women in politics

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    Life

    Millennial MP Zarah Sultana is sounding the alarm about student loan debt

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    People

    Angela Rayner has a powerful message for the person who class-shamed her

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    The world’s youngest prime minister is calling for four-day work weeks

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This video of Stella Creasy and her baby in parliament is such an important watch

Ellie Reeves and Kemi Badenoch also took their babies.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sanna Marin, the world's youngest prime minister
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World's youngest prime minister, Sanna Marin, mocked as “sales girl”

Prejudice in politics shows no sign of abating – especially if you happen to be a young woman.

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Jess Phillips’ response to the leadership question gives a strong message to women in politics

“Of course someone like me could be leader…”

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Best female political journalists.
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28 brilliant female political journalists to follow immediately

Because these are turbulent times, people.

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Surprise, surprise: many more women than men want Trump to be impeached

With female voters set to decide the 2020 election, this statistic could be a telling indicator of things to come.

Labour MP Stella Creasy
People

Stella Creasy’s birth announcement features a rather clever political pun

The Labour candidate announced the birth of her baby daughter on Instagram this morning (28 November).

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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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Life

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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People

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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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.

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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People

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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Meghan Markle
Life

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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Hollie Richardson
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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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Anna Brech
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Jess Phillips online abuse
People

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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Hollie Richardson
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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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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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Hannah-Rose Yee
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