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‘I want to submit to my husband’: inside the UK’s tradwife movement

#Tradwives: A harmless social media trend, or a sinister attack on women's independence?

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Sally Howard
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Life

Science has revealed the surprise truth about “narcissistic” only children

New study probes our beliefs around selfish solo offspring

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Anna Brech
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Life

Barbie fans, these gender-neutral dolls are breaking stereotypes in the best way

The Barbie manufacturer Mattel has created an inclusive toy line "free of labels".

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Christobel Hastings
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Michelle Keegan has had enough of sexist questions
People

Michelle Keegan has had enough of being asked sexist questions

"I don't want to answer questions like that, it's personal."

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Sarah Shaffi
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Sarah Shaffi
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Unmarried and child-free? You’re actually the happiest person in the world

Marriage benefits men, but not women.

Life

“This is why I’m never having kids”

From not feeling maternal to fear of climate catastrophe, four women explain their decision to remain child-free

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Stylist Team
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Life

This 4-year-old was not happy with the lack of women in her Lego magazine

So she took matters firmly into her own hands...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Secret Life of 4 and 5 Year Olds
Life

Secret Life of Five Year Olds: The incredible life lessons we learned

From single-shaming and feminism, to love in times of grief.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

Why it doesn’t matter if you haven’t achieved all your goals by 30

It’s high time we kicked FOMOMG to the curb.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who has been transformed into a limited-edition Barbie

Forget the usual hairbrush: this Barbie comes equipped with her very own sonic screwdriver

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

What greetings cards tell us about society’s narrow view of women

We deserve more than just pink cards featuring cupcakes, shopping bags and prosecco

Posted by
Olivia Gagan
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Moya Crockett
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Why this 12-year-old feminist Girl Scout is our new hero

When Julianne Speyer encountered everyday sexism, she refused to take it lying down.

People

What we need to remember when talking about celebrity divorces

Gossip may be irresistible, but it can be damaging, too

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Sandra Bullock has a message for everyone talking about her “adopted” children

We’re not crying, you’re crying

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This is how Shared Parental Leave creates better dads

One man shares how it impacted his experience as a parent

In association with
The Government's Shared Parental Leave Campaign
Life

“It’s assumed traditional maternity leave is what you do”

One mum reveals her experience of Shared Parental Leave

In partnership with
The Government's Shared Parental Leave Campaign
People

Paloma Faith perfectly explains why she's keeping her child's gender a secret

"I have no problem if my child grows up not feeling an affinity with the gender they were born with"

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
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Life

Mindy Kaling has just given birth to her first child

And it's a girl!

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Grace Allen
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Megan Murray
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Mila Kunis just explained why she won’t be having any more children

The actor is known for her frank attitude towards motherhood

Life

How mothers in Malawi completely transformed the fight against HIV

Inspirational "mother buddies" are slashing the odds of babies contracting the virus

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Jasmine Andersson
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