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  • India farmer's protests
    News

    The women who are making a difference at the Indian farmers’ protests

  • Farmer's Protests in New Delhi India
    News

    The heartbreak of watching the farmers’ protests from afar for British Indians

  • Tampon tax
    Life

    Campaigners celebrate the end of tampon tax: the sexist surcharge none of us needed

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Kamala Harris
People

What is vice president-elect Kamala Harris’ stance on the issues that matter to women?

She is the first woman of colour elected US vice president.

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Hannah-Rose Yee and Hollie Richardson
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stacey abrams
Politics

Why Stacey Abrams is the real hero of the 2020 US election

But it’s not up to Black women to save the world.

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Moya Crockett
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Alexandria Ocasio Cortez
Politics

The Squad share powerful responses to their US election 2020 wins

“Our sisterhood is resilient.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at a rally in Minsk, Belarus ahead of the presidential elections.
People

Meet Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the trailblazing woman inspiring political change in Belarus

Long-term president Alexander Lukashenko may have claimed victory in the Belarusian elections yesterday, but Tikhanovskaya has inspired change.

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Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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Stella Creasy debates Northern Ireland abortion laws in parliament while holding her baby

The Labour MP asked the government what it plans to do about abortion services in Northern Ireland.

Immigration bill: clap for carers is hypcritical
Life

Caroline Nokes should not have to apologise for asking Boris Johnson these questions

She challenged him on the lack of female voices being heard in the pandemic.

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Hollie Richardson
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Rosie Duffield
Life

Rosie Duffield just challenged Boris Johnson over silencing women – this was his reply

Hmmm, is this really an acceptable explanation?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Labour leadership results
People

The Labour leadership result has been announced, and it’s more important now than ever

Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner have been elected.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants you to stay home as much as you can, OK?

And she’s not the only public figure urging people to try social distancing during the pandemic.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

This female politician just expertly schooled the Trump administration on free coronavirus testing

Get it done.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just addressed those presidential rumours in the most inspiring way

“‘Who's gonna save us?’ And the answer is you. The answer is people."

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just shut down a male politician who joked about coronavirus

Nobody gets to make wisecracks in poor taste on her watch.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has no time for Donald Trump's racist taunts
People

Everyone’s mad at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez because of one, tiny tweet

AOC dared to celebrate Elizabeth Warren’s comedic dancing on Saturday Night Live and the trolls could not cope.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Layla Moran
People

Why Layla Moran’s decision to run as Liberal Democrat leader is so important

The Oxford West and Abingdon MP announced her decision to stand for Liberal Democrat leader during her appearance on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on Sunday.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

What Hillary said to Bill when he told her about Monica Lewinsky

The Clintons are opening up about the 1998 scandal in a new documentary.

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Jessica Rapana
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Opinion

Elizabeth Warren out of presidential race: why is being a woman never enough?

Male authority is always preferred because it’s all we’ve ever known, says US writer Alicia Lutes

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Alicia Lutes
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Jess Phillips online abuse
People

Jess Phillips wants us to know the names of women killed by domestic violence

“I saw the sirens and heard the roar, and knew I would have to read out her name.”

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Hollie Richardson
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IVF fertility Twitter thread
Life

This MP has a personal message for every woman who worries about fertility and IVF

“I want to say to these women that you are not alone…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Jessica Rapana
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Elizabeth Warren, a grown woman, can decide for herself whether to drop out of the race

Hey Twitter, stop telling the Democratic presidential candidate what to do.

Emily Maitlis on Newsnight
Life

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

From Brexit side eye to pressing Prince Andrew.

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Hollie Richardson
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