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Life

Yes, women are more likely to say sorry – but it’s a strength, not a weakness

Gender stereotypes would have you believe it makes us the weaker sex.

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Megan Murray
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People

Simone Biles: women get backlash for being good at what we do – it’s not right

The world's best gymnast says it has taken her many years to learn to own her talent

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Anna Brech
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People

Mary Beard on why women shouldn’t speak like men at work

“Own your voice, never imitate.”

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Stylist Team
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Life

Why is women’s clothing still being policed around the world?

From a ban on ripped jeans in India to short skirts in Uganda, we’re still seeing efforts to dictate how women dress.

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Chloe Gray
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Christobel Hastings
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The 10 best countries around the world to live if you’re a woman

Hint: it's not the UK.

Life

Will misogyny finally become a hate crime in Britain in 2020?

A group of MPs are agitating to have it treated in the same way as racism and homophobia

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Hannah Keegan
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Life

Four toxic beliefs stirred up by the hysterical bride myth

Aka, our favourite villain of an internet age

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Anna Brech
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Life

"Stale and sexist" cycling safety campaign shows models posing in underwear

Uproar over Germany's helmet awareness drive

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Anna Brech
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Life

A woman was threatened with removal from a UK flight if she didn’t ‘cover up’

Emily O’Connor, from Birmingham, says she was left “shaking and upset” by the experience.

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Moya Crockett
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Virgin Atlantic crew no longer have to wear make-up – but it's hardly a victory for feminism

Airline's change in grooming policy prompts questions over gender discrimination

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Anna Brech
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Model and mental health activist Adwoa Aboah
People

Barbie's latest muse is model and feminist activist Adwoa Aboah

The Adwoa doll empowers girls to believe that anything is possible

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Anna Brech
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Carlene thomas-bailey
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5 reasons why Ruth Bader Ginsburg should definitely be on your radar

Everything you need know about the Supreme Court Justice trailblazer

People

"You are loved": Meghan Markle shares powerful message of self-worth with sex workers

The Duchess of Sussex reaches out with an impromptu show of solidarity

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Anna Brech
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People

The directors of RBG on what millennial women can learn from Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“Of course Justice Ginsburg’s been angry – but she also sees where she wants to go and how she can get there.”

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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People

Why Claire Foy hates the term “strong woman”

"It’s a way of making women more acceptable in a male world"

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Anna Brech
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Fashion

Model Valeria Garcia makes history using a breast pump on the catwalk at LFW

A game-changing statement to normalise breastfeeding

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Anna Brech
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Life

The unexpected reason why you should avoid saying sorry at work

It's all down to making your voice be heard

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Anna Brech
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Life

Outcry as report says women are "emotional" and "concerned with their appearances"

Backlash over guidelines from a leading counselling organisation

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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"Now women in England can take the abortion pill at home - but this is no time to celebrate"

It's an overdue move that leaves Northern Ireland behind