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    Women

    Would you recognise coercive control? These are 5 signs of toxic non-violent abuse

  • violence against women mural Dublin by Emmalene
    Politics

    The government wants to start a conversation about misogyny? Here’s what it needs to know

  • A woman scrolling on social media
    News

    The #SignalForHelp gesture just saved a young woman from danger – here’s how to use it

Latest Stories

Channel 4 Dispatches: Cops on Trial
News

Why everyone is talking about Channel 4’s damning Cops On Trial documentary

“Officers are targeting people they know won’t be believed.”

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Amy Beecham
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Angela Black
TV

Angela Black couldn’t feel more timely with its portrayal of domestic abuse

ITV’s six-part series expertly adds to the current cultural conversation around domestic abuse and women’s trauma.

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Susan Devaney
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Maid on Netflix: Margaret Qualley and Rylea Nevaeh Whittet
TV

Margot Robbie’s new Netflix drama is going to be seriously big this weekend

Inspired by true events, Maid offers up a raw and inspiring exploration of a mother’s resilience.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Violence against women and girls should be as much of “an absolute priority” as countering terrorism, says report
News

Male violence against women should be as much of a priority as terrorism, says report

The VAWG report highlights the need for the “relentless pursuit” of domestic violence perpetrators.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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“Black victims of domestic abuse aren’t taken seriously – this new law is fighting to change that”

Valerie’s Law is backed by Michaela Coel and FKA Twigs.

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News

“Why we must start treating misogynistic extremism as what it is – terrorism”

“When is a terrorist not a terrorist? When he’s an incel”, writes Laura Bates.

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Laura Bates
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sarah everard vigil
Politics

Our campaign challenging male violence against women just scored its first big win

The government just agreed to the central demand of Stylist’s #AFearlessFuture initiative – but there’s more work to be done.

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Moya Crockett
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Politics

Jess Phillips on what she wants to see in the government’s new violence against women strategy

"Violence against women and girls has to be a political priority for absolutely every department that it touches."

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Fiona Cowood
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Stylist magazine campaign violence against women 2021
Women

Why Stylist is campaigning to change the attitudes behind male violence against women and girls

A Fearless Future is our new initiative calling for a public awareness campaign that gets to the root of the problem.

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Moya Crockett
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Stylist's open letter to Priti Patel about violence against women
Women

Read Stylist’s open letter to Priti Patel about male violence against women and girls

More than 60 experts, activists, politicians and public figures have signed our letter to the Home Secretary as part of our new campaign, A Fearless Future.

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Stylist Team
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News

How digital stalking is affecting women – from Instagram to Apple Pay

New findings show that since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a substantial increase in stalking.

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Gemma McSherry
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Hollie Richardson
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Ian Wright recalls the anger he felt growing up in an abusive household

He talked to Fearne Cotton about his new BBC documentary.

Woman campaigning against violence
Politics

The domestic abuse bill has finally passed – but what does that actually mean for women?

Campaigners have responded to the new act.

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Hollie Richardson
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narcissist red table talk jada pinkett smith
Entertainment

Jada Pinkett-Smith discusses how to spot a narcissist (and what to do about it)

We all know one...

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Amy Beecham
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Woman's shadow
Life

Will women ever be safe at home or on the streets?

How a week dedicated to celebrating women turned into one about our lack of safety.

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Hollie Richardson
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Politics

Threatening to share revenge porn will become a criminal offence under new law changes

The amendments to the domestic abuse bill will also include the criminalisation of non-fatal strangulation.

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Lauren Geall
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Revenge porn threats
Women

“What happened when my ex threatened to share my nudes with my colleagues”

Revenge porn is illegal – but threatening to share intimate images or videos is not. Stylist hears from one woman who knows first-hand why the law must change.

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Moya Crockett
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Angela Black ITV
TV

Take a first look at Joanne Froggatt’s gripping new psychological thriller

Everybody is going to be talking about it.

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Hollie Richardson
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Natalie Gil
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What life is like at Christmas when you have nowhere to live

A young mum tells the story of her struggle to create a home for herself and her daughter in time for Christmas.

Relationships

How to identify toxic behaviours early on in any relationship

Abuse can be so subtle at first that over time you may realise you’ve had your autonomy taken away from you but can’t quite identify why or when it started.

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Stylist Team
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