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🌎💔🇺🇸 Last week, a bill was signed into law in Georgia that is a near-total ban on abortion. This marks the fourth “heartbeat” law to be passed in the United States in the last year - a name that is designed to be emotive. It refers to the first signs of the development of a heart in a fetus at 6 weeks of pregnancy, long before most people know they are pregnant. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🍑💔 Georgia’s bill stands out for going one step further in including personhood language, criminalising not just abortion providers, but also pregnant people for having abortions or even miscarrying. Today, Alabama passed its own law banning abortion except when the health of the mother is at risk. We remember that Savita Halappanavar died in Ireland with the same law on the books. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🇬🇧💔 Currently, women & pregnant people living in Northern Ireland are forced to travel to mainland Britain for abortion care that is illegal in their home country. There will always be people who cannot travel because of domestic violence, immigration status, and disability. People living in Northern Ireland and the USA deserve the dignity of accessing safe, legal & local reproductive healthcare at home. #nowforni These laws won't stop women and pregnant people from having abortions, or from making the best decision for their bodies and families, it will just mean they are forced to do so unsafely and with stigma. #reproductiverightsforall ✊ Please join me in supporting @plannedparenthood @womenhelporg @all4choice @abortionsupportnetwork ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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@teatumjones have joined @goodonyou_app ⭐️ allowing them to vocalise the work they’ve been doing to move towards being a better, pro-social, sustainable and modern brand. ✨ I love that their SS19 collection was inspired by interviews with activists & campaigners (including @jusmarai 💛 ) working to End Violence Against Women & Girls! Our collaboration for @g7 fit like a glove 🧤💚

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April 2019

My dear friend @paris reid painted this for my 29th birthday today ❤️ thank you for all the birthday wishes! I’ve had such a wonderful time already. xoxo

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March 2019

💖 Happy Mother’s Day weekend 💞 If you're in London, last day of Transparent Love exhibition at #BFIFlare is tomorrow. Love these photographs. #TransDayOfVisibility #MothersDay 📸 @amandas_photo

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March 2019

🆘 With the awareness generated by #metoo , there is an increased demand for support services as more people are emboldened to name what happened to them.❣️Rape Crisis Centres❣️offer much-needed support to people who have been assaulted across England and Wales ( @rapecrisisew ), but demand way outstrips supply.❗️This time last year, there were 6,355 survivors on Rape Crisis waiting lists and these can be as long as 14 months.‼️ This means that if a survivor calls to look for support they may be turned away... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⌛️💷 Successive UK governments have failed to fund life-saving services. There are just 44 Rape Crisis Centres in England and Wales. 🎯 But the Istanbul Convention (which our Government will soon ratify ) sets out a minimum provision of support for victims of rape which would require that there be 150 Rape Crisis Centres in England and Wales. 🚨 It’s simply unacceptable that a country like mine falls so far short of the minimum standards set across Europe. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📋❤️✍🏻 So on #IWD2019 , I encourage you to sign Fern’s petition 👆🏻LINK IN BIO👆🏻and demand that Theresa May guarantees sustained 💰 funding for rape crisis support services, 💌 so the survivors of sexual violence can access the support they need. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🔗📋✍🏻 tinyurl.com/FernsPetition ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💪🏻👩🏼 These are the words of 25-year-old Fern Champion, who was raped in 2016 and has launched a petition 💌 asking the Prime Minister to ensure that specialist rape counselling support is always available for everyone who seeks it: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻 💔 “By not adequately funding support services this Government is telling survivors that their recovery does not matter and by extension that they do not matter. When you have been raped, the vital, life-saving counselling should just be there when you need it.” 🙌🏻❤️👏🏻 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ☎️ RAPE CRISIS NATIONAL HELPLINE: 0808 802 9999 (rapecrisis.org.uk )

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March 2019

Whether you’re 🥁marching, 💃🏻dancing, 🌹rising, ✊🏻resisting, 💥protesting, 🚫striking, ❤️uniting or 🎈celebrating, wishing you all a wonderful #internationalwomensday ! 🥰 #IWD2019 #joyfulwarriors

