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The law against upskirting comes into force today - this is how you report it

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Rom-coms tell us that being pursued is the sign of true romantic love. They couldn’t be more wrong.

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“It is disgusting that men can still be allowed to hold that power over women”

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How has the legal industry changed for women in the last 100 years?

100 years ago, women weren't allowed to practise law in the UK. But is the legal industry still sexist? 3 female lawyers have their say

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What is Savanna's Act, the US Law protecting indigenous women that's now in jeopardy?

The bill was expected to pass handily — so why is it in trouble now?

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Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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How Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a feminist icon

Two films about ‘the notorious RBG’ are due to hit UK cinemas soon. Here, we pay tribute to one of the world’s biggest champions of gender equality

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The problem with Brock Turner and the “outercourse” defence

What is outercourse and how is it used in the legal system?

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The prosecutor from Netflix's The Staircase dead at 57

She was found in her home on Sunday.

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England’s first female barrister was a tireless advocate for women’s rights

This week’s Forgotten Woman is Helena Normanton, the first woman to practise at the bar in England and a champion of gender equality.

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There are still big, gaping holes in the law - and it's time to make a change

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“Why we need to finally legalise abortion in Ireland”

The country will be voting in a referendum in two days time

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Sinead Gleeson
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This woman is campaigning to support jurors sitting on harrowing cases

She was traumatised after serving as a juror on a major UK murder trial

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Woman forced to abandon rape case after five years of error and delay

“The system that everything goes through is completely wrong"

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Emily Reynolds
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We can't believe these shockingly sexist laws existed in the UK

Case in point: men were legally allowed to rape their wives until 1991

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Weinstein’s former assistant speaks out about dangers of non-disclosure agreements

It’s the first time Zelda Perkins has spoken on camera about her experiences with Harvey Weinstein.

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Moya Crockett
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Uber hushed up massive hack that exposed 57m users’ private information

The company paid hackers to keep quiet about the crime, rather than reporting it to regulators

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Trump-backed bill banning abortion past 20 weeks passes House vote

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