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"Why I feel sorry for Kate Middleton and her fresh-faced hospital exit"

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    Why it matters that Jacinda Ardern wore a Māori cloak to Buckingham Palace

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    What can we expect from the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale?

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    “Why every new mum should be offered mental health support on the NHS”

    After getting a fourth-degree vaginal tear, one woman was left traumatised and unable to leave the house

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    An open letter to all sexual assault survivors

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    “Why Beyoncé's historic Coachella performance was so important”

    Beyoncé is the first black woman, and the second woman of any race, to headline the music festival

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    “The Ant McPartlin case proves we have double standards around drinking”

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    “Why we should never forget the Holocaust”

    Research shows 22% of millennials have never heard of the Holocaust

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    The sales of online abortion pills have risen rapidly. Here’s why

    Ireland has seen a staggering 190% increase in the use of abortion pills in the last year alone

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    Found yourself obsessing over a baby you have no connection to? You’re not the only one…

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    Laura Bates on why we urgently need better sex education in schools

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    Some women are already withdrawing their legal cases in light of the trial.

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    The most important moments from Stormy Daniels’ 60 Minutes interview

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    Why are so many women turning their backs on the pill?

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    This is how it feels to be silenced by a non-disclosure agreement

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    "We need to stop telling the same story that men like sex more than women and that sex is something dirty and embarrassing"

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    "In fact, the primary running theme throughout the show’s eight episodes is confidence"

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    "There has been a real shift, and women are reclaiming the narrative"

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    Everything you need to know about the Eighth Amendment

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    Why women's movements must not forget the rest of the world

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    Discriminating against women in job interviews is illegal - so why is it still happening?

    Hiring women who might choose to get pregnant is seen as a "risk" by employers

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    Is it possible to have a truly feminist wedding?

    Can a woman who’s fought for equality still be comfortable as a bride?

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