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Always dreamed of a career in politics? Here’s how to become MP (whatever your experience)

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    Jodie Turner-Smith’s new pulse-raising political thriller is giving us big Succession vibes

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    The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will put vulnerable young women at risk, say experts

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    “Simplifying complicated issues can be tricky”: the problem with social media infographics

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Jess Phillips MP
Politics

Jess Phillips MP wants to tear down the barriers that keep ‘normal people’ out of politics

“The greatest lie that ever got told was that you don’t have any power”

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Stylist Team
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Opinion

The big problem with calling today “freedom day”

The pandemic – and the threat Covid-19 poses – is far from over. So why are we celebrating like it is?

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Lauren Geall
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Policing Bill: an amendment to criminalise the act of kerb crawling has been blocked by MPs
News

“My heart was pounding”: women share their experiences of kerb crawling as MPs block ban

The Policing Bill going through Parliament could have criminalised the “absolutely frightening” act of kerb crawling

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Robyn Vinter
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“What does the Policing Bill really mean for us?”: how the legislation will affect our rights
News

Why we should all be concerned about the controversial new Policing Bill and what it means for us

There have been widespread calls to #KillTheBill for months, but despite all the protests MPs voted in favour of the bill.

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Amy Beecham
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Kayleigh Dray
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The big problem with Boris Johnson telling us to go “back to work”

Government guidance to "work from home if you can" will be relaxed in England from 19 July, the prime minister has said.

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News

“We had to apply to stay in our home”: what today’s EU settled status deadline really means

Huge numbers of Europeans settled here have still not yet applied for settled status, many face a backlog and are anxious about their futures.

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Robyn Vinter
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Politics

How to become an activist and make the change you want to see in the world

From Change.org UK’s executive director.

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Kajal Odedra
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The audience at the Eurovision Grand Final on May 13, 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine is the 62nd host of the annual iteration of the international song contest. It is the longest running international TV song competition, held primarily among countries from Europe. Each participating country will perform an original song, votes cast by the other countries determine the winner. This year's winner Salvador Sobral from Portugal won with his love ballad 'Amar Pelos Dois'. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
Life

How watching Eurovision can improve your wellbeing (yes, really)

As if you needed an extra reason to tune into the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Temporary Covid Care Facility Centers In Delhi
News

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

With over 18 million people with coronavirus, India is currently experiencing a deadly second wave of Covid-19. How did the situation become so dire?

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Natalie Gil
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Politics

The domestic abuse bill has finally passed – but what does that actually mean for women?

Campaigners have responded to the new act.

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Hollie Richardson
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Women

#HandsOffMyHijab: 8 powerful protest photos by and for young Muslim women

"Legislation which is designed to protect its citizens, is now actively isolating Muslim women"

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Noor and Zee
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Lauren Geall
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Misogyny will now be recorded as a hate crime in a bid to tackle violence against women

The change will see police forces asked to identify crimes caused by “hostility” based on the victim’s sex or gender.

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Politics

How the issue of the gender pay gap quietly fell through the cracks

There’s been a delay in gender pay gap reporting. Where does that leave women in the plans for post-pandemic recovery?

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Lauren Geall
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Women

Join Stylist and #March4Women at our virtual International Women’s Day event

Our world is in crisis – let’s not leave 50% of the population out of decision-making.

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Stylist Team
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People

“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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Natalie Gil
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Housing

What do renters and first-time buyers really need to know right now?

Experts share their insights following the Budget announcement.

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Hollie Richardson
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India farmer's protests
News

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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Minreet Kaur
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Farmer's Protests in New Delhi India
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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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Gina Martin
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What happens when you disagree with your friends over the issues that matter the most?

Upskirting activist Gina Martin dissects an awkward problem that affects us all.

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News

What’s the deal with the second Trump impeachment, and will it really make a difference?

It has been confirmed that Donald Trump has been impeached (again) just days before Biden's inaugeration.

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Natalie Gil
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