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Best war books about female heroes
Books

The best books about female heroes of the World Wars

The stories of women including Noor Inayat Khan and Martha Gellhorn.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Sarah Ewart after Northern Ireland abortion law ruling
Visible Women

“I fought Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts – and won”

Sarah Ewart, who successfully proved that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches the UK’s human rights commitments, shares her story with Stylist.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Hailee Steinfeld is a serious rebel in the new trailer for Dickinson

“I do what I want, I go where I want”.

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Moya Crockett
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UK Feminist Events for 2019
Visible Women

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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Stylist Team
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Lauren Geall
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These are the feminist pioneers receiving their medical degrees 150 years after they enrolled

The posthumous awards will honour the first female students enrolled at any UK university.

Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
Visible Women

Three years after her death, Jo Cox’s feminist legacy lives on

On the third anniversary of the Labour MP’s murder, she is still empowering women in a tangible way.

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Catherine Anderson
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People

At long last, the first sculpture of 1920s female football star Lily Parr is unveiled

Moulding the future.

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Christobel Hastings
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Three women talk about working in the space industry.
Life

Three young women on reaching for the stars, and finding space

Inspiration for any woman wanting to go to space.

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Richard Ginger
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Scenes in Dublin after Ireland's abortion referendum
Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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Suranne Jones in Gentleman Jack
Visible Women

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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Men taking credit for women's work
People

What is the Matilda Effect?

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

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Chloe Gray
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Sarah Shaffi
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From climate change to democracy: how women became the driving force for change

Women, we get the job done.

Jacinda Ardern
Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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greta thunberg
Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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Lyra McKee, journalist murdered in Londonderry
Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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Greta Thunberg
Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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Mary Anning
Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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How to Support International Women's Day 2019 | Feminist Activism Advice
Visible Women

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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Susan Devaney and Moya Crockett
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Why you should join Stylist at #March4Women this Sunday

Everything you need to know about #March4Women 2019, the feminist event celebrating women who changed the world

Visible Women

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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Moya Crockett
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