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    How Spotify’s new tool is raising the visibility of women in the music industry

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    The true story of the WWI footballer and lesbian icon who scored 1,000 goals

    Lily Parr was one of many women to play professional football during WWI and the greatest player of her era.

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    Meet the women behind the UK’s first female-led underground radio station

    Foundation FM is here to shake up the airwaves

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    Moya Lothian-McLean
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    Why 120 of the world’s most important female MPs are gathering in London today

    In the words of Theresa May: “A woman’s place is in elected office.”

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    Moya Crockett
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    How Emma Thompson showed her support for women while becoming a dame

    We see your Equal Pay badge, Dame Emma.

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    Susan Devaney
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    “Why British women should be inspired by the results of the US midterms”

    They happened on the other side of the world – but the US midterm elections can teach us an important lesson about women and politics.

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    Moya Crockett
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    How women’s football emerged from the munitions factories of WWI

    Read the untold story of the women who stepped into the mens’ shoes in the factories and on the football pitch, too.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “Why I’m fighting Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts”

    Stylist’s Woman of the Week is Sarah Ewart, who was forced to travel to England for a termination after her baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Your 2018 Feminist Calendar: protests, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

    Celebrate, educate and get irate at these events, into autumn and beyond.

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    Moya Crockett
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    This is how you could appear on Stylist’s most popular careers page

    Want to star in Work/Life? Here’s how.

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    Moya Crockett
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    From Louis C.K’s protesters to Zoë Kravitz: the women making waves this week

    Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change in the past seven days

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    How you can join the fight to get a woman on the new £50 note

    The British public will get to have a say in whose face will grace the banknote, and we think it should be a woman.

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    This is why Beyoncé’s 2018 Halloween costume was so important

    She paid tribute to one of the greatest athletes of all time – who risks fading from memory

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    Moya Lothian-McLean
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    The Haunting of Hill House’s author Shirley Jackson was an overlooked genius

    Jackson was one of the 20th century’s greatest horror authors – but today, her proto-feminist writing is largely forgotten.

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    Moya Crockett
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    The true story of Queen Nanny, rebel leader and Jamaican National Hero

    In 18th century Jamaica, an escaped slave named Queen Nanny led a revolt against the British.

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    Marai Larasi
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    How to nominate an inspiring woman from history for her own blue plaque

    Just 14% of London’s blue plaques celebrate women – but you could change that.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Meet the spatial designer who puts feminism at the heart of her work

    Lucy Sanderson is one of the women behind the redesign of London’s Feminist Library.

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    Moya Crockett
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    From Icelandic protesters to Meghan Markle: the women making waves this week

    Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • High jumper Alice Coachman was the first black woman to win a gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1948.
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    The incredible true story of the first black woman to win gold at the Olympics

    Alice Coachman made history at the 1948 Olympic Games – but her hometown’s white mayor still refused to shake her hand.

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    “Why we launched the UK’s only festival for black women and girls”

    Stylist’s Women of the Week are Paula Akpan and Nicole Crentsil, the founders of Black Girl Fest.

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    Moya Crockett
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  • Altheia Jones-LeCointe | Black Panther, Mangrove Nine member, inspiration
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    “Remembering Altheia Jones-LeCointe, the UK’s forgotten civil rights activist”

    Writer Danielle Dash on why she will forever be inspired by the radical and courageous Dr Jones-LeCointe.

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    Danielle Dash
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    From the #MeToo founder to a champion cyclist: the women making waves this week

    Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

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    Moya Crockett
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    This pre-Raphaelite muse was Britain’s most visible Victorian woman of colour

    Remembering Fanny Eaton, the Jamaica-born icon held up as an example of perfect beauty.

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    How this woman started the first black ballet company in the UK

    Cassa Pancho talks us through her working day, from morning latte to lights out

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    Hannah Keegan
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    Why this pioneering breast cancer researcher is Stylist’s Woman of the Week

    In conversation with Dr Rachael Natrajan of the Institute of Cancer Research.

