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  • Angela Rayner
    People

    Angela Rayner has a powerful message for the person who class-shamed her

  • stella creasy baby
    People

    This video of Stella Creasy and her baby in parliament is such an important watch

  • People

    Jess Phillips’ response to the leadership question gives a strong message to women in politics

Latest Stories

Best female political journalists.
Life

28 brilliant female political journalists to follow immediately

Because these are turbulent times, people.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Dispatches: Growing Up Poor.
Opinion

This young girl just proved why poverty is so often a female burden

Dispatches Growing Up Poor was a wake-up call to us all.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Grance Millane trial
Life

Campaigners call for law change over “rough sex gone wrong” defence claims in court

It's time to take action on it.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Priti Patel
Life

BBC apologises for Andrew Marr’s comment on Priti Patel “laughing”

The BBC has found itself apologising a lot recently. But why?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published

What is the government’s landmark new environment bill?

And how will Brexit affect it?

People

Gina Miller: Meet the woman who defeated the government’s unlawful actions, twice

She took Boris Johnson to the Supreme Court.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Placards in support of a Public Space Protection Order are placed outside the Marie Stopes Abortion Clinic by a pro-choice group on October 27, 2017 in London, England. Earlier this month, Ealing councillors voted in favour of enforcing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to prevent anti-abortion groups from gathering outside the Marie Stopes clinic.
Life

Campaigners call on government to legislate safe zones around abortion clinics

Women seeking abortion shouldn't have to face anti-choice protesters.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
Millennial renting report
Opinion

“Why I’ll probably never own a home, or even be able to afford rent when I’m older”

We'll not be able to afford rents in our retirement, according to a new report.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Audrey Hepburn sleeping
Life

This is how much sleep the government is urging you to get each night

It is about to publish new official guidelines, according to a report.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Windrush Day
Life

Windrush Day honours a wronged generation, but the government’s celebrations feel hypocritical

Wrongful deportations, denied healthcare and loss of homes happened while she served as prime minister.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
cat calling in the street
Life

“Why can you get fined for dropping a cigarette on the street, but not for harassing women?”

France has made cat-calling illegal, why can’t we?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published

Weekend evenings are the loneliest times for us, so how can we make things better?

A new campaign inspired by Jo Cox has been launched.

francesca martinez
Life

Why Francesca Martinez’s viral Question Time video on disability can’t go ignored

Martinez said the government has “blood on their hands” over its treatment of people living with a disability.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
MPs have recommended that gagging orders be banned.
Life

This is why MPs are calling for a ban on gagging orders on victims of sexual harassment

NDAs should not be used as an excuse not to investigate allegations of abuse and harassment.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
The Women and Equalities Committee has recommended a ban on porn on public transport
Life

Porn should be banned on buses and trains to protect women, say MPs

The group is looking at how to protect women and girls from sexual harassment in public.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
Life

3 women on whether the government’s new domestic abuse bill goes far enough

A survivor, a legal expert and a campaigner discuss the merits of the government’s ‘landmark’ new legislation.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Long Reads

“I am a survivor of domestic abuse. This is my story”

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

Posted by
Stylist Team
Published
Opinion

A suicide prevention minister won't solve the mental health crisis

Woefully inadequate funding for mental health services is the real taboo we need to tackle.

Posted by
Heidi Scrimgeour
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Justine Greening
Published

Justine Greening: Being in a same sex relationship is something to celebrate

"It’s hard to be at your best when you can’t be yourself"

Life

This is how much rich men outnumber rich women in the UK

“Scandalous” new government data reveals the extent of the gender pay gap among top and average earners

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published