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

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

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  • Sistah Space: domestic abuse charity launch “Valerie’s Law”petition and video campaign backed by Michaela Coel and FKA Twigs
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    “Black victims of domestic abuse aren’t taken seriously – this new law is fighting to change that”

  • Maid on Netflix: Margaret Qualley and Rylea Nevaeh Whittet
    TV

    Margot Robbie’s new Netflix series is going to be seriously big this autumn

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    News

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

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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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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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Gemma McSherry
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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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Podcasts

Ian Wright recalls the anger he felt growing up in an abusive household

He talked to Fearne Cotton about his new BBC documentary.

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

Everybody is going to be talking about it.

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Housing

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.

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Natalie Gil
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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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People

FKA twigs sues ex Shia LaBeouf for alleged sexual battery, assault and emotional distress

The singer says her relationship with the actor involved “relentless” abuse.

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Anna Brech
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People

Say her name: outrage as BBC trailer fails to name murder victim Reeva Steenkamp

Like so many others before her, Steenkamp's legacy is being erased.

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Anna Brech
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Entertainment

Do you know the difference between love and coercive control?

For a new televised social experiment, journalist Ellie Flynn brings together a group of young people to see if they understand what coercive control means.

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Katy Harrington
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Life

“We’ve got to do something”: Victoria Derbyshire on tonight’s vital Panorama on domestic violence

The BBC journalist on how the stay at home order impacted abuse victims.

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Helen Bownass
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Hollie Richardson
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Rape convictions are at an all time low, and it is a “national emergency”

The figures are being described as “dismal” by campaigners.

The real story behind those ‘Challenge Accepted’ posts on Instagram
Life

The real story behind those black-and-white selfies on Instagram

Read this before you jump on that ‘Challenge Accepted’ bandwagon.

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Kayleigh Dray
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