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The Shameless Festival: charity Women of the World has launched a one-day festival of activism, featuring Emily Ratajkowski and Laura Bates

This London feminist festival line-up will feature Emily Ratajkowski and Laura Bates

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Amy Beecham
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    Film

    16 terrifying films that explore the unique horrors of womanhood

  • How the situation in Afghanistan is impacting women, and what can be done to help
    News

    Britain has committed to taking in Afghan refugees – but what about the many left behind?

  • Doxing: how to stop your personal photos and details from being shared without your consent
    News

    More women are being doxed online – here’s how to stop it happening to you

Latest Stories

A pregnant black woman sits on a big doctor's hand. Prenatal medical care and check-up. Psychological and medical vector concept
Life

Why the new NICE birth guidelines are so worrying for women of colour

“I know all too well how racism plays a huge role in the perception of people of colour and the subsequent care we receive,” says Amerley Ollennu.

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Amerley Ollennu
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Wellbeing

Do our sports bra needs change with age?

Wearing the wrong sports bra can have disastrous long-term impacts on our health.

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Miranda Larbi
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Simone Niamani Thompson and Harriet Nicolson
Fashion

Why aren’t there more queer women in fashion?

If fashion is seen as a straight woman and a gay man's game, then where does that leave queer women?

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Naomi May
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Jennifer Aniston, winner of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for 'The Morning Show', poses in the press room during the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. 721430 (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images for Turner)
Celebrity

Jennifer Aniston flawlessly explains why marriage shouldn’t be the end goal in love

Getting engaged and married might be “fantastic”, but it shouldn’t be all we strive for, says the Friends star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sally Howard
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The rise of anti-feminist therapy: what you need to know

"A vicious culture war is playing out across social media, surrounding the roles that society ascribes to women."

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Books

Actor and comedian Katy Wix on her complex relationship with food growing up

Katy Wix’s new memoir Delicacy explores the toxicity of diet culture and its lasting effects.

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Katy Wix
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A woman with mental health issues
Mental Health

“I was sectioned for my mental health as the UK went into lockdown”

This is what it’s like to live on a psychiatric ward during a pandemic.

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Stylist Team
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Women

#HandsOffMyHijab: 8 powerful protest photos by and for young Muslim women

"Legislation which is designed to protect its citizens, is now actively isolating Muslim women"

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Noor and Zee
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TV

The Serpent star Jenna Coleman cast in historic TV role

The actor will lead the show, named The War Rooms.

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Charley Ross
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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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Books

Why should Black women work “twice as hard for half as much”?

Read an extract from author Sophie Williams' ultimate guide for Black women at work.

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Sophie Williams
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Kayleigh Dray
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Why Sharon Stone’s story about Britney Spears is so heartbreaking

This tells us so much about what it’s like to be a young woman in the media spotlight.

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Books

How to live life being more authentically yourself every day

Author Luvvie Ajayi Jones believes fear is holding us all back. Here, she explains why we have got to be truthful with ourselves and others.

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Luvvie Ajayi Jones
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People

4 inspiring women pushing boundaries that you should know about

Meet the women questioning the status quo

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The North Face
Health

The Black Maternity Scandal – Twitter reacts to the Dispatches documentary

Stylist speaks to one of the women featured in Channel 4's new must-watch documentary about the Black maternity scandal happening in Britain today

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Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Life

14 women on how lockdown has changed their lives, one year on

“Lockdown was supposed to be a one-time sacrifice to regain normality.”

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Florie Mwanza and Katy Harrington
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Long Reads

“We have the right to be free from fear”: what will actually keep women safe in public spaces?

From education to criminal justice reform, experts share their ideas for making women safer on the streets.

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Moya Crockett
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Careers

“I felt second-rate”: stats show discrimination against trans people at work is getting worse

Over a third of trans employees have experienced workplace discrimination in the last five years.

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Eve Livingston
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Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Exploring the ‘couples’ identity trap’ – and how to avoid it

"You kind of lose who you are because you feel like in a relationship that’s what you should do."

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Health

How did we let wine become the third wheel in our friendships?

Is wine the glue holding female friendships together or is that a falsehood popular culture is selling us?

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Millie Gooch
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