Women's Suffrage

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The big problem with calling Meghan Markle’s election comments “political”

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Lauren Geall
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Visible Women

The story of the American suffragette movement is also the story of the UK’s fight

100 years after the US Women’s Voting Rights Amendment was passed, we remember the events that helped shape the movement.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Annette Crosbie as suffragette Clarice Millgrove in Call the Midwife
Long Reads

Why Call The Midwife’s suffragette storyline is so incredibly important

Warning: this article contains spoilers for Call the Midwife

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

A collection of Sylvia Pankhurst paintings has been bought by the Tate

The pictures show women working in mills and potteries

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Emily Reynolds
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Visible Women

The inspiring reason why these London buildings are being renamed after suffragettes

The announcement was made this morning by the Countess of Wessex.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Moya Crockett
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“What happened when Stylist went into a school to talk about gender equality”

If there’s anything scarier than standing up in front of a classroom of 14-year-olds, I’d like to hear about it.

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 28: Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a reception at Government House on October 28, 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand.. 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 Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
Fashion

Why Meghan Markle wore *that* navy dress for her feminist speech

Once again, there’s more to the Duchess of Sussex’s outfit than meets the eye…

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Meghan Markle champions feminism with women’s suffrage speech

The Duchess of Sussex advocates fairness and choice

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Anna Brech
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Life

What does the word ‘power’ really mean to girls in 2018?

We asked our team of girls what their definition of ‘power’ is. Their answers were incredibly insightful…

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Made By Girls
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Visible Women

How you could star in this amazing public artwork celebrating women’s suffrage

Pay tribute to an amazing woman in your life – or yourself – by submitting photos to The Face of Suffrage project.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Hillary Clinton has a new job and she’s absolutely perfect for it

OK, it’s not President of the United States but it’s almost as good

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Visible Women

“Emmeline Pankhurst wasn’t perfect, but she was still a hero”

14 July is Emmeline Pankhurst Day. The leading suffragette was flawed, divisive and autocratic – and we should never forget her.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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This online exhibition takes you behind the scenes of the suffrage movement

The brainchild of Google, Road to Equality celebrates the heroic women who fought for the right to vote.

Visible Women

Michelle Keegan discovers her remarkable connection to Emmeline Pankhurst

How the Our Girl actress reacted when she learned her ancestor was a suffragist

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

10 fascinating women engraved on the Millicent Fawcett statue

From a free-love radical to a disabled militant and an Indian princess

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Moya Crockett
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People

The statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett has been unveiled in London

We spoke to Mayor Sadiq Khan and artist Gillian Wearing about why it’s so important to have a statue of a woman in Parliament Square.

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Stylist Team
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Visible Women

Meet the woman producing a UK-wide parade celebrating women’s suffrage

Stylist’s Woman of the Week is artistic director Helen Marriage, whose company is producing the upcoming Processions march.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

These 8 inspiring women’s projects just won £600,000 in government funding

They were awarded the money as part of the government’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Shola Mos-Shogbamimu has a very important mission for women everywhere

Are you prepared to take the pledge, ladies?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Sue Perkins’ sexual harassment speech is so incredibly powerful

“It is the abusers’ shame to own, not ours”

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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