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Gender pay gap: what the political parties are promising

Labour has pledged to eradicate the gender pay gap by 2030.

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Exclusive: Jess Phillips gets real about Brexit chaos, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn

“Boris Johnson’s driving all over the f**king road, isn’t he?” says the Labour MP. “I mean, he’s going to crash. It won’t be attractive for very long.”

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Three years after her death, Jo Cox’s feminist legacy lives on

On the third anniversary of the Labour MP’s murder, she is still empowering women in a tangible way.

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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is influencing UK politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has conquered everyone's hearts, and now she's influencing UK politicians too

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Female MPs are calling for a “powerful global network” in 2018

“Women in politics are a new force for global change.”

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Boris Johnson forced to apologise for “sexist” reference to Labour’s Emily Thornberry

“I heartily tender my apologies to the right honourable lady if she was offended by what I said and I meant no harm.”

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Life

Everything you need to know about Labour’s ongoing sexual harassment complaint

Who is Ava Etemadzadeh?

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Life

LabourToo is exposing sexual assault in the Labour Party

43 cases of sexual misconduct have been reported to Jeremy Corbyn's office in the hope of changing complaint procedures.

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Life

Jeremy Corbyn will appear on Gogglebox with a mystery celebrity guest

We didn’t see this one coming.

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Life

Oxford University under fire for shocking lack of racial diversity

One MP called the revelations an example of “social apartheid”

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Life

How this Labour MP plans to end protests outside abortion clinics

“Nobody should feel uncomfortable accessing services or going about their daily routines.”

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Diane Abbott calls for end to abuse of BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg

“Why – just because she is a woman journalist – does she get that level of abuse?”

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“We should all be angry that Laura Kuenssberg needs a bodyguard”

The BBC's political editor needs protection because of misogyny, pure and simple

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Life

The powerful reason a photo of a new mum and her nurse is going viral

“I'll never forget the faces of the nurses who followed me into the bathroom after delivering each baby.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

This is why we’re debating women-only train carriages again

Didn’t we already cover this one?

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Moya Crockett
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Tories cheer after blocking Labour bid to raise emergency services pay

Social media users found the response crass given recent events

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Elle Griffiths
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Life

Theresa May plummets in favourability polls

The Conservative leader now ranks as -34 in the polls

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Jasmine Andersson
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Diane Abbott silences critics with biggest ever majority vote

And that is how it's done.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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What actually is a minority government?

Theresa May is going to ask the Queen to form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party

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Election: Why everyone’s calling Emily Thornberry the “queen of sass”

“I am SO HERE for Emily Thornberry’s resting face in this interview”

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