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Women’s World Cup: The scary reason these fans were removed from a match

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    ITV has banned all-male comedy writing teams. Here’s why.

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    Women are joining the Soccer Aid line-up for the first time this evening

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    Switzerland's women are marching for equality and we're all behind them

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    Why, in 2019, are women still ridiculously underrepresented in top animation roles?

    A new study has found only 3% of recent animation films were directed by women.

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    Christobel Hastings
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    How George Clooney ensured that women had a voice on his new television show

    George Clooney has revitalised female characters in Joseph Heller’s classic novel Catch-22 in his new television adaptation of the book.

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    Caitlin Black
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  • Louise Brown was the first test tube baby, and it's now been revealed that one of the scientists behind IVF - Jean Purdy - was snubbed.
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    Pioneering IVF nurse snubbed, new papers reveal

    Jean Purdy is one in a long line of women whose contributions to science have been ignored.

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    Sarah Shaffi
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  • LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 22: Ellen Pompeo attends the 2018 InStyle Awards at The Getty Center on October 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for InStyle)
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    Ellen Pompeo says Grey’s Anatomy was “really toxic” – but this is why she stayed

    Ellen Pompeo says Patrick Dempsey was paid almost double her salary on Grey’s – and the show had “serious culture issues”, too.

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Life

    This report on gender equality around the world makes for sobering reading

    Thought life was improving for women worldwide? Think again

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    Hollie Richardson
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    Allison Williams on the question we should all ask expectant dads

    Paving the way for greater gender parity

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    Anna Brech
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    Life

    Catcalling: “Why does shedding one item of clothing give men the right to objectify you in summer?”

    One woman questions how the removal of a coat can have such an effect.

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    Moya Lothian-McLean
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    Life

    Cannes 2019: This director perfectly sums up why you shouldn't ask this question about sexism

    "Ask the people who run film schools..."

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    Hollie Richardson
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    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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    Life

    NHS nurse denied London Marathon record attempt – because she wasn't wearing a dress

    Guinness World Records has vowed to review its guidelines

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    Anna Brech
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    Careers

    Women with post-graduate degrees STILL earn less than men without one

    The news comes just after gender pay gap data was shared

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    Hollie Richardson
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    Life

    Uber driver 'dumps woman by roadside' for seeking an abortion

    The 20-year-old student was left traumatised and in tears

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    Anna Brech
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    Life

    Female flight attendants on this airline need a doctor's note to not wear heels

    Budget flight provider under fire for controversial policy

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    Anna Brech
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    Life

    The grossly sexist ads we can’t believe exist in the 21st century

    From a sexist Easter egg to a deeply offensive Protein World poster, these adverts all made headlines for the wrong reasons...

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Life

    People are calling out sexist products on Twitter – and we can't stop looking

    It's like a horror film of tired old tropes

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    Anna Brech
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    Quiz: do you know the extent of the UK’s sexism problem?

    Think you know how bad the UK is when it comes to gender discrimination and sexual violence? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

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    Laura Bates
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    This snooker player was banned from playing – because of her gender

    Yes, there are still "men-only" clubs

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    Sarah Shaffi
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  • LEJRE, DENMARK - AUGUST 26: Mette Abildgaard speaks during the Conservative Party's press briefing following the party's parliamentary group summer meeting in a private garden on August 26, 2016 in Lejre, Denmark. (Photo by Ole Jensen/Corbis via Getty images)
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    A Danish MP has reignited the debate about bringing babies into parliament

    "A chamber that represents mothers, fathers and babies ought to be open to mothers, fathers and babies."

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    Sarah Shaffi
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  • Life

    This German city is going to mark Equal Pay Day in a truly unique way

    BVG transport warn commuters to ‘mind the gender pay gap’ this Monday

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    Rachel Brown
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    People love Beto O’Rourke. Would they feel the same if he was a woman?

    O’Rourke wants to be president of the US – but he’s already said several things that would scupper a female politician’s chances.

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    Moya Crockett
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