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

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

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Amy Beecham
  • How the situation in Afghanistan is impacting women, and what can be done to help
    News

    Britain has committed to taking in Afghan refugees – but what about the many left behind?

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

  • 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

Latest Stories

The real story behind those ‘Challenge Accepted’ posts on Instagram
Life

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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Frozen 2: Elsa and Anna
Life

The definitive feminist ranking of every single Disney princess

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

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Kayleigh Dray
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Margaret Atwood
People

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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Long Reads

“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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Kayleigh Dray
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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”.

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
People

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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Michelle Williams
People

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

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

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Lauren Geall
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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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...

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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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 18: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a Reception hosted by the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr. Anthony Howard QC at Government House Victoria on October 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. . The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are on their official 16-day Autumn tour visiting cities in Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
People

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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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

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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Beauty

This limited edition red lipstick supports female empowerment

A red lipstick with even more clout than usual

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Jacqueline Kilikita
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Susan Devaney
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Watch: Michelle Obama delivers the speech we all needed to hear in 2018

“I was one of those girls”

Life

Us too: it’s time to make every Harvey Weinstein feel small

Half the world accepted abuse as part of their life and the other half walked around blind

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Anna Fielding
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