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Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: House of Lords votes to make misogyny a hate crime and rejects further crackdowns on protests

From protecting protests to making misogyny a hate crime: what’s happening with the Policing bill?

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Amy Beecham
  • Downing Street partygate: Boris Johnson’s ex-chief aide claims the Prime Minister lied to parliament about the lockdown-breaking garden party
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    Boris Johnson’s ex-chief aide claims the PM lied to parliament amid “partygate” scandal

  • Clause 9 explained: why people are outraged over the Nationality and Borders Bill
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    Why so many people are outraged over the Nationality and Borders Bill

  • Omicron: England to stick with “Plan B” as no new Covid restrictions announced
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    Overwhelmed NHS staff are responding to the government’s latest Covid-19 announcement

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Downing street garden photo: Boris Johnson defends image of him “working” during the 2020 lockdown
News

Yet another photo has leaked showing Boris Johnson allegedly ‘breaking lockdown rules’

An image of Boris Johnson, his wife and 17 colleagues in the Downing Street garden was taken in May 2020.

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Amy Beecham
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People gather at Trafalgar square to protest the violence against women in London, United Kingdom on April 3, 2021.
Politics

Why Stylist is writing to Priti Patel again about male violence against women

And how you can get involved.

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Moya Crockett
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The government wants to start a conversation about misogyny? Here’s what it needs to know

The Home Office is planning a campaign challenging misogyny and violence against women – but if it gets it wrong, it could do more harm than good.

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Moya Crockett
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Then Barbara Met Alan
Entertainment

This powerful BBC drama tells the story of the fight for disability rights in Britain

The story is a vital piece of modern history.

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Christobel Hastings
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“No, Nick Fletcher, female TV heroes aren’t driving young men to crime”

The Conservative MP suggested “female replacements” in TV and film roles are leading young men to crime.

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News

Women tell us all the ways they’re changing their daily routines to stay ‘safe’ on the streets

“The changes I’m making are morbid when you think about it but you can never be too careful.”

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Morgan Cormack
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A memorial for Sarah Everard in Clapham Common following her murder
Women

We must prevent male violence against women – not just punish it

As Wayne Couzens is sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sarah Everard, we must keep talking about what justice really means.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Always dreamed of a career in politics? Here’s how to become MP (whatever your experience)

Labour’s Taiwo Owatemi explains how to get started

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Alice Porter
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Jess Phillips MP
Politics

Jess Phillips MP wants to tear down the barriers that keep ‘normal people’ out of politics

“The greatest lie that ever got told was that you don’t have any power”

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Stylist Team
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Politics

Our campaign challenging male violence against women just scored its first big win

The government just agreed to the central demand of Stylist’s #AFearlessFuture initiative – but there’s more work to be done.

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Moya Crockett
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Jess Phillips on what she wants to see in the government’s new violence against women strategy

"Violence against women and girls has to be a political priority for absolutely every department that it touches."

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Fiona Cowood
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Moya Crockett
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If the government wants to stop rape, it must invest in challenging rape myths

“This is a systemic problem that’s rooted in victim-blaming, rape myths and stereotypes.”

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Politics

“We are deeply ashamed”: the government admits to failing rape survivors

In a landmark report, the government has apologised for letting down rape victims in England and Wales.

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Moya Crockett
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Women

Want to email your local MP about male violence against women? Here’s how

An easy guide to supporting A Fearless Future, Stylist’s new initiative challenging the attitudes behind male violence against women.

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Moya Crockett
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Stylist's open letter to Priti Patel about violence against women
Women

Read Stylist’s open letter to Priti Patel about male violence against women and girls

More than 60 experts, activists, politicians and public figures have signed our letter to the Home Secretary as part of our new campaign, A Fearless Future.

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Stylist Team
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TV

Three Families is a reminder that the fight for abortion rights in Northern Ireland isn’t over

Based on real women's stories, this powerful BBC One drama explores the effects of Northern Ireland's abortion ban.

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Moya Crockett
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Woman campaigning against violence
Politics

The domestic abuse bill has finally passed – but what does that actually mean for women?

Campaigners have responded to the new act.

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Hollie Richardson
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Politics

How will London’s mayoral candidates tackle violence against women?

From putting more police on the streets to making London a sanctuary city for migrant women, the leading candidates tell Stylist about their policies.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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Nicole Smallman and Bibaa Henry’s mother challenges lack of “outcry” over murdered women of colour

Mina Smallman says her daughters' deaths did not receive the same attention as Sarah Everard's.

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Why frustration at plans for plain-clothes police in bars needs to be taken seriously

Women’s charities have called the government’s plans “poorly thought out”.

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Lauren Geall
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