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Rachel Parris’ viral video about misogyny is as hilarious as it is heartbreaking

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Opinion

Dominic Raab’s latest blunder shows the danger of confusing misogyny and sexism

The problem with his comments on BBC Breakfast this morning goes beyond a misunderstanding of definition.

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Lauren Geall
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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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“Warped, selfish and brutal”: judge sentences Sarah Everard’s murderer to life in prison

Wayne Couzens was handed a whole life sentence today.

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Amy Beecham
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This is how many serving or former police officers have killed women in the UK since 2009

Shocking new figures come as the police officer who murdered Sarah Everard is sentenced today.

Hundreds of mourners lay flowers and lit candles in memory of Sabina Nessa
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“Strangers were holding each other”: powerful moments from the vigil for Sabina Nessa

Crowds gathered in Kidbrooke to honour the memory of the murdered 28-year-old and call for an end to male violence.

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Amy Beecham
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News

There’s a vigil for Sabina Nessa taking place in London – here’s how to show your support

The 28-year-old’s death is being treated as a suspected murder.

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Lauren Geall
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News

“Why we must start treating misogynistic extremism as what it is – terrorism”

“When is a terrorist not a terrorist? When he’s an incel”, writes Laura Bates.

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Laura Bates
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Flowers at the vigil for Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

Powerful images from Tuesday’s vigil for Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman

Crowds gathered at London’s Fryent Country Park to lay flowers and light candles.

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Lauren Geall
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News

How to take part in the upcoming Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman vigil

The sisters were murdered in a park last year.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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New strategy to stop violence against women and girls unveiled today

Campaigners have shared their criticism of the strategy.

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Politics

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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Rape review report
Politics

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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Moya Crockett
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Women

Why Stylist is campaigning to change the attitudes behind male violence against women and girls

A Fearless Future is our new initiative calling for a public awareness campaign that gets to the root of the problem.

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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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How digital stalking is affecting women – from Instagram to Apple Pay

New findings show that since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a substantial increase in stalking.

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Gemma McSherry
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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.

Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
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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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Moya Crockett
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