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Lizzo’s encounter with a “racist bigot” serves as an important reminder

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Meena Alexander
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    Malala has officially seen Booksmart – and she approves of that reference

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    Long Reads

    “I’ve stopped pretending that climate crisis doesn’t affect me – and you should, too”

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    Visible Women

    Anti-FGM campaigners Nimco Ali and Leila Hussein just got the huge recognition they deserve

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Life

5 simple ways to get involved in World Oceans Day

Calling all Blue Planet fans

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

Greta Thunberg and 9 other female climate change activists to follow on Instagram

Their advice and education on your feed will help you make a change

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Megan Murray
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Visible Women

Art becomes activism with a mural dedicated to murdered journalist Lyra McKee

Artists have dedicated a wall piece to Lyra in Belfast

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Hollie Richardson
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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan: “Don’t mock Extinction Rebellion protesters – they’re fighting your war”

It makes no sense – logically, emotionally, practically – to be against environmentalism in at least the widest sense, says Lucy Mangan.

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Hollie Richardson
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The brilliant reason so many women are sharing banana selfies on Instagram

#Bananaselfie

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Visible Women

All hail Greta Thunberg, the teenager who makes me want to be a better adult

I thought I was doing enough in the fight against climate change. I was wrong.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has an important message for UK politicians

The 16-year-old Swedish eco activist is due to meet with politicians in London this week.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Upskirting law: this is what to do if you are a victim

The law against upskirting comes into force today - this is how you report it

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Lauren Geall
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People

The best, most powerful signs from the Put It To The People march

Bold and brilliant statements

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Anna Brech
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People

Activist Gina Miller on Brexit, death threats and making your own luck

“I’m tough enough to withstand whatever was going to be thrown at me.”

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Colin Crummy
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How to Support International Women's Day 2019 | Feminist Activism Advice
Visible Women

13 simple ways to support feminist activism this International Women’s Day

We can’t all become full-time activists – but we can all make a difference.

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Susan Devaney and Moya Crockett
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Empowering quotes by strong women to celebrate International Women’s Day

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish”

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People

Rose McGowan on leaving Hollywood behind and being an outsider in the wake of #MeToo

You’re only as sick as your secrets, says the actor and activist

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Anna Fielding
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People

The best Instagram posts from celebrities at the Remarkable Women Awards 2019

Here's our pick of the best behind-the-scenes snaps from the RWA red carpet

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Upskirting activist Gina Martin has one message for Christopher Chope

Read her inspiring speech from Stylist’s Remarkable Women Awards.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

“Why it matters that menstrual health will soon be taught in schools”

Menstrual health activist Alice Smith tells Stylist about her successful campaign to get period education on the curriculum

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

The big problem with the Jameela Jamil backlash

“It was twice as hard for us to even get our foot in the door to be heard in the first place”

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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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.”

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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