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One year after Ireland’s abortion referendum, we asked women how life has changed

Pro-choice activists, a politician and a doctor reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months.

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Gentleman Jack fans, the show has already been confirmed for a second season

The new episodes will once again draw their storylines from Anne Lister's secret diaries.

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The Matilda Effect refers to the shocking erasure of female achievement from history, predominantly in science

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From climate change to democracy: how women became the driving force for change

Women, we get the job done.

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How Jacinda Ardern paid tribute to Jo Cox in her most recent speech

“There is more that unites us than divides us.”

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All hail Greta Thunberg, the teenager who makes me want to be a better adult

I thought I was doing enough in the fight against climate change. I was wrong.

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Remembering Lyra McKee, a courageous woman killed while doing her job

Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead during riots in Londonderry on Thursday. We should never forget her name.

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has an important message for UK politicians

The 16-year-old Swedish eco activist is due to meet with politicians in London this week.

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Why an 11-year-old girl is fighting for a statue of this forgotten scientist

Mary Anning died in 1847 – but she was a palaeontologist pioneer in the UK.

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Your 2019 Feminist Calendar: protests, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

Celebrate, educate and get irate at these events in spring 2019 and beyond

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13 simple ways to support feminist activism this International Women’s Day

We can’t all become full-time activists – but we can all make a difference.

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Why you should join Stylist at #March4Women this Sunday

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Men are freaking out about this science conference with an all-female line-up

Organisers wanted to show that it’s possible to have 100% women speakers at a scientific event – and men are crying sexism.

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The Derry Girls protest shows Northern Irish women won’t stop fighting for abortion rights

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“Why it matters that menstrual health will soon be taught in schools”

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“Why I’m fighting Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts”

Sarah Ewart, who was forced to travel to England for a termination in 2013, has launched a new bid to change Northern Ireland’s abortion law

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The story of the suffragist who inspired this year’s Women’s March on London

Born in Poland in 1882, Rose Schneiderman is credited with coining the phrase ‘Bread and Roses’.

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How women brought feminism to the Golden Globes, one year on from Time’s Up

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