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Period poverty in the UK: 1 in 5 young girls are being bullied at school, here’s how you can help

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A poem about International Day of the Girl, by 11-year-old Scarlett

This young writer has penned a powerful acrostic poem

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#WhenIWas: Women share stories of the first time they were harassed in public

The hashtag came off the back of the news that a third of UK girls have been harassed in their school uniform.

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Moya Crockett
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Channel 4 newsreader Cathy Newman: I was sexually assaulted as a teenager by a boy in my school

"Your instinct is to sort of laugh it off and then question whether you were to blame"

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Anna Brech
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Alesha Dixon has a simple, yet powerful, solution to period poverty

137,000 girls in the UK are regularly missing school because they can’t afford sanitary protection. That needs to change

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Why this school has now revoked its ‘modesty poncho’ for prom

Because sometimes social media wins.

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Laura Bates on why we urgently need better sex education in schools

"Some biology textbooks don’t include the clitoris, because why would girls need to know about that?"

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Headteacher tells girls not to wear leggings if they're above a size 6

“Even though you’re not fat, you look fat”

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Moya Crockett
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How being popular at school affects mental health in adulthood

Turns out being the queen bee isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

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Moya Crockett
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High school boys support female students against sexist dress code

And this is how it’s done

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Megan Murray
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Facebook post reveals why we shouldn’t celebrate 100% work attendance

A post for anyone battling illness at their desk

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Kayleigh Dray
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This girls’ football team joined a boys’ league – and won it

Back of the net, as they say

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Moya Crockett
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Teacher supports bullied schoolgirl by styling her hair the same way

Be the change you wish to see.

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Girl, 10, writes brilliant list of boundaries for boy who fancies her

"Do not touch my shoulder"

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Harriet Hall
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These are the best and worst places to be a girl in England and Wales

There’s a huge divide in girls’ quality of life across the country, according to a new report.

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Moya Crockett
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