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Women all over the world are being subjected to shocking police brutality

Roxane Gay shines a light on the most recent cases

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Jane Fonda was just arrested for protesting about climate change

She recently talked about being inspired by Greta Thunberg.

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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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Sarah Shaffi
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Teen girls around the world explain why they are demanding action on climate change

As Edinburgh students are given a day off school to take part in climate change strikes, 7 girls explain why they strike.

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Boris Johnson is #NotMyPM: 6 women explain why they’re fighting back

“I’m a Muslim woman, and he has made my life and my community’s lives very unsafe.”

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Why Rihanna is exactly the kind of influencer the world needs right now

There’s power in her words, and she’s using it for good

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Meena Alexander
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Life

“Why can you get fined for dropping a cigarette on the street, but not for harassing women?”

France has made cat-calling illegal, why can’t we?

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Hollie Richardson
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Meet the women using flags all over the world to fight for human rights

What's in a flag?

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Lily Allen
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This video of a protester interrupting Kamala Harris isn't harmless, it's terrifying

For many women, watching this video is chilling.

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Lucy Mangan: “Don’t mock Extinction Rebellion protesters – they’re fighting your war”

It makes no sense – logically, emotionally, practically – to be against environmentalism in at least the widest sense, says Lucy Mangan.

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Life

Understanding the debate around that viral Sudanese protest photo

It’s a beautiful and powerful image. But there’s much more to it than that.

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Moya Crockett
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How teen girls are standing up to boys who rank them based on their looks

When a sexist list ranking girls’ looks circulated at one high school, the girls fought back.

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People

The best, most powerful signs from the Put It To The People march

Bold and brilliant statements

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Catch up on all the action from the 2019 #March4Women – as it happened

Couldn’t make it to the #March4Women event on Sunday? Check out Stylist’s live blog here.

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The 2019 Women’s March on London – as it happened

Couldn’t make it to the ‘Bread and Roses’ Women’s March on Saturday? Check out Stylist’s live blog here.

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski (C) and actress and comedian Amy Schumer (R) join the Brett Kavanaugh U.S. Supreme Court Confirmation Protest in front of the Supreme Court on October 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)
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Emily Ratajkowski’s powerful statement after being arrested at Brett Kavanaugh protest

“Men who hurt women can no longer be placed in positions of power,” insists Ratajkowski.

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Life

Activists in the US are still dressing as Handmaids – and with good reason

Thanks to Trump’s Supreme Court pick, women’s rights in the States currently hang in the balance.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Margaret Atwood describes Argentina’s abortion laws as “slavery”

“Enforce childbirth if you wish, Argentina, but at least call that enforcing what it is. It is slavery.”

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This woman refused to take her seat on an airplane. Here’s why that’s such a big deal

Elin Ersson began live-streaming her dramatic protest after flight attendants demanded she sit down

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The Women’s March against Donald Trump’s visit to London – as it happened

Stylist was live at the #BringTheNoise Women’s March protest in London

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