Activism

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    “What my fight for freedom in Iran taught me about the power of social media”

    In 2014, a photo of Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad went viral – because it showed her hair. Here’s what happened next.

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    Masih Alinejad
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  • Visible Women

    Women are disguising themselves as men to watch football matches in Iran

    “We are doing this to say to the authorities that if they don’t let us in, we will keep going nonetheless, with or without beards.”

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    Moya Crockett
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  • People

    The statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett has been unveiled in London

    We spoke to Mayor Sadiq Khan and artist Gillian Wearing about why it’s so important to have a statue of a woman in Parliament Square.

    Posted by
    Stylist Team
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  • Visible Women

    The world’s top environmental awards were dominated by these incredible women

    Six courageous female eco-activists have been recognised as “grassroots environmental heroes”.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • People

    Emma González: from student, to victim, to face of anti-gun movement

    "Will González and her classmates succeed where so many adults have failed, in achieving a tightening of gun laws in a trigger-happy country?"

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    Jean Hannah Edelstein
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