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Italy’s Giorgia Meloni denies she is anti-women as credentials questioned
Far-right leader posted sexualised clip of herself during election campaign, favours curbs on abortion and is against ‘pink quotas’

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

29, Sep, 2022 @4:00 AM

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It is great that little girls now have role models so they, too, can grow up to be crazed world leaders
Britain has its third female prime minister and Italy is likely to get its first. That’s progress, right? Well, only if you can ignore their policies

Arwa Mahdawi

27, Sep, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Barbara Ehrenreich obituary
American journalist and author of the bestselling Nickel and Dimed, her 2001 memoir of living undercover on the breadline

Eric Homberger

25, Sep, 2022 @5:33 PM

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Astronomer Virginia Trimble: ‘There were 14 women on the Caltech campus when I arrived in 1964’
The veteran scientist reflects on her career as an astronomy prodigy, the face of the Twilight Zone and Richard Feynman’s life model

Zoë Corbyn

17, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Terri Lyne Carrington on her mission to correct jazz history: ‘Women don’t get called geniuses enough’
The best-known book of jazz standards contains 399 pieces written by men and just one by a woman. With the all-female New Standards, the pioneering drummer-bandleader is undoing the idea of jazz as a boys’ club

Kate Hutchinson

15, Sep, 2022 @2:00 PM

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A faith in fabric: can Farwa Moledina’s art change perceptions of Muslim women?
Drawing on Islamic design, the Birmingham-based artist offers detailed, colourful depictions of female strength, bravery and independence

Kadish Morris

12, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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A feminist? Perhaps not. But the Queen helped to show women what was possible | Rachel Cooke
At a time when men still wielded all the power, the young Elizabeth was a vital role model. It meant, at least, one female in official photographs

Rachel Cooke

11, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘May the best spy win’: Australia’s intelligence chiefs open up on cyber threats – and feminism
ASD boss says cyber environment has become ‘messy’ since Ukraine conflict and laments ‘concrete block’ for women

Tory Shepherd

02, Sep, 2022 @6:52 AM

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Works by Mexican writer Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz recovered from auction
Two books containing 17th-century works by pioneering feminist poet and nun saved from US auction and returned to Spain

Sam Jones in Madrid

31, Aug, 2022 @4:16 PM

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‘Police don’t produce safety’: the Black feminist scholars fighting for abolition
Mariame Kaba and Andrea J Ritchie on their new book and their vision for a prison-free world: ‘Let’s take money from death and put it toward life’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

29, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I could not get out of Britain fast enough’: Amanda de Cadenet on tabloid bullies, teenage fame and making it in the US
She was dubbed ‘the wild child’ in the UK when she presented The Word in the early 90s – and left scarred by the experience. After fleeing across the Atlantic, she reinvented herself, as a feminist activist, photographer, talkshow host and now a podcaster

Hadley Freeman

24, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Girlboss’ used to suggest a kind of role model. How did it become a sexist putdown? | Martha Gill
Even feminists seem to expect women who succeed in a man’s world to be caring too

Martha Gill

21, Aug, 2022 @7:30 AM

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