Women

Fighting for justice for women in a system that's rigged against them
Justice

Fighting for justice for women in a system that's rigged against them

Harriet Wistrich's new book, Sister in Law, describes some of the significant cases she has fought over three decades
Domestic abuse soars by 38% when England lose. This Euros, we need change
'no more years of hurt' on a scarf - women's aid domestic abuse at the euros campaign imagery
Teresa Parker

Domestic abuse soars by 38% when England lose. This Euros, we need change

Women and girls across Britain are in crisis. The next government must act – and fast
secretary of state for women and girls/ women's rights protest
Indy Cross

Women and girls across Britain are in crisis. The next government must act – and fast

Period poverty: Homeless women forced to steal tampons or use old clothes as period products
Homelessness

Period poverty: Homeless women forced to steal tampons or use old clothes as period products

We need more women MPs – but we can't just expect women to stand for election. We must act
Lyanne Nicholl

We need more women MPs – but we can't just expect women to stand for election. We must act

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks
homeless women are counted in the women's rough sleeping census
Homelessness

Number of women sleeping rough on England's street may be nine times higher than government thinks

'The pain was too much': Black woman says she almost died in childbirth due to 'racial prejudices'
black woman's healthcare/ tessa
Health

'The pain was too much': Black woman says she almost died in childbirth due to 'racial prejudices'

Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley
Women and water
Books

Top 5 books about women and water, chosen by The Tidal Year author Freya Bromley

Police failings over Sarah Everard's killer shows how we're still failing survivors of sexual offences
Verity Nevitt

Police failings over Sarah Everard's killer shows how we're still failing survivors of sexual offences

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis
baby banks/ thea
Mother's Day

How baby banks are fighting child poverty and empowering mums in the cost of living crisis

Sarah Everard: How many more women will be killed before crimes are taken seriously?
Sarah Everard vigil
Amy Bowdrey

Sarah Everard: How many more women will be killed before crimes are taken seriously?

'There was no way out': Survivors of domestic abuse forced to stay with abusers or face destitution
domestic abuse/ trapped
Cost of living crisis

'There was no way out': Survivors of domestic abuse forced to stay with abusers or face destitution

Domestic abuse is escalating in the cost of living crisis. We need urgent change
domestic abuse
Abigial Ampofo

Domestic abuse is escalating in the cost of living crisis. We need urgent change

We need to stop hoping for a cure and prevent women and girls from facing poverty and abuse
Indy Cross

We need to stop hoping for a cure and prevent women and girls from facing poverty and abuse

Banks must stop financing oil and gas as women face the worst impacts of the climate crisis
women climate crisis/ banks
Zahra Hdidou

Banks must stop financing oil and gas as women face the worst impacts of the climate crisis

'We felt like absolute stars': Behind the 1971 women's football World Cup the world forgot
women's football/ team
Sport

'We felt like absolute stars': Behind the 1971 women's football World Cup the world forgot

Vagina Museum: We need to smash taboos around menopause – the stigma has gone on too long
menopause/ pussy power
Zoe Williams

Vagina Museum: We need to smash taboos around menopause – the stigma has gone on too long

France just made abortion a constitutional right – so why is UK's abortion law so backward?
Abortion

France just made abortion a constitutional right – so why is UK's abortion law so backward?

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

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
Acid attack survivor
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?

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