Women

  • Long Reads

    The role of women in mosques is finally changing. Here’s why that matters

    6 Muslim women explain why the UK’s first female mosque training scheme is so vitally important

    Posted by
    Salma Haidrani
    Published
  • Long Reads

    This is what it’s really like to live in a cult

    There are estimated to be at least 1,000 cults operating in the UK. Here, a former cult member shares her story

    Posted by
    Alexandra Stein
    Published
  • Kim Porter
    People

    Kim Porter was much more than Diddy’s ex-girlfriend. We must remember that.

    We do Kim Porter a great disservice by reducing her to the role of a famous rapper’s ex

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Long Reads

    Why women need to start being bloody difficult about their health

    No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body

    Posted by
    Jennifer Lipman
    Published
  • Long Reads

    Shocking stories reveal the truth about modern slavery in the UK

    Warning: these stories are graphic and might be hard for some people to read

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    Twitter unleashes fury over woman’s medical history – and for good reason

    “We are sick, suffering, and even dying because people still can’t trust our knowledge of our own bodies”

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Long Reads

    We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

    “Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Careers

    I tried leaving work on time for a month. Here’s what happened…

    The impossible dream, or a manageable task?

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    Going beyond the pill: women who opt for hormone-free contraception

    Is the pill all it's cracked up to be?

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    4 women on how they learned to harness the power of female anger

    For too long we’ve been told to calm down when we feel fired up.

    Posted by
    Emma Ledger
    Published