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Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019

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Will misogyny finally become a hate crime in Britain in 2020?

A group of MPs are agitating to have it treated in the same way as racism and homophobia

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Conservative MP Justine Greening to quit parliament after “deep concerns” over Brexit

She has called her party the “Brexit party”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is right: no-one should be forced to endure Twitter abuse

"Harassment is not a viewpoint."

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Ruth Davidson’s resignation shows we still haven’t cracked the nut of employment and parenting

That a party leader in Britain, in 2019, cannot be supported in order to work as both a parent and a public servant is depressing as hell.

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Taylor Swift is no longer prepared to stay quiet when it comes to politics

“I just wanna do everything I can for 2020.”

Placards in support of a Public Space Protection Order are placed outside the Marie Stopes Abortion Clinic by a pro-choice group on October 27, 2017 in London, England. Earlier this month, Ealing councillors voted in favour of enforcing a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to prevent anti-abortion groups from gathering outside the Marie Stopes clinic.
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Campaigners call on government to legislate safe zones around abortion clinics

Women seeking abortion shouldn't have to face anti-choice protesters.

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Photos of New Zealand’s male politicians bringing their babies to parliament are going viral

“How come New Zealand just seem to get everything right?” asked one Twitter user. “Beautiful photos!”

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Misogyny deserves to be made a hate crime. Here’s how to help make it happen

Let’s unpack what treating misogyny as a hate crime would really mean for women in England and Wales. Spoiler: no one’s getting arrested for wolf whistling.

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Malorie Blackman talks Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and her new Noughts & Crosses book Crossfire
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Exclusive: Malorie Blackman talks Meghan, Trump and her new book Crossfire

“Crossfire is responding to politics and how it’s got so dirty,” explains Malorie Blackman.

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Think smear tests are difficult? For some women, they’re near impossible

We need to make this procedure inclusive for all women.

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Shocking new rape conviction statistics show the system is still failing women

The London Victims’ Commissioner has condemned the “excessive intrusion into personal data” of rape victims.

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The second Democratic debate is a reminder not to underestimate Marianne Williamson

The spiritual guru and presidential hopeful has been largely ignored by pundits until now. That is a huge mistake.

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“I know how the Democrats can win the 2020 election – but will they listen?”

The road to defeating Trump is simple, but will any of the candidates follow it is the question.

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What is Elizabeth Warren’s stance on the issues that matter to women?

The senator is about to go into the second Democratic debate in the lead-up to the 2020 elections. These are her most important policies.

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The Squad: “It’s time to stand together and renounce this racist rhetoric, before it’s too late”

“It is not possible to claim to be against prejudice, then remain quiet,” says Chimene Suleyman

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“Boris Johnson isn’t interested in holding aggressive men to account”

The PM has dropped the inquiry into Mark Field, the Tory MP who violently grabbed a female protester. It’s a telling indicator of where his priorities lie.

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Who is Elizabeth Warren – and could she be the USA’s first female president?

Everything you need to know about the Democratic politician who could be taking on Trump in 2020.

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Don’t be fooled by tabloid headlines, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi aren’t feuding

Can two women disagree and have a private meeting without calls of a catfight?

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“No, Boris Johnson’s new cabinet is not a step forward for representation”

“Priti Patel and Sajid Javid are not examples of what Asian people can achieve. This is not a great moment of representation for Asians.”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just perfectly summed up the problem with unpaid internships

Can we get the congresswoman’s latest statement printed on a T-shirt, please?

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