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Sanna Marin, the world's youngest ever prime minister as she is elected leader of Finland.

Everything you need to know about the world’s youngest prime minister, Sanna Marin

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to point out the one thing everybody gets wrong about libraries

“People like to say 'Oh, this is about free stuff.' This is not about free stuff... These are public goods."

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Helen Pankhurst has a very important message for anyone feeling frustrated by politics in the lead up to the general election
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Helen Pankhurst explains why this general election is such a crucial one for women

Voting registration closes today – make sure your voice is heard.

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Sophie Walker on why every woman needs to use their vote this election

The Leader of the Women’s Equality Party implores you to make your voice heard

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Why was the recent Democratic debate so successful? An all-female moderating panel

Issues of gender equality, abortion, parental leave and the double standard for female politicians were finally addressed.

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Jacinda Ardern just summed up her refreshing approach to politics to Stephen Colbert

The pair went on a buddy road trip through New Zealand and, quite frankly, we'd like to join.

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More than half of American men don’t feel “comfortable” with a female president

Well they better get comfortable fast, because the future of American politics is female.

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Emily Maitlis on Newsnight
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How Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis became the internet’s favourite political reporter

From Brexit side eye to pressing Prince Andrew.

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Remember the woman who flipped off Trump? She’s now an elected politician

She lost her job because of her gesture. Now, she’s a member of her local county's board of supervisors.

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This viral letter to Meghan Markle is an essential read for all women

Female MPs have united to write a letter to the Duchess.

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AOC issues stark warning over California wildfires: “This is what climate change looks like”

Congresswoman highlights the real-life impact of an environmental emergency

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Jess Phillips online abuse
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IKEA responds to Jess Phillips after she reveals Downing Street plans

The Labour MP talked about party leadership at Cheltenham Literature Festival.

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Elizabeth Warren has no time for homophobic questions in new video

Her response when asked about marriage equality could not be more perfect.

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There’s a deeply sexist subtext to the ‘controversy’ around Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s haircut

A conservative journalist is trying to shame the politician for getting a haircut. Stop the world, we want to get off.

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Maternity discrimination is a huge problem, and Elizabeth Warren deserves praise for speaking out

One in nine mothers in the US have said that they were fired because they were pregnant.

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Elizabeth Warren just had the perfect response to a ridiculous fake sex scandal

Go Cougars!

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Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
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Twitter’s reaction to Boris Johnson’s “disgraceful” Jo Cox comments speaks for the nation

He dismissed the affects of offensive, dangerous and inflammatory language.

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Who is Kamala Harris, and could she be the USA’s first female president?

Everything you need to know about the person tipped to take on Donald Trump in 2020.

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Jo Swinson calls out Boris Johnson for using “girly swot” as an insult

It's been a bad week for Boris.

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Jess Phillips is “apoplectic” over domestic violence being ignored because of Brexit

And rightly so.

Caroline Lucas Brexit debate
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Caroline Lucas has no time for Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Brexit slouching – and neither does the internet

The clip has gone viral on Twitter.

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