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  • fgm in the uk 2020
    Life

    “I’m a human rights barrister – and this case made me question the UK’s approach to FGM”

  • Young people wearing face masks to protect from coronavirus
    Opinion

    “Why blaming young people for the rise in coronavirus cases is so problematic”

  • Fashion

    “I haven’t worn jeans for two years, this is what I wear instead”

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I used a private investigator find my father and only to hear that he didn’t want me
Life

“I was ghosted by my father – so I hired a private investigator to find him”

I had no idea where my father was all my life, only to find out he lives 50 miles from me and yet he still didn't want me.

Posted by
Amber-Ainsley Pritchard
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Presenter Lauren Arthur on safari in South Africa with elephants in the background
Long Reads

"I'm experiencing lockdown from safari in South Africa, this is what it's been like"

A snapshot of what the global coronavirus pandemic has looked like for a woman stuck abroad, working on a nature reserve in the Sabi Sands.

Posted by
Britt Collins
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Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
Opinion

Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry’s deaths prove the UK needs Black Lives Matter

Two Metropolitan Police officers allegedly took selfies with the bodies of murdered Black women. It was an unabashed act of misogynoir, writes Danielle Dash.

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Danielle Dash
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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
Opinion

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

Posted by
Jazmin Kopotsha
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Moya Crockett
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Matt Hancock says ‘four doctors and some nurses’ have died from Covid-19

The health secretary’s off-the-cuff remark highlights how nurses are still undervalued – even in the grip of a pandemic.

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Long Reads

The proof that sexual abusers in the workplace will finally get their day of reckoning

The Harvey Weinstein verdict is just the start.

Posted by
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
Published
Opinion

Sleep is impossible to control, so let’s stop shaming insomniacs

It’s time to change the way we talk about insomnia.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
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Long Reads

“Why it’s time to show vegans more respect in the workplace”

The Vegan Society has published a list of suggestions to help employers support vegans in the workplace.

Posted by
Alessia Armenise
Published
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Long Reads

The coronavirus has exposed an undercurrent of racism towards Asian people

The first violent hate crime linked to the coronavirus outbreak has been reported in the UK.

Posted by
Yuan Ren
Published
Long Reads

This is how you can help end tampon tax, once and for all

Now that we’ve left the EU, it’s time to crack on with one of the government’s most important pledges – ending tampon tax.

Posted by
Laura Coryton
Published
Jeremy Clarkson should “get a grip”; his attitude to mental health is incredibly damaging
People

Jeremy Clarkson’s cavalier attitude to mental health is damaging AF

Here’s why you should never tell someone to “get a grip”.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Jennifer Lipman
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Why are women diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases?

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body. The gender health gap is real.

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Long Reads

“Why we should never forget the Holocaust”

Almost one third (32%) of Brits know little or nothing about the Holocaust.

Posted by
Deborah Cicurel
Published
Woman on Blue Monday
People

“Why the concept of Blue Monday damages our understanding of mental health”

Depression is not a one day event.

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
Published
sick day
Opinion

This is the hidden danger of refusing to take a sick day

It’s high time you start listening to your body, not your boss.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
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Books

“Am I the only person in the world who hates Little Women?”

Apparently despising the stars of Little Women is a Bad Opinion.

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
Published
Boris Johnson’s comments about single mothers have gone viral, but what do they really tell us about our PM?
People

“Why we can’t ignore Boris Johnson’s comments about single mothers”

The prime minister said that something needs to be done to “restore women’s desire to be married”. Yes, really.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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TI’s daughter has responded to his comments, reminding us why the hymen is still a feminist issue

Deyjah Harris has made her feelings about her father's remarks clear.

Opinion

“We need to talk about these new Meghan Markle pregnancy rumours”

The tabloids have started up the royal baby rumour mill again – but there’s a dark subtext to the reports.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
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