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Ketanji Brown Jackson is another step closer to becoming the first Black woman to serve as a Supreme Court judge after Senate voting

Ketanji Brown Jackson has been sworn in as the first Black female Supreme Court justice

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Meg Walters
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Amy Beecham
  • Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell
    News

    Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years for helping Jeffrey Epstein abuse young girls

  • The Lincoln Lawyer
    Entertainment

    Why we still love the original Lincoln Lawyer film, even after the Netflix reboot

  • The Split BBC
    TV

    “Couldn’t have asked for a better ending”: viewers react to the emotional finale of The Split

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Panorama Post Office Scandal
TV

“Completely horrifying”: why you need to watch BBC’s Panorama on the shocking Post Office scandal

The Post Office Scandal aired last night and viewers were left in disbelief at the miscarriage of justice.

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Morgan Cormack
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Michelle Dockery in Netflix drama Anatomy of a Scandal
TV

Let’s face it, the best thing about Netflix’s Anatomy Of A Scandal was this standout character

A round of applause for the brilliant Kate Woodcroft, please.

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Morgan Cormack
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Naomi Scott as Olivia Lytton in Netflix drama Anatomy Of A Scandal
TV

Netflix’s Anatomy Of A Scandal puts our treatment of rape survivors on the stand

The drama lays bare misogynist beliefs at the core of the justice system.

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Anna Brech
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No fault divorce: how the biggest change in marriage law in 50 years will impact women
News

What the controversial no-fault divorce law really means for women

One woman reflects on the freedom – and sadness – of separation.

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Amy Beecham
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Lauren Geall
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The term ‘gaslighting’ has been used in a High Court judgment for the first time

Here’s why that’s important.

how-to-magistrate
Life

Want to try something new in 2022? Here’s how to become a magistrate

Adults in England and Wales are being encouraged to apply.

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Ruth Emery
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A woman typing on her laptop
News

A petition calling for more help for stalking victims is now headed to parliament

Here’s how to sign and show your support.

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Lauren Geall
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image-based-sexual-abuse-law-change
Politics

“I fell apart”: why image-based sexual abuse is still going unpunished

Women still find themselves caught in loopholes and unable to make claims of harassment.

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Sophie Gallagher
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Film

“I became a lawyer because of Legally Blonde”

“In a society where women are still grossly underestimated, it’s important there’s media out there telling us we can be whatever we want to be.”

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Bec Oakes
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Social housing tenants forced to live in overcrowded conditions due to gross undersupply of new homes
Housing

“A hopeless situation”: the reality of the social housing crisis for women and children

A new report estimates that over 1.5 million people are being forced to live in overcrowded social homes in England.

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Amy Beecham
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Women holding signs
News

New strategy to stop violence against women and girls unveiled today

Campaigners have shared their criticism of the strategy.

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Hollie Richardson
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Amy Beecham
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Why we should all be concerned about the controversial new Policing Bill and what it means for us

There have been widespread calls to #KillTheBill for months, but despite all the protests MPs voted in favour of the bill.

Worried woman reading eviction notice
Housing

“My landlord wants to evict me, and this new rule means he can”

What does the end of the eviction ban really means for women who rent?

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Hollie Richardson
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Stalking via spotify
News

How digital stalking is affecting women – from Instagram to Apple Pay

New findings show that since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a substantial increase in stalking.

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Gemma McSherry
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Woman campaigning against violence
Politics

The domestic abuse bill has finally passed – but what does that actually mean for women?

Campaigners have responded to the new act.

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Hollie Richardson
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Rear view of a woman looking out of a window
Housing

The sinister reason so many renters are forced to live in dangerous conditions

A new report by Shelter reveals over a third of private renters in the UK are living in poor and often dangerous conditions.

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Amy Beecham
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Demonstration In Paris Against Islamophobia
News

France’s problem with the hijab: 7 young Muslim women react

We asked young Muslim women to tell us how the moves to outlaw wearing the hijab in public for women under 18 makes them feel

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Mariam Khan
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Ruby revenge porn spokesperson
News

“What happened when my private Facebook pictures became revenge porn”

Meet Ruby, a 28 year-old revenge porn victims calling for legal reform

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Eve Livingston
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Hollie Richardson
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Scotland just became the first country in the world to make tampons and pads available for free

What a milestone moment.

News

40 dangerous myths about dating apps, sex and rape that must be challenged

The Crown Prosecution Service has released new guidance including a list of 40 dangerous myths often used in rape cases which they say must be challenged

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Jenn Selby
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