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A health worker inoculates a woman with a dose of the Covishield Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination centre in New Delhi on May 6, 2021.

A frontline worker in India on how Covid-19 is devastating women and girls

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    What you need to know about India’s deadly second wave of coronavirus

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

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    Normal People fans, here’s your first look at Sally Rooney’s new book

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Nazanin Zhagari-Ratcliffe has appeared in court in Iran to face fresh charges

The British-Iranian aid worker is now awaiting a verdict.

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The intense debate about women’s safety happening on Twitter right now

Street harassment is not illegal in the UK, yet, but women want to change that.

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H&M x Simone Rocha collection is on sale now, but you’ll need to be fast

Spring is looking all kinds of pretty.

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“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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“I knew my life was in danger and I had to leave Uganda”

This year the theme of International Women's Day is #ChooseToChallenge. Stylist spoke to a young refugee about why she fled Uganda and her new life in the UK.

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The women who are making a difference at the Indian farmers’ protests

An update on what's happening on the ground in India as citizen's rail against the harsh farming laws imposed by the government.

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The heartbreak of watching the farmers’ protests from afar for British Indians

Supermodel and activist Neelam Gill talks about how it feels to watch the Indian farmers' and citizens protest new government laws

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Bloating is the urgent cancer symptom women are ignoring in lockdown, say experts

Ahead of ovarian cancer awareness month in March experts are urging women not to ignore symptoms which could help with early diagnosis.

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19 podcasts that focus on compelling discussions around race

Because we are all part of this conversation.

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“6 thoughts I had about that Priti Patel house party tweet”

The government just announced a new £800 penalty for people going to house parties of more than 15 people in homes and we have some thoughts...

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day: what it’s like to be trafficked at 5 years old

Survivor Kashi* shares her experiences in India and why things have to change.

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8 reasons to be hopeful (even if you’re not feeling it right now)

In need of a pick-me-up? Look this way.

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We can’t turn a blind eye to transphobic hate crime in the UK

Laverne Cox's recent experience of harassment highlights the need for sustained support for the trans community.

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28 tweets that tell the story of last night’s US election rollercoaster (and it’s not over yet)

Twitter was on fire as the counting began across America. There was hope, worry, dismay, then hope again. Here are 28 tweets that sum up the drama.

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“If Biden wins, we can't stop fighting and if Trump wins, we must stay hopeful”

A young Black activist in the US looks ahead to the results of this year's polarising presidential election and says her work must continue no matter who wins.

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“I voted for Trump in 2016, but I won’t be doing that this time”

As the polarising US Presidential election campaign approaches its denouement, a young American who voted for Trump in 2016 tells us why she changed her mind

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Katy Harrington
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There’s another inquiry being launched into trans equality. Here’s why it’s not an excuse to roll back existing rights
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Another inquiry into trans equality has been launched, and it’s a cause for concern

Here's why it isn’t an excuse to roll back existing transgender rights.

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#ENDSARS: one woman’s must-read eyewitness account from the frontline in Nigeria

Police brutality in Nigeria – read director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi's frontline eye-witness account

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A Black fire: Grenfell and racism’s impact on a community tragedy

"It really does something to the psyche to be shown time and again, how much your government doesn’t care about your community"

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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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