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This viral tweet highlights how draconian Texas’ 6-week abortion ban really is

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Lauren Geall
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The 8th documentary about Ireland abortion referendum
Film

The 8th is a rousing, painful look back at Ireland’s abortion referendum

Three years on from Ireland’s historic abortion vote, this unmissable documentary tracks the forces that shaped a seismic moment for women’s rights.

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Moya Crockett
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Call The Midwife - Helen George as Nurse Trixie Franklin in season 10
TV

Call The Midwife fans pile praise on “most important episode so far”

Nurse Trixie Franklin’s powerful speech on abortion rights has certainly struck a chord with viewers.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Three Families BBC review
TV

Three Families is a reminder that the fight for abortion rights in Northern Ireland isn’t over

Based on real women's stories, this powerful BBC One drama explores the effects of Northern Ireland's abortion ban.

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Moya Crockett
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Three Families: Hannah (AMY JAMES KELLY)
TV

The trailer for your new must-watch BBC One drama has finally dropped

Three Families – from the producers of Three Girls – promises to be an important watch.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The one thing everyone keeps getting wrong about Call The Midwife

Are you, too, guilty of making this mistake about the BBC One drama?

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Women

How you can help improve abortion access in England after the pandemic

Reproductive healthcare could look very different post-pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.

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Moya Crockett
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Health

A “Green Wave” group of feminists just scored a huge victory for women in Argentina

Pro-choice campaigners hail a feminist breakthrough with the legalisation of abortion.

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Anna Brech
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Kamala Harris
People

What is vice president-elect Kamala Harris’ stance on the issues that matter to women?

She is the first woman of colour elected US vice president.

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Hannah-Rose Yee and Hollie Richardson
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Life

All the ways the coronavirus pandemic is affecting young women the hardest

From abortion access to rising anxiety and economic abuse.

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Anna Brech
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Politics

It was a grim week for reproductive rights. Here’s what you missed

From Poland to the US, this week was a reminder that abortion rights are never guaranteed.

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Moya Crockett
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Amy Coney Barrett
Politics

What Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination could mean for abortion rights in America

Trump’s latest move could present a very real threat to the legal protection of reproductive care.

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Lauren Geall
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Moya Crockett
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Farewell Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a true feminist icon for the ages

In memory of one of womanhood's most prolific trail-blazers.

Life

Candid behind-scene photos from the filming of Mrs America

Take a look inside the hit miniseries about the battle for feminist rights.

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Anna Brech
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Rupa Huq
Life

MPs just voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning protests outside abortion clinics

MP Rupa Huq tells Stylist why she introduced a bill that would create buffer zones around all abortion clinics in England and Wales.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Record high abortion rates show the system is failing women

New figures released by the Department of Health point to huge problems with contraceptive services in England and Wales.

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Moya Crockett
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Stella Creasy
People

Stella Creasy debates Northern Ireland abortion laws in parliament while holding her baby

The Labour MP asked the government what it plans to do about abortion services in Northern Ireland.

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Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

A day in the life: a Marie Stopes nurse working through the pandemic

This Mental Health Awareness Week, Stylist is sharing mental health diaries from key workers.

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Stylist Team
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Abortion coronavirus protests Poland
Life

Covid-19 is having a frightening effect on abortion rights around the world

In times of crisis, it’s disturbing to see how quickly women’s bodily autonomy is restricted – but there are things we can do to help.

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Moya Crockett
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Lauren Geall
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Women in England will be able to take abortion pills at home during the coronavirus outbreak

A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed that the official abortion guidance is being updated.

How to deal with a sore loser like Donald Trump, according to experts
Life

Trump just won yet another victory in his attempt to roll back abortion rights

Pro-choice campaigners warn “women and their families will suffer”.

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Jessica Rapana
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