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Marcus Rashford’s open letter to the government has ensured meals for school children

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Hollie Richardson
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    Life

    “I feel like I’m being thrown to the lions”: teachers tell us how they feel about schools reopening

  • Period poverty
    Life

    People are claiming that period poverty “isn’t real” – and we’re having none of it

  • Stormzy
    Books

    Stormzy just taught kids about the most “gangster” thing they can do

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Viral Twitter thread about harassment in schools.
Life

These disturbingly relatable classroom harassment stories have gone viral on Twitter

Women and girls are sharing their relatable experiences.

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Hollie Richardson
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Young woman at climate change protest holding a placard with the words "There is no planet B"
Life

US students accuse school authorities of silencing them on climate change

Valedictorians were going to include a text from the Class of 0000 movement in their graduation ceremony speeches, but were told they're not allowed to.

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Almara Abgarian
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Life

10 inspirational teen girls on battling sexism at school

"I don’t feel like there’s anything boys can do better than girls"

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

The teenager fighting against period poverty

Meet Amika George, one of Stylist’s Women of the Year 2017.

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Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
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Kayleigh Dray
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This teacher is determined to help girls feel comfortable with periods

“If you’re uncomfortable with the idea of menstruation, you shouldn’t read on…”

Life

Students told to submit dresses for approval ahead of school dance

“These are the roots of rape culture, frankly”

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Amy Swales
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Life

Are black girls being forced to grow up too fast?

A study has shown that black girls as young as five are seen as more adult than their white peers

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Kemi Alemoru
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Life

Teens take high school’s rules on bra straps and vest tops to task

Because knowing that girls have shoulders and underwear is just too much to handle

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Amy Swales
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People

MP suggests banning veil to give Muslim girls “freedom of choice”

Let that sink in for a moment.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Girl is expelled after asking to play on the boys’ basketball team

Twelve-year-old Sydney Phillips had fought to be allowed to play basketball at school.

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Moya Crockett
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Careers

Teenage girls are being targeted as the next generation of UK spies

Social media-savvy? You might have what it takes to be a secret agent.

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Moya Crockett
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Anna Pollitt
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School promotes “bikini body” fitness classes for 11-year-olds

“Enough of the sexualisation”

Life

Stop telling schoolgirls that their uniforms are "distracting"

Now students in New Zealand are being told that their skirts negatively impact boys and male teachers. Enough already

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Moya Crockett
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