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Human Trafficking Awareness Day: what it’s like to be trafficked at 5 years old

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    Health

    What happens to your body if you take the pill without a break?

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    What life is like at Christmas when you have nowhere to live

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Entertainment

Margot Robbie: New Barbie movie will “provoke truthful conversations”

The Hollywood star's production company is helming Greta Gerwig's vision of the famous doll.

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Charley Ross
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Opinion

Here’s what a young Muslim feminist wants you to know about Islamophobia in the UK

Shahed Ezaydi explains how white feminism – and its centring of the white female experience – feeds into Islamophobic attitudes.

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Shahed Ezaydi
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Careers

“I miss my work mates so badly”: the women who want their office buddies back

We asked women to tell us what they miss most about their work mates and what you can do to keep the friendships alive while working from home.

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Grace Holliday
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Astrology

“Getting into astrology helped me come out as bisexual"

“How a spiritual awakening helped my sexual awakening" – getting into astrology helped one young woman come out as bisexual. This is her story.

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Esther Newman
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Are you a doomscroller or joyscroller? And what does that say about you?

What our doomscrolling and joyscrolling habits can tell us about the world in 2020

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Environment

This is what it’s really like being part of Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion has a diversity problem, but what is it really like behind the scenes of the radical environmental group? One writer joins to find out.

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Anna Prendergast
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Relationships

“I got married three months ago, and we haven’t seen each other since”

For one international couple, lockdown has meant they haven't seen each other since their wedding day months ago. Here's how they are coping.

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Zoe Noller
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News

“On edge, elated and exhausted”: American women react to the US presidential election results

American women give their honest reaction to the results of the Biden vs Trump US presidential election results

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Katy Harrington
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Politics

“As an American in the UK, watching the US election unfold makes me feel nervous and hopeful”

An American who moved to London for love explains why, even though she loves her adopted home, when presidential elections roll round she longs to be in the US.

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Jennifer Barton
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News

#ENDSARS: one woman’s must-read eyewitness account from the frontline in Nigeria

Police brutality in Nigeria – read director of ActionAid Nigeria, Ene Obi's frontline eye-witness account

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Natalie Gil
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Entertainment

Do you know the difference between love and coercive control?

For a new televised social experiment, journalist Ellie Flynn brings together a group of young people to see if they understand what coercive control means.

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Katy Harrington
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“Dear Black women, love exists for us too and I can prove it”

Author Lisa Bent on her search for love, via several dating apps, and how being single inspired her new book

News

40 dangerous myths about dating apps, sex and rape that must be challenged

The Crown Prosecution Service has released new guidance including a list of 40 dangerous myths often used in rape cases which they say must be challenged

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Jenn Selby
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Health

Black women lose babies too, so why is no one talking about it?

One woman shares her story of miscarrying her child at 18 weeks.

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Almaz Ohene
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News

“He stole from me and left me in £30k of debt”: what you need to know about economic abuse

Economic abuse is happening all around us in the UK but many victims are frightened to speak. Here a young woman explains how her abuser took over her finances.

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Katy Harrington
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Ayisha Malik on what it's like to be the only Muslim in an English village
Women

What it’s like to be young, Black and Muslim in Britain today

A 19-year-old Black Muslim woman opens up about the reality of living in Britain today, and why so many women like her feel excluded

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Bashirat Oladele
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Mental Health

How to let go of guilt once and for all

Feeling guilty is awful, but how can you get over it? Here, an expert helps us to navigate and overcome this difficult emotion.

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Dr Jan McGregor Hepburn
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Dating

“My ex used astrology to justify our breakup”

Should star signs and astrology influence who and how you date?

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Sara Radin
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Clare Considine
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Eco anxiety – everything you need to know and how to deal with it

Eco anxiety – a chronic fear of environmental doom – is real, but there are ways to manage it and still do your bit to combat climate change

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Women

“My anxiety about having a baby has doubled since lockdown began”

When the pandemic began, one woman's fear about having children went into overdrive. Here, she describes her how anxiety escalated.

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Ruby Lott-Lavigna
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