Discrimination

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A woman dealing with mental health issues

This new mental health campaign exposes the stigma people with less common conditions still face

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Lauren Geall
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    Critics’ Choice Awards 2020: Ava DuVernay scoops the prize for most powerful speech

  • Gabrielle Union
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    Gabrielle Union urges women to call out workplace discrimination in powerful post

  • Activists protesting in New York on International Women's Day
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    This is exactly how long it will take for women to be equal to men worldwide

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Labour candidate Tele Lawal
People

This is what an MP really looks like, according to Tele Lawal

Councillor makes powerful stand over “unacceptable“ campaign photo.

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Anna Brech
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Life

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

How is this happening?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Careers

Women told they have pancake-like brains at ‘empowerment seminar’

And men's brains are like waffles, apparently.

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Jessica Rapana
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A woman in the boardroom
Life

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

Few companies are aware of this systematic barrier to success

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Anna Brech
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Maternity discrimination is a huge problem, and Elizabeth Warren deserves praise for speaking out

One in nine mothers in the US have said that they were fired because they were pregnant.

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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.
Life

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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A woman does her make-up and checks her computer
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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Flight attendants for Virgin Atlantic
Beauty

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

"Remind yourself of your power every chance you get"

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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Careers

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

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Moya Crockett
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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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Susan Devaney
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Customers refuse to tip waitress after spotting her pro-LGBT tattoo

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

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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