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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.

Campaigners call on government to legislate safe zones around abortion clinics

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Sarah Shaffi
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“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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sarah Shaffi
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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.

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.

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

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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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.

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Heidi Scrimgeour
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Long Reads

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"

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Justine Greening
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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

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This new bill is set to transform how we deal with domestic abuse

Suspects will face much harsher measures than ever before

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Megan Murray
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Government asks women to submit sexual harassment accounts

“Women and girls are harassed on buses, trains, in the street and in bars and clubs”

Life

Why you may soon have to pay 25p more for your takeaway coffee

Only 1 in 400 disposable cups can actually be recycled

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Young people are set to receive a significant pay rise in 2018

It’ll be the “biggest hike in hourly earnings for a decade”.

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Susan Devaney
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Life

How government funding cuts will affect women fleeing domestic abuse

New research suggests thousands of women and children will be blocked from accessing vital services

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Male-majority government rejects plans for getting women into politics

Thanks guys!

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Moya Crockett
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Greater secrecy at the ballot box will help protect women

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Government slammed for “cop out” response to dress code laws

Your employer can demand you wear heels to work

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MP suggests banning veil to give Muslim girls “freedom of choice”

Let that sink in for a moment.

Life

Celebrities write to PM slamming “shameful” child refugee amendment

It has been signed by Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan and Benedict Cumberbatch

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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