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    Boris Johnson just told a female student we don’t live in a patriarchy

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Jess Phillips online abuse
People

Jess Phillips wants us to know the names of women killed by domestic violence

“I saw the sirens and heard the roar, and knew I would have to read out her name.”

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Hollie Richardson
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IVF fertility Twitter thread
Life

This MP has a personal message for every woman who worries about fertility and IVF

“I want to say to these women that you are not alone…”

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Hollie Richardson
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People

A group of schoolgirls just grilled Boris Johnson – this is how he answered

“Do you believe that the patriarchy is still prevalent in today’s society?”

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Hollie Richardson
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Labour Leadership: Keir Starmer talks to Stylist.
People

“I’m not doing this for women, I’m doing it with them,” says Keir Starmer

The Labour MP on feminism, appointing a female cabinet and his love for Paddington 2.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lisa Nandy talks bad landlords, social media anxiety and Britney Spears

The Labour leadership candidate tells Stylist what she’d do for women in the UK if elected – and shares her love of “uncool” 90s pop.

Domestic Abuse Bill UK 2019
Life

Judges are being called out for dismissing rape claims in a powerful letter

The way judges deal with rape and abuse in family cases is “outdated”.

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Hollie Richardson
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NURSE
Life

Care workers are being called “low-skilled”, and that’s not OK

People are pointing out that carers don't get the recognition they deserve.

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Hollie Richardson
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Opinion

Protests outside abortion clinics are getting worse. Politicians must take action

The government has refused to introduce buffer zones on a national level – but this weekend’s protests show how essential they are.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

It’s time to get angry about the UK’s contraception scandal

I know how distressing it is to not be able to access the contraception you need. It’s time politicians took notice.

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Moya Crockett
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stella creasy baby
People

“Am I appropriately dressed?” asks Question Time female audience member

Stella Creasy had a clear response, but it was aimed at Piers Morgan.

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Hollie Richardson
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Brexit
Life

Brexit: these viral messages are the reminders we all need right now

The UK has left the European Union.

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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These three women have secured nominations to be Labour leader

Will one of them replace Jeremy Corbyn?

Jess Phillips Brexit
People

Jess Phillips quits Labour leadership race with a powerful video message

Lisa Nandy, Rebecca Long-Bailey and Emily Thornberry are still going for leadership.

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Hollie Richardson
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Zarah Sultana
Life

Millennial MP Zarah Sultana is sounding the alarm about student loan debt

“Working-class kids are forced to take on colossal debt, while our PM went from the playing fields of Eton to a free education at Oxford.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Angela Rayner
People

Angela Rayner has a powerful message for the person who class-shamed her

They called her Vicky Pollard.

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Hollie Richardson
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Layla Moran
Life

Lib Dem MP Layla Moran has come out as pansexual, and no she’s not worried about her career

“Parliament is a weird, backwards place”

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Jessica Rapana
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stella creasy baby
People

This video of Stella Creasy and her baby in parliament is such an important watch

Ellie Reeves and Kemi Badenoch also took their babies.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

The tragic reality of Christine Keeler’s involvement in the Profumo affair

She was embroiled in one of the UK’s most infamous sex scandals when she was just 19 years old, and she spent the rest of her life in its shadow.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Hollie Richardson
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Jess Phillips’ response to the leadership question gives a strong message to women in politics

“Of course someone like me could be leader…”

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Long Reads

General election 2019: what the Conservatives’ win means for women across the UK

The result of the 2019 general election has been announced. Here’s what a Conservative win means for women across the UK.

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Eve Livingston
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