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    10 fascinating women engraved on the Millicent Fawcett statue

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 23/4/18

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    Meet the woman producing a UK-wide parade celebrating women’s suffrage

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    The world’s top environmental awards were dominated by these incredible women

    Six courageous female eco-activists have been recognised as “grassroots environmental heroes”.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 20/4/18

    Women teaching each other to drive, gender parity in science and more

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    This Netflix documentary tells the untold story of NASA's women astronauts

    Mercury 13 tells the story of 13 female astronauts

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    Emily Reynolds
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    TIME's most influential people list has a record number of women

    The list also features its youngest ever entry

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    Emily Reynolds
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 19/4/18

    Record numbers of Nepalese women climb Everest, US women secure breastfeeding victory in the Senate, and more

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    She was the first woman ever to run a marathon. Now, she’s taking on London

    Talking sexism, sports and the Sixties with record-breaking 71-year-old athlete Kathrine Switzer.

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    Star Wars just got its first black female director

    May the force be with Victoria Mahoney.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 18/4/18

    Hunger strikes against India’s rape laws, protests against plastic surgery in South Korea, and more

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 17/4/18

    From the possibility of a woman on Mars to female journalist winning the Pulitzer prize

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    How to talk about your achievements while asking for a raise

    Ask others for feedback, pretend you’re talking about someone else and know when to keep quiet.

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    Moya Crockett
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    8 women tell us how they learned to big themselves up in the workplace

    Women have shied away from our own successes for too long. Here’s why unleashing your ego is the way ahead.

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    The true story of Grace O’Malley, a fearless Irish pirate who ruled the seas

    O’Malley’s daring feats on the waves in the 16th century made her an Irish naval folk hero.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 16/4/18

    Former FBI director says Trump treats women like “pieces of meat”, Somali-British poet is named young people’s laureate for London, and more

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    Moya Crockett
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    How female Victorian inventors used fashion to protect women cyclists

    “These inventions are just some of the fascinating ways early female cyclists responded to challenges to their freedom of movement”

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    Emily Reynolds
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    The writer encouraging us to have difficult conversations about fertility

    Our Woman of the Week is author and advocate Jessica Hepburn, the woman behind London’s Fertility Fest.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 13/4/18

    Thai women fight sexist victim-blaming, indigenous trans women find community in Colombia, and more

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    The trailer for Elle Fanning’s Mary Shelley biopic will make you want to smash the patriarchy

    “I have a fire in my soul, and I will no longer allow you or anyone else to contain it”

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    Kayleigh Dray
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 12/4/18

    An ovarian cancer breakthrough, a disturbing US abortion bill, and more

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    Moya Crockett
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    These 8 inspiring women’s projects just won £600,000 in government funding

    They were awarded the money as part of the government’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 11/4/18

    The world’s most admired women are revealed, Tanzanian girls get vaccinated against cervical cancer, and more

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 10/4/18

    From Lauren Mayberry saving a female rock school from closure to an historic vote on buffering zones outside abortion clinics.

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    Susan Devaney
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    Remembering Edmonia Lewis, the female sculptor who defied the rules

    She was a celebrated artist of colour at a time when slavery dominated American life.

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    NPR has selected its 150 best albums by women

    If your Spotify library needs a refresh, look no further.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Why Sandra Oh was surprised to be cast in Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s new drama

    As an actress of colour, she didn’t expect to be offered the lead role in Killing Eve.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 9/4/18

    Trans women given OK to race in Boston Marathon, Northern Irish council debates abortion pills, and more

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    Clemantine Wamariya experienced the Rwandan genocide, but she is not a victim

    The author and advocate is Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 6/4/18

    A cycling club helps woman regain independence, a domestic abuse charity criticises TOWIE, and more

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    Moya Crockett
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    “British women should be inspired by our US sisters – and stand for election”

    “They might have been spurred on by the election of a self-described pussy grabber, but it’s not as if we don’t have our own things to be furious about.”

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    Moya Crockett
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    The innovative woman artist who created every UK road sign

    Designer Margaret Calvert created signs and symbols we see every day – but she has been largely forgotten.

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    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 5/4/18

    The woman poisoned in a nerve attack in Salisbury speaks out, Japanese women are banned from the sumo ring, and more

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 4/4/18

    Updates on the gender pay gap, a woman marches for her missing husband in China, and more

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    Moya Crockett
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    Remembering the wit and wisdom of Maya Angelou

    On what would have been the writer and activist’s 90th birthday, we look back at her most life-affirming quotes.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 3/4/18

    From a feminist emoji in China to Ryanair's gender pay gap...

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    Susan Devaney
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    This Michelin-starred chef wants to see more mothers in professional kitchens

    Elizabeth Allen Haigh is Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 29/3/18

    Women senators call for action on sexual harassment, Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan, and more

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    The photo series dispelling the myth that Muslim women can’t be career-orientated

    ‘Trailblazing Muslim Women’ celebrates the achievements of Muslim women in the workplace.

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    Salma Haidrani
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    Remembering Dorothy Lawrence, the secret soldier who fought in the Somme

    The first female war correspondent is this week’s Forgotten Woman.

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    Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since Taliban shooting

    “It’s the happiest day of my life. I still can’t believe it’s happening.”

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 28/3/18

    The women attacked by John Worboys win their high court challenge, Harvey Weinsten's ex-assistant speaks out, and more

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    Megan Murray
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 26/3/18

    Black Panther’s 92-year-old star shares her advice for changing careers, the cost of violence against women is revealed, and more

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    Faeeza Vaid is here to prove that Islam and feminism are not mutually exclusive

    The executive director of Muslim Women’s Network UK is our Woman of the Week.

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    Watch: 11-year-old girl demands that the world stop ignoring murdered women of colour

    “I am here to say never again for those girls,” says Naomi Wadler

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 23/3/18

    Women in Poland rise up for reproductive rights, record numbers of black women run for office in Alabama, and more

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    Margot Robbie to make Shakespearean TV drama written from female perspectives

    The series will “showcase unique, distinctly female voices in writing”.

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 22/3/18

    The Foreign Office appoints its first black female high commissioner, a #MeToo reality show is in production, and more

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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 21/3/18

    Schoolgirls are freed by Boko Haram, women’s studies students are editing Wikipedia, and more

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    Moya Crockett
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    How Twitter solved the mystery of the black woman scientist in an old photo

    People thought that Sheila Minor was ‘support staff’ – but she was so much more.

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    Germaine Greer says #MeToo campaigners are potential “career rapees”

    In tonight’s Women’s Daily Dispatch.

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    Moya Crockett
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    Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 19/3/18

    An all-woman sailing crew, an app designed to protect women and more

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    Emily Reynolds
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    Meet the 20-something campaigning for better food in prisons

    Lucy Vincent, prison food activist and founder of Food Behind Bars, is Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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    Moya Crockett
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