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Revenge porn threats

“What happened when my ex threatened to share my nudes with my colleagues”

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Moya Crockett
  • Priti Patel
    News

    “6 thoughts I had about that Priti Patel house party tweet”

  • Tampon tax
    Life

    Campaigners celebrate the end of tampon tax: the sexist surcharge none of us needed

  • Entertainment

    2020 in review: Brexit, Megxit, Tiger King, DIY hairdos and so many Zoom calls

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Small Axe: Alex Wheatle
TV

What Alex Wheatle can teach us about confronting the UK’s racist history

Steve McQueen’s latest Small Axe film is a powerful lesson on why we must come to terms with the past in order to move forward.

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Moya Crockett
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Netflix’s The Crown season 4: Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher.
Entertainment

“Obsess over Gillian Anderson all you want, but not Margaret Thatcher please”

Gillian Anderson is stellar as the UK's first female PM Margaret Thatcher in The Crown but let's not forget what the real Maggie said and did.

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Katy Harrington
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equal pay day 2020
Money

This Equal Pay Day, let’s have a new conversation about financial gender equality

The coronavirus pandemic could widen the gender pay gap. But it could also be an opportunity to reshape an old conversation.

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Moya Crockett
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Sarah Owen MP talks baby loss.
Health

Why it’s so important we listen to these female MPs talking about miscarriage

“It was a very difficult situation and one that I want no one else to have to go through.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Furlough ends on 31 October, so what happens next? Experts explain the reality of it

Experts share their advice for people.

Dispatches: Growing Up Poor aired on Channel 4 this week.
Opinion

This 2019 documentary perfectly predicted what is happening in the UK right now

And you can still watch it now.

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Hollie Richardson
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Taiwo Owatemi MP
Politics

Why Taiwo Owatemi’s powerful speech on feeding families is going viral

It comes after yesterday’s debate around extending free school meals.

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Hollie Richardson
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Roadkill: Helen McCrory
TV

Line of Duty fans: the BBC’s next big political thriller is for you

Roadkill stars Helen McCrory and Hugh Laurie.

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Hollie Richardson
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misogyny hate crime
Life

Women in England and Wales can help make misogyny a hate crime from today

And you can do it by sharing your own experiences of gender-based crime.

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Moya Crockett
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Illustration of five women of different nationalities looking to the right
Opinion

Millennials are more resilient than we’re given credit for, even in the face of another recession

While this isn’t a future we’d pick, it’s a future we can shape.

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Anita Ghosh
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fgm in the uk 2020
Life

“I’m a human rights barrister – and this case made me question the UK’s approach to FGM”

Barrister Charlotte Proudman discusses the case of an 11-year-old girl at risk of deportation from the UK, despite facing FGM in her home country.

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Charlotte Proudman
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Moya Crockett
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Contraceptive services in England are seriously struggling – and MPs are calling for change

It’s not all in our heads: contraceptive services really are failing us.

Brexit news 2020
Life

The Brexit news you nearly missed because of ‘that’ lockdown announcement

The government is having one heck of a week.

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Hollie Richardson
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Wedding
Weddings

These are the new laws being proposed for weddings in England and Wales

The pandemic might have inspired some serious changes.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gina Miller: UK police are investigating a "Kill Gina Miller" crowdfunding page.
People

Gina Miller says fundraising sites should face tighter regulation after “Kill Gina Miller” scandal

Her calls come after a fundraiser seeking £10,000 to hire a hitman to kill the political activist was left live for five months.

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Lauren Geall
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University shaming.
Opinion

Why it’s time to stop shaming people over their education

The recent online debate about “Mickey Mouse” degrees has exposed a much bigger problem about our society.

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Hollie Richardson
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The British Houses of Parliament
People

Rape Crisis charity call decision to let accused Tory MP return to work “extremely disappointing”

The MP has voluntarily agreed not to return to Westminster next month, but will continue to represent his constituents from home.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“We’ve got to do something”: Victoria Derbyshire on tonight’s vital Panorama on domestic violence

The BBC journalist on how the stay at home order impacted abuse victims.

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Helen Bownass
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Kayleigh Dray
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Jess Phillips calls for suspension of Tory MP arrested on suspicion of rape

According to reports, the unnamed politician was arrested after a former parliamentary staff member accused him of rape, sexual assault and coercive control.

Celebrities calling for migrant women to be protected in domestic abuse bill: Naomie Harris, Gemma Chan, Dua Lipa, Thandie Newton
Life

Why these celebrities are calling for changes to the domestic abuse bill

"It shouldn’t matter if you’re born in this country or not – all victims deserve the right to seek police help and to have access to refuges."

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Moya Crockett
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