Gender Equality

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    Billie Piper in conversation with her therapist

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    Maggie Gyllenhaal says she was brainwashed into feeling guilty about equal pay

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    Photos of New Zealand’s male politicians bringing their babies to parliament are going viral

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Michelle Williams has spoken about getting equal pay for her work on Fosse/Verdon.
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The real reason Michelle Williams returned to TV for the first time since Dawson’s Creek

The actor was initially reluctant to head back to the small screen.

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Sarah Shaffi
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This taxi driver’s viral post is a lesson on how men can be better allies to women in danger

Attention all men, this is how to be an ally to women.

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Megan Murray
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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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This sticker chart from hell highlights a big issue in heteronormative relationships

And people on Twitter are not here for it.

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Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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Airline sparks outrage over breastfeeding warning to mums

KLM says it aims to "keep the peace" with its cover-up policy

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

“Equal pay, as the great Serena Williams said, until I’m in my grave.”

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Christobel Hastings
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French activists are protesting in an attempt to end femicide for good

Hundreds of people have protested violence against women

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Life

We need to stop asking this question if we want to see more women in STEM

It’s all about a change in approach.

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Lauren Geall
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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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Oscars membership diversity
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Yes, half of the Academy’s newest members are women – but is it enough?

The Academy has taken an important step with their newest membership announcement.

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

FIFA raise more questions about their stance on equality with this move

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

The aim is 50:50 gender representation.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Katie Chapman in action during training for Soccer Aid 2019
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Women are joining the Soccer Aid line-up for the first time this evening

It’s about time too.

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

“We rise up against racism, sexism, homophobia and transphobia”

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Chloe Gray
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Long Reads

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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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

Gender inequality
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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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