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    Moya Crockett
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    “Boys playing a game”: Jess Phillips dismisses the cabinet’s approach to Brexit

    The Labour MP says certain politicians are “using Brexit as a proxy to get what they want”.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Hannah Bardell on the time she bumped into Theresa May in the Commons toilets

    “It was very awkward.”

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    Moya Crockett
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    Should misogyny be a hate crime? Conservative MP Kemi Badenoch doesn’t think so

    “We need to think a little bit more about how we tackle these things.”

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    Moya Crockett
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    Women’s rights are being damaged because of Brexit, says Jess Phillips

    The Labour MP says that Brexit is disrupting legislation that would have helped women

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    Moya Crockett
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    SNP MP Hannah Bardell on what it’s like to experience homophobic abuse

    “So I was walking through my local park not that long ago with my girlfriend, holding hands…”

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    Moya Crockett
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    This is how Conservative MP Kemi Badenoch deals with Twitter abuse

    Online abuse is often hurled at female MPs – and Badenoch says it “changed the way” she uses Twitter.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Jess Phillips on why she prefers Jacob Rees-Mogg to Boris Johnson

    And why she’d “fear for Boris Johnson’s safety” if they had to go on holiday together.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Stylist unveils brand new political TV show: Women of the House

    Watch the first episode – featuring MPs Jess Phillips, Hannah Bardell and Kemi Badenoch – right here

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    Moya Crockett
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    The 10-year-old girl who rallied for world peace in the face of nuclear war

    Remembering the actions and interventions of American peace activist Samantha Smith.

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    Stylist Team
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  • 9 October 2018 is Ada Lovelace Day. Here, we look at her best quotes and key facts about her life.
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    Ada Lovelace’s most inspiring quotes about science, confidence and hard work

    9 October is Ada Lovelace Day, celebrating the contributions of women in STEM.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Meet the woman determined to improve female mental health services in the UK

    Mental health advocate Joyce Kallevik is Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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    Moya Crockett
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    “Why author Zora Neale Hurston is the patron saint of black women”

    The founders of Black Girls Book Club discuss the 20th century writer who introduced them to the concept of ‘black girl magic’.

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    Natalie A Carter and Melissa Cummings-Quarry
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    From Amy Schumer to Nobel Prize winners: the women making waves this week

    Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

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    Moya Crockett
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    This inventor could have revolutionised periods. Why was she ignored?

    The true story of forgotten inventor Mary Davidson Kenner, who created an innovative new menstrual pad in 1956.

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    A woman just won the Nobel Prize for Physics for the first time in 55 years

    She’s also only the third woman in history to be awarded the honour

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    Hannah-Rose Yee
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    “How I’m helping raise the visibility of women in philosophy”

    Stylist’s Woman of the Week is Katherine Jegede, the founder of The Thinking Woman’s Writing Award.

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    Moya Crockett
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    “Why Kenyan environmental activist Wangarĩ Maathai is my biggest inspiration”

    Women’s March organiser Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu pays tribute to the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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    Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu
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    This singer is receiving death threats for performing in her bra

    Pop star Zere is experiencing a backlash after writing an anthem about women’s empowerment.

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    Moya Crockett
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    From Jacinda Ardern to Christine Blasey Ford: the women making waves this week

    Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    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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    The incredible true story of Elsie de Wolfe, the world’s very first interior designer

    “I opened the doors and windows of America, and let the air and sunshine in”

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    Ruth Davidson talks Brexit, pregnancy and whether she wants to be prime minister

    An intimate conversation with Britain’s youngest ever political leader – and the first to be openly gay.

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    Anna Fielding
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    Meet the woman who’s tackling the art world’s shocking lack of gender diversity

    Just 30% of solo shows at London galleries are by female artists. Kate Bryan wants to help change that

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    Moya Crockett
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    A letter from the first militant suffragette has been discovered – read it here

    Working-class suffragette Annie Kenney wrote the letter to her sister after being released from prison.

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    Moya Crockett
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    From Dolly Parton to abortion campaigners: the women making waves this week

    Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change over the last seven days.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    The remarkable true story of Mae Jemison, the first woman of colour in space

    Her list of achievements is truly out of this world

    Posted by
    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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