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This new bank card might be giving men 10 times the credit as women and WTF?

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    How the “broken rung” problem stops women getting ahead at work

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    Maternity discrimination is a huge problem, and Elizabeth Warren deserves praise for speaking out

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California’s Crown Act proves natural hair discrimination has no place in 2019

The new legislation explicitly bars discrimination against Black hairstyles.

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Christobel Hastings
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MPs have recommended that gagging orders be banned.
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This is why MPs are calling for a ban on gagging orders on victims of sexual harassment

NDAs should not be used as an excuse not to investigate allegations of abuse and harassment.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

Society expects women to do EVERYTHING – as this genius Twitter thread shows

Burden of gender expectation laid bare in brilliant viral chat

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Anna Brech
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Grand Slam tennis champion Serena Williams
People

Serena Williams: it's good for women to get emotional at work

The 23-time Grand Slam tennis champion calls for greater compassion and support

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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Virgin Atlantic crew no longer have to wear make-up – but it's hardly a victory for feminism

Airline's change in grooming policy prompts questions over gender discrimination

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Life

This city has become the first to ban discrimination based on Afro hair

Grooming policies that ban twists, braids, cornrows and Afros are now against the law

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

On-point and powerful banners from the 2019 Women's March

"Remind yourself of your power every chance you get"

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Anna Brech
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Life

The rising levels of abuse in women's football

As the profile of the women’s game rises, so have reports of harassment and sexist discrimination.

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Moya Crockett
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Long Reads

Discriminating against women in job interviews is illegal - so why is it still happening?

Hiring women who might choose to get pregnant is seen as a "risk" by employers

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Nicole Kidman celebrates older actresses in SAG Awards speech

"Our careers can go beyond 40 years old"

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Emily Reynolds
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People

The woman who collects garments worn by sexual assault survivors

"The garment is memory, witness, voice"

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Anna Brech
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Moya Crockett
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How women are blocked from speaking out about maternity discrimination

The problem is still rife – but many women are banned from talking about it, say experts

Careers

New back-to-work scheme targets gaping gender pay gap

One small step in helping mums return to work - but is it enough?

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Anna Brech
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Life

Customers refuse to tip waitress after spotting her pro-LGBT tattoo

“Can’t tip someone who doesn’t love Jesus”

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Veterans react with outrage to Trump’s transgender military ban

“I risked my life for all, including you”

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Amy Swales
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People

Hollywood directors ‘speculate over who to have sex with in auditions’

Actress Lena Headey says she has lost out on jobs because she refused to flirt

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Anna Brech
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Life

Women at US car firm describe ‘predator zone’ on factory floor

Female employees report catcalling and harassment

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Anna Brech
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People

Emily Ratajkowski says she loses out on work for being “too sexy”

“It’s like an anti-woman thing.”

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Moya Crockett
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Anna Brech
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Photo series shines light on casual and degrading harassment of women

"Stop being a bitch and just give me a chance"

Lucy Mangan

“You can take your heels and...”

Lucy Mangan on the high heels debate

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Lucy Mangan
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