Activism

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  • Life

    Feeling outraged at the news? Here’s why you’re unlikely to act on it

    Relatively few people step up to address injustice – and new research helps explain why.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Women MPs share their advice for getting started in political activism

    “The first political virtue is courage. Remember that when one woman speaks, a hundred more will find their voices.”

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    A 50:50 Parliament director on why politics desperately needs more women

    Stylist’s Woman of the Week is Dr Sonia Adesara, Director of 50:50 Parliament

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    Salma Haidrani
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  • Altheia Jones-LeCointe | Black Panther, Mangrove Nine member, inspiration
    Visible Women

    “Remembering Altheia Jones-LeCointe, the UK’s forgotten civil rights activist”

    Writer Danielle Dash on why she will forever be inspired by the radical and courageous Dr Jones-LeCointe.

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    Danielle Dash
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  • Made by girls
    Life

    These are the four inspiring activists who are changing the world

    Because one person really can change the course of history

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    Made By Girls
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  • Life

    This 29-year-old female activist is facing execution in Saudi Arabia

    Here’s how to join the UK protest against Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women activists.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    5 women artists and activists whose work was overshadowed by their husbands’

    From a pioneering anthropologist to an acclaimed painter, these women deserve their own recognition.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    Why menstrual health education activist Alice Smith is our Woman of the Week

    “Period isn’t a dirty word anymore. We’re not in the Victorian ages.”

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • People

    Ahed Tamimi makes defiant speech after eight months in prison

    The Palestinian teen was jailed for slapping two Israeli soldiers

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
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  • Visible Women

    From Anne Hathaway to student activists: the women making waves this week

    Looking back at the women who made a difference and pushed for change in the last seven days.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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