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Bella Mackie on stalking.

Bella Mackie on how privilege and “luck” should not be factors in a stalking conviction

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Hollie Richardson
  • Chrissy Teigen
    People

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

  • Life

    How you can help change the UK’s workplace sexual harassment laws this summer

  • Companies should be liable for sexual harassment in the workplace
    Life

    Companies should be liable if their employees are sexually harassed at work, says campaign group

Latest Stories

Food allergies
Life

Natasha’s Law introduced to change allergy labelling rules

You're about to know more about what's in your food...

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Chloe Gray
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cat calling in the street
Life

“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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Hollie Richardson
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Women's domestic abuse
Life

Nearly 2,000 women face homelessness this year because of domestic abuse

The recent law change just isn't enough

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Hollie Richardson
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Sex work should be decriminalised
Life

This is why sex work should be decriminalised, according to nurses

There are around 70,000 sex workers in the UK

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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The Handmaid’s Tale: the real life events that inspired Margaret Atwood’s dystopian drama

Think Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is fictional? Think again.

George Clooney
People

This is why celebrities are boycotting these 9 luxury hotels

George Clooney has called for a boycott of nine luxury properties owned by the Sultan of Brunei.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Woman in shadow
Life

UK judge says men have “fundamental human right” to sex with their wives

His comments are deeply disturbing – not least because of the UK’s troubling history surrounding marital rape laws.

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Moya Crockett
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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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Life

Finally, upskirting will now be a UK criminal offence

And it’s all thanks to upskirting activist Gina Martin.

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Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

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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Alicia Lutes
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Life

Philip Green named as UK businessman at heart of major sexual harassment scandal

He tried to silence the allegations against him by using NDAs and press injunctions

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Moya Crockett
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How this important new law will help UK workplace sexual harassment victims

#MeToo campaigners have been calling for this change for months.

Life

This horrific catcalling video has changed legislation

The ‘Paris harasser’ is every woman’s worst nightmare.

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Susan Devaney
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Opinion

“Tini Owen’s divorce battle shows just how archaic our marriage laws are”

If being miserable isn’t grounds for divorce, why would anyone get married?

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Why women in Iran are dancing together in protest

Women have been using the hashtag #DancingIsNotACrime.

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Why misogyny could soon become a hate crime in the UK

“Misogyny is the soil in which violence against women and girls grows.”

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Susan Devaney
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Life

Finally, the UK government confirms plan to introduce upskirting ban

The bill was originally blocked by a Tory MP.

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Susan Devaney
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Careers

You can now find out everything your boss has ever said about you

Oh, this could be dangerous...

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Susan Devaney
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Moya Crockett
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How domestic abuse victims are being blocked from accessing legal aid

Thousands of victims are denied free legal representation as a result of economic abuse.

Long Reads

This is how it feels to be silenced by a non-disclosure agreement

As the Weinstein Company releases Harvey Weinstein’s victims from their NDAs, we hear from women who still cannot speak out.

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Moya Crockett
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