Poverty

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Kerry Hudson Lowborn
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This gritty working-class memoir is a must-read for anyone who grew up in poverty

“I felt ashamed of being poor, until I found this working-class writer”

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Hollie Richardson
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Chhaupadi: Teenage girls in Nepal exiled to period huts during menstruation
Life

Teens in Nepal document the stigma surrounding periods

“We are kept separately and not touched. I feel hated.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Visible Women

Meet the woman whose accident inspired her to help London's communities

"The need is more"

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

People need food banks now more than ever – here’s how you can help

Sainsbury’s has launched shelf-edge labels to help shoppers easily identify the products that are most useful to food banks

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Natasha Preskey
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Susan Devaney
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Why Oprah and Meryl Streep have penned an open letter on gender equality to world leaders

“Poverty is sexist.”

Visible Women

These girl-led grassroots organisations seriously deserve your attention

You've probably never heard of them, but you really need to

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Anisa Easterbrook
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/3/18

A new invention promises to make your period more eco-friendly - and the life expectancy of England’s poorest girls has fallen

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Former homeless women share tips on the donations that really matter

Being homeless is made even worse for women the week of the month when their period comes.

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Hayley Spencer
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