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Letters: The poll tax riots worked. It's time to re-harness the power of protest
Poll Tax protest in Trafalgar Square
Letters

Letters: The poll tax riots worked. It's time to re-harness the power of protest

A reader asks where are the crowds standing up to protest against the inequality that's destroying our society?
Letters: Let's oust Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Latin minister for the 18th century
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Letters

Letters: Let's oust Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Latin minister for the 18th century

Women feel 'violated and traumatised' by painful hysteroscopies – and say the NHS misinformed them
Portrait of Katharyne Tylko, aged 68, of Bath, who is co-founder of the Campaign Against Painful Hysteroscopy
Special report

Women feel 'violated and traumatised' by painful hysteroscopies – and say the NHS misinformed them

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

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

A mother felt 'stripped of humanity' when her baby was taken away. There was 'no support' from public services
Inequality

A mother felt 'stripped of humanity' when her baby was taken away. There was 'no support' from public services

How to make your workplace menopause friendly
Serious mature 60 year old businesswoman using laptop with young indian female and businessman mentor signing contract in office at meeting.
Work better

How to make your workplace menopause friendly

Employers must do more to keep experienced women in work, businesses and MPs told
Equal rights

Employers must do more to keep experienced women in work, businesses and MPs told

Thousands march for abortion reform on Saturday following jail sentence for mother
A protester holds a 'My body, my choice' placard.
Activism

Thousands march for abortion reform on Saturday following jail sentence for mother

Abortion is not fully legal in the UK, despite what we may think. That needs to change.
Hannah Barham-Brown

Abortion is not fully legal in the UK, despite what we may think. That needs to change.

8 in 10 women say stigma around periods has held them back in their career
Woman taking a menstrual cup out of the bag.
Menstruation

8 in 10 women say stigma around periods has held them back in their career

4 things bosses can do this International Women’s Day instead of pink logos and hashtags
International Women's Day

4 things bosses can do this International Women’s Day instead of pink logos and hashtags

'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

Menopause policies would keep women in work. Why won't the government listen?
Elizabeth Carr-Ellis

Menopause policies would keep women in work. Why won't the government listen?

What the US Supreme Court needs to know about the path to motherhood
Books

What the US Supreme Court needs to know about the path to motherhood

Book reviews: Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel, and The Drowned Forest by Angela Barry
pregnant woman
Books

Book reviews: Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel, and The Drowned Forest by Angela Barry