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I felt thoroughly British as a teen – until I put on a hijab and became visibly Muslim
Nadeine Asbali

I felt thoroughly British as a teen – until I put on a hijab and became visibly Muslim

Veiled Threat features vignettes from a decade and a half as a visible Muslim in Britain
Women share harrowing accounts of painful NHS hysteroscopies: 'I begged the doctor to stop'
Health

Women share harrowing accounts of painful NHS hysteroscopies: 'I begged the doctor to stop'

We've had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can't afford to keep going
mother's uncovered
Maggie Gordon-Walker

We've had to pause our life-saving work helping new mums – we simply can't afford to keep going

'I saw my arm melting': Acid attack survivor on hope, making change and new Rankin campaign
Violence against women

'I saw my arm melting': Acid attack survivor on hope, making change and new Rankin campaign

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Women, family and children
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Women, family and children

Gathering: Women of Colour on Nature review – natural highs from our natural world
Books

Gathering: Women of Colour on Nature review – natural highs from our natural world

'This Victorian-era law isn't fit for purpose': Is abortion finally going to be decriminalised?
A protester holds a 'My body, my choice' placard.
Abortion

'This Victorian-era law isn't fit for purpose': Is abortion finally going to be decriminalised?

Meet the 'Queenagers' breathing life into the travel industry: 'You've got to go for it'
A woman poses beside pyramids
the future of travel

Meet the 'Queenagers' breathing life into the travel industry: 'You've got to go for it'

'Being over-sexualised as a teen has grave consequences': NXKXTA on grooming and the Lolita myth
NXKXTA

'Being over-sexualised as a teen has grave consequences': NXKXTA on grooming and the Lolita myth

From prison to cakes: The bakery changing the lives of London's most disadvantaged women
montey/ luminary bakery
Barriers to work

From prison to cakes: The bakery changing the lives of London's most disadvantaged women

I care for my husband and mum full-time, 24/7. The UK government thinks I'm worth £10 a day
Katy Styles

I care for my husband and mum full-time, 24/7. The UK government thinks I'm worth £10 a day

GB News slammed as Laurence Fox suspended over 'misogynistic attack' on female journalist
gb news
GB News

GB News slammed as Laurence Fox suspended over 'misogynistic attack' on female journalist

As the Lionesses played in the World Cup Final, this tournament showed how women’s football tackles homelessness
The Lionesses put the spotlight on women's football but the Street Soccer Nations Cup showed how women's football helps to tackle homelessness
Football world cup

As the Lionesses played in the World Cup Final, this tournament showed how women’s football tackles homelessness

Top 5 books on British women in sport, chosen by Suzanne Wrack
Alex Scott wearing yellow in front of Japanese neon signs
recommended

Top 5 books on British women in sport, chosen by Suzanne Wrack

The Mother sees Jennifer Lopez take the well-worn path from A-list to badass babe
Jennifer Lopez and Lucy Paez in The Mother
Review

The Mother sees Jennifer Lopez take the well-worn path from A-list to badass babe

Clean Break: A theatre company for women in the criminal justice system
Deborah Bruce and director Róisín McBrinn in rehearsal for Dixon and Daughters
women’s prisons

Clean Break: A theatre company for women in the criminal justice system

As ever, it is women who are left to carry the load
Iceland loans
Paul McNamee

As ever, it is women who are left to carry the load

The Long Form by Kate Briggs: Profoundly ambiguous, wonderfully unstructured
The Long Form book cover
review

The Long Form by Kate Briggs: Profoundly ambiguous, wonderfully unstructured

Freema Agyeman: 'I miss a good pub and I miss a good queue'
Freema Agyeman
Dreamland

Freema Agyeman: 'I miss a good pub and I miss a good queue'

'Periods are not an illness': Spain just became the first country in Europe to introduce menstrual leave
Global solutions

'Periods are not an illness': Spain just became the first country in Europe to introduce menstrual leave

It's time universal credit is paid differently so women in a controlling relationship can leave their abuser
domestic abuse/ universal credit
Jess Southgate

It's time universal credit is paid differently so women in a controlling relationship can leave their abuser

Top 5 books about female friendships, chosen by Salma El-Wardany
Woman at sunset
recommended

Top 5 books about female friendships, chosen by Salma El-Wardany

Sinead Gleeson interview: 'Music has often been regarded as men's work'
illustration of female musicians
Music

Sinead Gleeson interview: 'Music has often been regarded as men's work'

Re-Sisters by Cosey Fanni Tutti review: The women undermined and ostracised in their time
Cosey Fanni Tutti performs in Berlin
Book reviews

Re-Sisters by Cosey Fanni Tutti review: The women undermined and ostracised in their time

Top 5 books on migration by women, chosen by Sophie Buchaillard
syrian migrants
Top 5 books

Top 5 books on migration by women, chosen by Sophie Buchaillard