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    Housing

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

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    News

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

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    News

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Free tampons in Scotland.
Health

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

What a milestone moment.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Married couple in wedding dress and tuxedo walk hand in hand away into the woods
Weddings

These are the new laws being proposed for weddings in England and Wales

The pandemic might have inspired some serious changes.

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Hollie Richardson
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Rape convictions at all time low in England and Wales.
Life

Rape convictions are at an all time low, and it is a “national emergency”

The figures are being described as “dismal” by campaigners.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Support bubble: “I feel guilty for choosing a fling over my mum and mates”

Single women respond to the latest lockdown rules.

No fault divorce in UK
Life

A new “no-fault” divorce bill is working its way through parliament: here’s what it means

It has the potential to make proceedings fairer and cheaper.

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman looking out her window
Life

“When the hell am I going to have sex again?” 3 women respond to the government’s ‘sex ban’

As having sex at home with someone you don’t live with becomes illegal in England, we asked three women how they’re feeling about it all.

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Lauren Geall
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Flexible working: what are the laws around working from home?
Careers

Will flexible working be a new law or just a future work perk?

An expert updates Stylist on the future of remote working.

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Hollie Richardson
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Best TV shows of 2020: Unorthodox on Netflix
Long Reads

Inside the secret lives of the UK’s “chained wives”

“My husband didn’t want to remarry, and he was never going to allow me to, either.”

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Jennifer Lipman
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weinstein-sentencing
Long Reads

Weinstein’s sentence proves the tide is turning. Let’s keep pushing for change

Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison, after being found guilty of third degree rape and first degree criminal sexual act.

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Nell Frizzell
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People

Why Harvey Weinstein’s accusers want their $25 million settlement deal reconsidered

An open letter from seven women criticised the Attorney General for supporting the “unfair” agreement.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Hollie Richardson
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This landmark divorce case could change things for working women who start a family

A woman has won compensation for pausing her career.

Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
Life

Judges are being called out for dismissing rape claims in a powerful letter

The way judges deal with rape and abuse in family cases is “outdated”.

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Hollie Richardson
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domestic-violence
Long Reads

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

Warning: this story might be difficult to read.

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Stylist Team
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stalking law
Long Reads

“I was stalked by my ex, but people mistook it for romantic flattery”

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

Posted by
Katie Bishop
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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.

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Hollie Richardson
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Chrissy Teigen
People

Chrissy Teigen is the next Judge Judy in this first clip from her new TV show

Have a small claims case you want sorted? Chrissy Teigen is your woman, and by the looks of this first clip she's a natural.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Annual leave entitlement
Careers

Why you should use up all your annual leave, and how much you’re actually entitled to

With less than three months of the year left, it’s time to start planning.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Lady Hale is so much more than an “ex-barmaid”, and we’ve got the receipts to prove it

The judge and supreme court president has dedicated her career to breaking down barriers for women in law.

Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
Life

Here’s everything you need to know about the domestic abuse bill right now

After dropping the domestic abuse bill, Boris Johnson has now pledged to bring it back – but its future remains uncertain. Stylist investigates.

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Moya Crockett
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