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    “Why we should never forget the Holocaust”

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    For Sama: meet the director of the most-nominated documentary in BAFTA history

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Best historical fiction by women.
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Incredible reads based on true-life tales

Unmissable historical books from Hilary Mantel to Yaa Gyasi.

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Francesca Brown
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How you can help female survivors of war this winter

Women are often impacted the most by war. Women For Women International provides practical support to female survivors of war – and they need your help.

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Natalie Cornish
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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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People

Official Secrets: Whistleblower Katherine Gun reveals true story behind Keira Knightley’s new film

What you need to know about the woman who inspired the film.

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Chloe Gray
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Hannah Keegan
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Rosamund Pike reveals the 5 intriguing questions she would ask her heroes

“What was Voltaire like in bed...?”

Visible Women

How women’s football emerged from the munitions factories of WWI

Read the untold story of the women who stepped into the mens’ shoes in the factories and on the football pitch, too.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Books

Why Kate Atkinson’s Transcription is your must-read novel for Autumn

The multi award-winning author is back...

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

Ahed Tamimi makes defiant speech after eight months in prison

The Palestinian teen was jailed for slapping two Israeli soldiers

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Megan Murray
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Long Reads

Survivors of rape warfare talk about their experiences

“Some of my friends have turned their back on me but I don’t feel any fear in my life any more.”

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Louise Court
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Visible Women

The incredible true story of ballerina Michaela DePrince

Madonna is set to make a film about the dancer’s journey from war orphan to star ballerina.

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Moya Crockett
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People

100 years of women in the army: what it's really like on the frontline

A former sergeant shares her story, from finding out she was pregnant in Afghanistan to witnessing death

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Anna Brech
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The Instagrammers capturing an alternate vision of war-torn Syria

Young creatives search for meaning outside conflict

Life

Female ISIS survivors on love, grief and the power of endurance

These Yezidi women escaped ISIS. Photographer Benjamin Eagle hears their stories.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

The seven-year-old Syrian girl tweeting from Aleppo is safe

Bana al-Abed is among a group of children evacuated from war-torn east Aleppo on Monday.

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Moya Crockett
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Life

Aleppo nurse’s harrowing suicide note goes viral

She took her own life to avoid rape by ‘Syrian army animals’

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

These newly discovered letters offer a magical glimpse into the past

Love, loss and life, dissected

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Moya Crockett
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Travel

The most generous countries in the world have been revealed

... and the UK is lagging behind

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Harriet Hall
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Life

Yemen: the forgotton war zone

British-Yemeni journalist Nawal Al-Maghafi reports on the unspoken tragedy

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Moya Crockett
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WW1 soldiers appear across UK in tribute to men killed in the Somme

WW1 soldiers appear across the UK in emotional tribute to men killed in the Somme

People

“The government decision on child refugees makes me ashamed”

Last night, British politicians voted against taking in 3,000 lone child refugees.

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Moya Crockett
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