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Women and girls are still bearing the brunt of the humanitarian crisis and Taliban control in Afghanistan

What is the day-to-day reality for Afghan women and girls right now?

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Amy Beecham
  • How the Taliban’s resurgence in Afghanistan is impacting women, and what can be done to help
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    The latest on how the Taliban’s rule is affecting Afghan women right now

  • Refugee crisis: “I fled Afghanistan with nothing and made a life in the UK – now the government says I’m a criminal”
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    Bahar’s story: “I fled Afghanistan in the back of a truck with nothing”

  • Female ex-police officers are whistleblowing on male violence against women within the force
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    “Sexist and sick”: female ex-police officers are exposing the behaviour of male colleagues

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What life is really like under the Taliban: an Afghan woman who escaped tells her story
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“What life is like under the Taliban”: an Afghan woman who escaped tells her story to Stylist

“I struggle to see any hope for the future.”

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Amy Beecham
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Malala Yousafzai
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Malala on the critical action needed to protect women and girls in Afganistan

“We need to talk more about the solutions right now.”

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Lauren Geall
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UK recession: how will it affect us, and what should we do to protect ourselves?
Life

Not sure how the UK recession impacts you? Read this

Because it’s all too easy to switch off from reports riddled with financial jargon.

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Kayleigh Dray
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The real story behind those ‘Challenge Accepted’ posts on Instagram
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The real story behind those black-and-white selfies on Instagram

Read this before you jump on that ‘Challenge Accepted’ bandwagon.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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The definitive feminist ranking of every single Disney princess

Because not everyone thinks a kiss from Prince Charming equals a ‘happy ever after’.

Margaret Atwood
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Remarkable Women Awards: Margaret Atwood wins Icon of the Year award

The Handmaid's Tale author on what her icon status means to her

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Stylist Team
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“The 264 million women currently living in conflict are more than just a statistic”

We must give women a platform to tell their stories, says Brita Fernandez Schmidt, Executive Director of Women for Women International UK

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Brita Fernandez Schmidt
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 02: Brie Larson attends the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala Presented By Gucci on November 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
People

Brie Larson wore a low-cut top on TV – and misogynists lost their s**t

The Captain Marvel star is once again trending for “gross sexist objectification reasons”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“The real reason we should all be upset about Uber”

Grow up: your bank balance really isn’t what’s at stake here.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Annie Lennox has a powerful message for “western feminists”

She's also spoken about the role Brexit has had in taking away from women's rights issues.

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Megan Murray
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Meghan Markle with Waves for Change charity representative
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Meghan Markle says we are in the middle of a mental health “crisis,” and for good reason

The Duchess of Sussex spoke to journalists on the second day of the South Africa tour.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Michelle Williams just used her Emmys acceptance speech to stand up for women’s rights

It’s been described as the “best speech ever”.

Alyssa Milano
People

Here’s why Alyssa Milano’s abortion story is so important

“I chose. It was my choice. And it was absolutely the right choice for me.”

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Lauren Geall
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Emma Watson on the red carpet at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscars party
People

Emma Watson launches free advice line to help women dealing with workplace sexual harassment

Research suggests that as many as one in two women have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Lauren Geall
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Black and white retro photo of screaming woman
Life

The grossly sexist ads we can’t believe exist in the 21st century

From a sexist Easter egg to a deeply offensive Protein World poster, these adverts all made headlines for the wrong reasons...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Busy Philipps sat on the sofa presenting Busy Tonight, her late night talk show
People

Busy Philipps opened up about having an abortion at 15: here’s why that’s important

“Women and doctors are in the best position to make informed decisions about what is best for them. Nobody else. Nobody.”

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Lauren Geall
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Visible Women

Annie Lennox’s new campaign is a powerful reminder of the true message of International Women’s Day

This 8 March, remember that there are many women for whom equal rights is not their reality

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Visible Women

Stylist editor-in-chief joins Emma Watson to demand protection for women’s rights activists

Some 76 women have asked governments around the world to increase the support for women’s rights organisations and activists speaking out against injustice

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Kayleigh Dray
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How Meghan Markle is using her first royal tour to fight the good feminist fight

The Duchess of Sussex’s schedule has attracted a huge amount of interest – and for good reason

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Why women swallowed abortion pills in protest in Northern Ireland

Robots used by the activists distributed the pills.

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Susan Devaney
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