Visible Women

Covering everything from the suffragettes to modern day feminist activists and inspirational women

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    Your 2019 Feminist Calendar: protests, panels and exhibitions celebrating the sisterhood

Latest Stories

Nikita Parris: Women's World Cup interview
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Exclusive: Lioness Nikita Parris on why success isn’t all about winning

“We didn’t win, but we changed a lot for young girls in England,” says Lioness Nikita Parris.

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Hollie Richardson
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These are the feminist pioneers receiving their medical degrees 150 years after they enrolled

The posthumous awards will honour the first female students enrolled at any UK university.

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Lauren Geall
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Murdered Labour MP Jo Cox
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Three years after her death, Jo Cox’s feminist legacy lives on

On the third anniversary of the Labour MP’s murder, she is still empowering women in a tangible way.

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Catherine Anderson
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Stylist editor-in-chief joins Jess Phillips to call for an end to sexual harassment at work

Some 43 people have signed a letter demanding that the UK government do more to protect the rights of women in the workforce.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Hollie Richardson
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Anti-FGM campaigners Nimco Ali and Leila Hussein just got the huge recognition they deserve

“FGM was a ridiculous thing that happened to me”

Women suffragette
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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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Scenes in Dublin after Ireland's abortion referendum
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One year after Ireland’s abortion referendum, we asked women how life has changed

Pro-choice activists, a politician and a doctor reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months.

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Moya Crockett
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Suranne Jones in Gentleman Jack
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Gentleman Jack fans, the show has already been confirmed for a second season

The new episodes will once again draw their storylines from Anne Lister's secret diaries.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Women’s World Cup: Alex Greenwood’s plan for the start and future of the Lionesses

The Manchester United captain speaks to Stylist

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Hollie Richardson
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Jess Phillips
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Why rape comments directed at Jess Phillips need to stop being reported as ‘jokes’

The Labour MP is still being subjected to vile rape comments

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Hollie Richardson
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Lyra McKee remembered at her funeral
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Art becomes activism with a mural dedicated to murdered journalist Lyra McKee

Artists have dedicated a wall piece to Lyra in Belfast

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Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Jess Phillips responds to rape comments targeted at her, again

“What do women have to do to end this?”

W Series driver Sabre Cook ready to race
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The new feminist motorsport series

The W Series is set to transform motorsports and make women racing drivers more visible in a big way

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Hannah Mendelsohn
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Women's Equality Party leader Mandu Reid
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Women’s Equality Party leader Mandu Reid on class, childcare and going after UKIP

The new leader of the Women’s Equality Party tells Stylist how she plans to navigate the choppy waters of politics and feminism.

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Moya Crockett
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Netflix’s Knock Down the House reveals a very different side to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Stylist speaks to Rachel Lears about what it was like to direct one of the most talked-about documentaries of 2019.

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Moya Crockett
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From climate change to democracy: how women became the driving force for change

Women, we get the job done.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Jacinda Ardern
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How Jacinda Ardern paid tribute to Jo Cox in her most recent speech

“There is more that unites us than divides us.”

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Moya Crockett
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greta thunberg
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All hail Greta Thunberg, the teenager who makes me want to be a better adult

I thought I was doing enough in the fight against climate change. I was wrong.

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Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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Remembering Lyra McKee, a courageous woman killed while doing her job

Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead during riots in Londonderry on Thursday. We should never forget her name.

Greta Thunberg
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has an important message for UK politicians

The 16-year-old Swedish eco activist is due to meet with politicians in London this week.

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Moya Crockett
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