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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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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)
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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”.

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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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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 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.

Michelle Williams
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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”.

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Lauren Geall
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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

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)
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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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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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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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Watch: Michelle Obama delivers the speech we all needed to hear in 2018

“I was one of those girls”

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Susan Devaney
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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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Life

Northern Irish women to be given free access to abortions in England

It currently costs up to £900 to have a termination in some parts of the UK

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Jasmine Andersson
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Trump-backed bill banning abortion past 20 weeks passes House vote

The White House “strongly supports” the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

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These are all the things women in Saudi can't do

Women can now drive, but the fight for equality continues…

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