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Tampon tax

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

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Hollie Richardson
  • Kamala Harris
    People

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

  • stacey abrams
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    Why Stacey Abrams is the real hero of the 2020 US election

  • Alexandria Ocasio Cortez
    Politics

    The Squad share powerful responses to their US election 2020 wins

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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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Stella Creasy
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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.

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Hollie Richardson
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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?

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

Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner have been elected.

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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
People

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

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

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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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.

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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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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Elizabeth Warren during a speech in front of an American flag
Opinion

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.

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Jessica Rapana
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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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Former congresswoman Katie Hill
People

This US politician was forced to resign after her nudes were leaked – now she is writing a book

Katie Hill’s resignation speech went viral last year, and she still has a lot more to say.

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Jessica Rapana
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Lisa Nandy talks bad landlords, social media anxiety and Britney Spears

The Labour leadership candidate tells Stylist what she’d do for women in the UK if elected – and shares her love of “uncool” 90s pop.

People

Yes, Elizabeth Warren was “angry” at the Democratic debate – we all are

She took down Bloomberg, raised hundreds of thousands in donations and silenced her critics.

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