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Handmaids Tale protest against abortion laws

The Alabama abortion ban is disturbing. Northern Ireland’s is even worse

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Activists in the US are still dressing as Handmaids – and with good reason

Thanks to Trump’s Supreme Court pick, women’s rights in the States currently hang in the balance.

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Someone tried to slut-shame this politician – and she wasn’t having any of it

“I am here today to tell my faceless bullies that I cannot be shamed into quitting, because I am not ashamed.”

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Why this 12-year-old feminist Girl Scout is our new hero

When Julianne Speyer encountered everyday sexism, she refused to take it lying down.

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Why so many women are sharing their abortion stories on Twitter

“Would have a 25 year-old kid today and probably no career, since I was 16 when it happened. Never regretted it.”

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From Brie Larson to female football fans: the women making waves this week

Highlighting women who rocked the boat, pushed for change and made history around the world.

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From New Zealand to Northern Ireland: the women making waves this week

Highlighting women who rocked the boat, pushed for change and made history around the world.

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Life

The young American women who pose with guns on social media

As America marks its 101st mass shooting, why has a photo of a young woman with a gun had 130,000 likes? Stylist investigates.

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US state criminalises abortion ‘before most women realise they’re pregnant’

The bill has been described as the most restrictive abortion law in the States

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 19/4/18

Record numbers of Nepalese women climb Everest, US women secure breastfeeding victory in the Senate, and more

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 12/4/18

An ovarian cancer breakthrough, a disturbing US abortion bill, and more

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Remembering Edmonia Lewis, the female sculptor who defied the rules

She was a celebrated artist of colour at a time when slavery dominated American life.

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 12/3/18

A new guide aims to teach teenage girls about their vulvas, a US park is renamed in honour of an anti-slavery heroine, and more

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 9/3/18

A woman is jailed in Iran for removing her headscarf, a US election hopeful breastfeeds in a campaign ad, and more

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Visible Women

Florida shooting survivor makes impassioned speech for gun safety

“They say that us kids don't know what we're talking about, that we're too young to understand... We call BS.”

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Life

“The latest US school shooter allegedly abused his ex. Are we surprised?”

We need to stop tolerating male aggression as a fact of life, and start treating it as a toxic problem that requires intervention.

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 8/2/18

Tonight’s WDD is a women-in-politics special – featuring sexual harassment, immigration and playing men at their own game.

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Female police captain suspended for saying colleague had “white male privilege”

Captain Carri Weber has been placed on leave after calling out a fellow officer.

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Trump respects turkeys more than women – and this picture is proof

The US president was filmed asking if he could touch a Thanksgiving turkey, and Twitter went wild.

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Mila Kunis faces backlash after revealing how she protests Trump administration

“I strongly disagree and this is my little way of showing it”

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