Women

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Please make use of the life-saving smear tests we fought for | Letter
Letter: Helen Keating on efforts by her and the Guardian to raise awareness of cervical screening

Letters

25, Feb, 2021 @5:34 PM

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'Readers want the victims’ stories': the writers exposing sexual abuse in France
France’s response to #MeToo was unenthusiastic but its attitude towards sex is coming under increasing scrutiny in a wave of memoirs alleging abuse

Fleur Macdonald

25, Feb, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Malawi MPs debate bill to liberalise abortion laws as churches oppose
Law would widen strict rules in country where thousands suffer complications from unsafe terminations

Charles Pensulo in Lilongwe

25, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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'I thought it was going to break me': Covid's brutal toll on working mothers
Mothers who have been laid off, pushed out or unable to find work describe battling circumstances far beyond their control

Katherine Goldstein

24, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Kate Humble on walking – and how to improve it: ‘The rhythm is really good for your brain’
The TV presenter thinks our newfound love of walking will persist after lockdown. She talks about hiking around Britain’s coast, the joy of newborn lambs and the true meaning of liberation

Emine Saner

24, Feb, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Number of FTSE 100 female directors rises by 50% in five years
Women now make up one in three boardroom roles at 350 top UK firms after review achieves target

Joanna Partridge

23, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Nude selfies: are they now art?
Lockdown has triggered a boom in the exchange of intimate shots – and now a new book called Sending Nudes is celebrating the pleasures and perils of baring all to the camera

Claire Armitstead

23, Feb, 2021 @4:11 PM

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Sally Bayley: what Shakespeare taught me about my family
Falstaff, Mistress Quickly and the fairy rulers of A Midsummer Night’s Dream helped the author through a traumatic childhood and feature in her memoir No Boys Play Here

Claire Armitstead

23, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Reporting on WTO's first female head 'sexist and racist', say African UN leaders
Coverage of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala criticised by group who say such attitudes ‘discourage women from taking on leadership positions’

Liz Ford

23, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Women continue to carry the load when it comes to unpaid work | Greg Jericho
It is good that men have increased their workload since Covid, but the reality remains that women have increased theirs by more

Greg Jericho

22, Feb, 2021 @4:30 PM

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'People think it’s some weird rite of passage': standing up to sexual harassment in comedy
Live comedy’s lack of regulation has enabled sexist and predatory behaviour but a group of female standups have ambitious plans to overhaul the industry

Rachael Healy

22, Feb, 2021 @11:16 AM

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Getting an abortion on Guam requires a $1,000, eight-hour flight. A lawsuit could change that
The ACLU is suing the US territory over restrictive laws that block people from accessing telemedicine medication abortions

Michelle Broder Van Dyke in Honolulu

22, Feb, 2021 @11:00 AM

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