Equality

Kimberly Teehee to become Cherokee Nation’s first delegate to Congress – if Washington allows it

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Anna Brech
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    Life

    Barbie releases pilot and engineer dolls to encourage girls into STEM

  • The BFI London Film Festival has got 40 per cent female directors
    Life

    BFI London Film Festival has 40% women directors

  • Megan Rapinoe, World Cup champion and U.S. women's national soccer team co-captain
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    Megan Rapinoe is vowing to fight for equal pay for the rest of her life

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Life

American Airlines telling a black woman to cover up is just another example of everyday racism

The only bad look here is racial bias and body shaming.

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Christobel Hastings
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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at the Capitol in Washington
Opinion

“What we can learn from Fox News’ attack on US congresswoman Ilhan Omar”

In Trump’s America, becoming the first Muslim congresswoman was an act of bravery

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Meena Alexander
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Life

Wimbledon has finally ditched this sexist tradition, and it’s about time

Female players at Wimbledon will no longer be referred to as “Miss” or “Mrs” by umpires in a win for gender equality.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

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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Christobel Hastings
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is redefining what LGBTQ+ equality really looks like

The US has marriage equality. This is what comes next

Life

As the USWNT’s winning streak continues, could equal pay finally be in sight?

A new report smashes the stereotype that people don't watch women's football.

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Face Equality Day: This is what it’s really like to live with a visible difference

Burns survivor Tulsi Vagjiani opens up about learning to love herself

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Travel

Would leaving London for a new pace of life really make you happier?

Why a move to Denmark just might be the best decision you’ll ever make

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Helen Russell
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Beauty

This Hunger Games star has just been announced as the new face of Fenty Beauty

Rihanna hand-picked her herself.

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Hanna Ibraheem
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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...

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Lauren Geall
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People

Meet the women using the internet to fight gender inequality all over the world

From Kazakhstan to St. Louis, USA, women are ingeniously using tech to fight the good fight

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Elena Chabo
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Amy Davidson
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What it’s like being a policewoman now vs 40 years ago

How life has changed for women in the police

Opinion

We love this Scottish dad who spoke out against sexist football kit advertising

“My daughter plays football too, as do thousands of girls. What kind of example does this set for them?”

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Elena Chabo
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Rally At U.S. Capitol Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Congressional Passage Of ERA WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 22: A woman hold up a sign as members of Congress and representatives of women's groups hold a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of congressional passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) outside the U.S. Capitol March 22, 2012 in Washington, DC. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a new version of the Equal Rights Amendment last year and called for it to be passed again. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
People

There’s a word missing from the US Constitution, and it creates inequality

"We are demanding a seat at the table and we are ready to make equality a reality"

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Sarah Shaffi
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Visible Women

The Women’s Equality Party leader is resigning – and her reason is inspiring

“I think that sometimes in order to lead, you have to get out of the way. (White men, are you listening?)”

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Moya Crockett
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People

Danai Gurira’s new role with UN Women is as inspiring as she is

She’s following in Emma Watson, Nicole Kidman and Anne Hathaway’s footsteps

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Careers

Female MPs are calling for a “powerful global network” in 2018

“Women in politics are a new force for global change.”

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Susan Devaney
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a Reception hosted by the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr. Anthony Howard QC at Government House Victoria on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. . The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
People

How Meghan Markle is using her first royal tour to fight the good feminist fight

The Duchess of Sussex’s schedule has attracted a huge amount of interest – and for good reason

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Kayleigh Dray
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Moya Lothian-McLean
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How Aretha Franklin paved the way for powerful feminism

Stylist remembers an icon

People

Ava DuVernay has just made history for black women everywhere

“Can’t wait for more sisters to be in here too.”

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Susan Devaney
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