why we need a better picture of how the pandemic has affected the gender pay gap

Equality campaigners are sounding the alarm.

Housing

If you like quiet streets and crave the outdoors, these introvert-friendly places could be for you

Always wanted to move abroad? These countries could be just the ticket.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Bern, Switzerland
Housing

These European cities are the most affordable for first-time buyers

As you can expect, London made it nowhere near the top 10.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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One Young World
Environment

The amazing young people whose projects truly give us all hope for the planet in 2021

One Young World is teaming up with Mary Robinson to support young leaders behind innovative climate justice initiatives.

Posted by
Mary Robinson
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Priti Patel
News

“6 thoughts I had about that Priti Patel house party tweet”

The government just announced a new £800 penalty for people going to house parties of more than 15 people in homes and we have some thoughts...

Posted by
Eve Livingston
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London houses
Housing

Why are so many private renters still committed to living in London?

Because now would be the perfect time to move somewhere cheaper.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Biden Harris Inauguration
Politics

US Presidential Inauguration: the 8 most memorable moments you missed

History has been made once more – Donald Trump is out, and President Joe Biden is in.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Natalie Gil
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What’s the deal with the second Trump impeachment, and will it really make a difference?

It has been confirmed that Donald Trump has been impeached (again) just days before Biden's inaugeration.

Bradford
Housing

The UK’s most affordable city for solo buyers has been revealed

Want to get on the property ladder in 2021? Here’s where to look.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
News

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: what it’s like to be trafficked at 5 years old

Survivor Kashi* shares her experiences in India and why things have to change.

Posted by
Anonymous
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The US Capitol building being stormed by Trump supporters yesterday 6 January
Politics

27 tweets that tell the story of the riots at the US Capitol

“Something that has been made clear: we need to stop saying ‘This is not who we are’ in ‘America’.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Silhouette of woman
Housing

What life is like at Christmas when you have nowhere to live

A young mum tells the story of her struggle to create a home for herself and her daughter in time for Christmas.

Posted by
Natalie Gil
Published
Christmas cancelled due to Covid-19: what should we do?
News

It’s OK to feel both lucky and shattered about Christmas 2020

Millions of people across the UK have seen their festive plans severely restricted or scrapped due to new Tier 4 restrictions.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Worried woman
Housing

Why so many private renters are on the verge of homelessness

And how to get help if you’re worried about it.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Covid-19 vaccine: is it time to start trusting good news again?

Here is how the experts have reacted.

Laverne Cox
News

We can’t turn a blind eye to transphobic hate crime in the UK

Laverne Cox's recent experience of harassment highlights the need for sustained support for the trans community.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
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