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Women for Women International offers hope as a lifeline initiative

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Kate Leahy
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    Jodie Turner-Smith just had the perfect response to someone who asked the gender of her baby

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    Equipment launches gender fluid line

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    Elizabeth Warren is here to convince you you’re ready for a female president in 2020

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Life

The word of the decade tells us a lot about how far society has come over the last 10 years

The American Dialect Society voted for one word or phrase that symbolised the last decade.

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Lauren Geall
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Books

Why are great women writers still adopting male pseudonyms?

How much has really changed since George Eliot’s time?

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Francesca Brown
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Women downplay achievements in the workplace compared to male colleagues
Careers

You’re probably downplaying how good you are at your job – here’s why that’s a problem

It’s about time we owned our talent.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Barbie fans, these gender-neutral dolls are breaking stereotypes in the best way

The Barbie manufacturer Mattel has created an inclusive toy line "free of labels".

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Christobel Hastings
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Lauren Geall
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CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry shuts down critics who said her stage outfits were “too revealing"

“I will continue dressing like a gothic Power Puff Girl with Big Witch Energy.”

Fashion

4 ways fashion is finally becoming more gender-neutral

Is gendered fashion on the way out?

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Gender Reveal Party pink balloons its a girl
Life

The inventor of the gender reveal party has this message for followers of the popular trend

“Who cares what gender the baby is?”

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Lauren Geall
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Assortment of male lego heads
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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Books

This report has revealed the gender bias in newspaper book coverage

This is why we still needs awards and publishers just for women

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

What the Caster Semenya court case means for the future of women's sport

Semenya's case against the international governing body for athletics starts this week

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Pip Cook
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Long Reads

“Black Panther is a love letter to dark-skinned black women”

Following the news that Black Panther is a Best Picture nominee, we take a look at the Marvel movie’s legacy.

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Danielle Dash
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Anna Brech
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Body insecurity and emotional repression: men share problems in viral Twitter debate

Tweet by Caitlin Moran prompts a flood of comments around modern manhood

Life

Why it’s important we all have our say on the Gender Recognition Act

Friday 19 October is the last day you can respond to the government’s GRA consultation. Here’s why it matters

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Moya Crockett
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WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 17: Actress Amy Schumer arrives at the premiere of STX Films' 'I Feel Pretty' at Westwood Village Theatre on April 17, 2018 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
People

Amy Schumer says this is the real difference between men and women

This is why “being a woman sucks,” according to Amy Schumer.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Careers

This new study paints an intriguing picture of how we perceive female leaders

New research highlights the positive ways we view powerful women in business and the workplace.

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Moya Crockett
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Opinion

“Why it’s not up to women to help men find their calling in life”

A female entrepreneur says “a big part of being a woman is to help men manifest their calling in life”. Here’s why we should resist that narrative

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Do we need to rethink our use of the word "guys"?

We all say it - but some people feel it's wrong

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Anna Brech
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Careers

Why do women always volunteer for the jobs no one else wants at work?

We’re more likely to put ourselves forward for undesirable tasks – and it could have damaging consequences.

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Moya Crockett
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Emily Reynolds
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Here's why people sleep better in gender equal societies

Yet another reason to strive for equal rights

Life

The surprising side-effect of calling men by their surnames

Researchers and artists referred to by their surnames are more famous

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Emily Reynolds
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