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Pregnant women are facing poor conditions in UK prisons - here’s one woman’s story

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Leah Sinclair
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People

What will happen to Felicity Huffman now she has pleaded guilty in the college admissions case?

The actress could be facing jail time.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Serena Williams reveals the heartbreaking truth behind her career-worst loss

“I couldn’t shake it out my mind.”

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Susan Devaney
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Beauty

How beauty products help women in prison retain their identities

For female inmates in the UK, having access to make-up can be life-changing. Stylist investigates…

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Sophie Goddard
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 2/5/18

Thousands of UK women miss out on breast cancer screenings, a newsreader challenges beauty norms, and more

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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Women are dying in UK prisons – and it’s a feminist issue, says new report

A review into deaths in women’s prisons says we should view them as “a form of violence against women”.

Visible Women

Meet the 20-something campaigning for better food in prisons

Lucy Vincent, prison food activist and founder of Food Behind Bars, is Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

This woman spent 15 years in prison for suffering a stillbirth

Maira Verónica Figueroa Marroquín was originally sentenced to 30 years for aggravated murder.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Female prisoners are being "excessively strip searched"

Many of the women have experienced physical or sexual abuse

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Emily Reynolds
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Life

The inhumane way UK police are letting down female prisoners

Campaigners are calling on the introduction of new guidelines

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Susan Devaney
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People

Oscar Pistorius will now be spending much longer in jail

Prosecutors successfully argued that the athlete’s original sentence was “shockingly lenient”.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Amanda Knox reveals the truth about relationships in prison

"Relationships help keep us sane, even if they're forbidden or not ideal”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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