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March 2019

🛍 It's a minefield out there in the fashion world !! Fair trade, organic, sustainable, ethical, vegan, carbon neutral, artisanal, fast fashion, slow fashion. What does it all mean?! 🤷🏼‍♀️ Does it matter? What matters most? How do I choose? What is green washing? Which information or recommendations do I trust? 🥳 I was SO happy (and relieved! ) to find the @goodonyou_app team because their app made the information easy and accessible for me. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ They take into account information from over 50 certification schemes, standard systems and NGO rating projects. Then they break down and rate brands based on their impact on 🧵 labour, 🌳 the environment and 🐑 animals, rating them either 'Great', 'Good', 'It's a Start', 'Not Good Enough' and 'We Avoid'. They also suggest ethical alternatives to anything you might be looking for. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Their articles are also brilliant, up to date and on the button. You can also favourite any brands you want to remember. 🤳🏼👩🏼‍💻 Check them out 😎

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March 2019

🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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March 2019

🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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March 2019

🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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March 2019

🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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March 2019

🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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🌻✨✌🏻 So honoured to be working alongside Nobel Peace Laureates @nadia_murad_taha , @drdenismukwege @ouidedbouchamaoui , and other 🧠 thought leaders, 🌈 creatives and 🌱💪🏻 campaigners such as @AranyaJohar Assia Benziane @missaissa as part of the Gender Equality Council advising the G7 this year during the French Presidency. 💐 It's a source of sadness to us all that Nasrin Sotoudeh can only participate in absentia. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🤲🏻💞 Together we’ll be continuing the work of the first Council convened last year in Canada and will be pushing G7 states and others to do more to make gender equality a reality at home and abroad. ⏰ At a time when many might feel a loss of confidence in politicians and the state, it's easy to forget how vital 🗳 national governments and👩🏼‍⚖️ legislation are in the ⚙️ wheel of factors that create meaningful and lasting change.♟📰 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ❤️🚨 Disengaging is quite simply not an option when in many parts of the world, we're seeing roll-backs 🕰🔙 on women and girls' rights and 🚫💰 cutbacks and corrosions to the basic state services that guarantee these rights. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙋🏼‍♀️ As a Council, we’ll be recommending ways that states can improve their laws 🔎📜✍🏻 to strengthen women’s rights and will be encouraging them to make new commitments to ensure accountability and access to justice. 🗣⚖️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🏃🏼‍♀️💨 The clock is ticking though and we have a lot of work to do before the G7 meets in the summer, ⏳☀️ but I'm excited to work alongside so many experts I admire, and to learn from my Council colleagues and the civil society groups that come together as W7. ✊🏻💛 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As one of the youngest members of the group, 🍃🌸 I hope to bring the perspective of different generations to the table, as well as ensuring that the voices of the many activists, campaigners, women's organisations and movements that I've spent the past years working with and👂🏻💓 listening to, reverberate through the Council's work. 🎶🌼 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @g7 #g7biarritz

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Thanks for reading #thethingsiwouldtellyou along with Team @oursharedshelf ❤️ We loved it! 🥰 & can’t wait to start our March & April selection with you...📖👀 coming 🔜!

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Friends capture you best 🦋 📸 @t22felton

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🥰💪🏻🌹 #Repost @gloriasteinem “3rd edition out today with a new foreword by my dear @emmawatson I had a lot of fun updating it, hope you’ll feel the same reading it!” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📚❤️ “Why do I love Gloria’s writing so much? She makes what otherwise can be arduous and depressing reading, into something not only relatable but enjoyable...She believes in personal testimony - the sharing and passing on of women’s stories...She uncovers things that are obscured by today’s conditioning and normalizing which when exposed, are absolutely fascinating...Her plain common sense - calling things out as they are - will make you laugh out loud... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sometimes the world she envisions seems so far out and impossible to me or just wildly optimistic. But I have come to believe it is through radical feminism and the radical nature of Gloria’s message, that the job of equality will get done. I used to think the citadel didn’t have to topple. Now I believe it just might and should, and that we need to let old ways of being die for something new to be born. This book contains ideas for that new road, even though some were written almost forty years ago. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ People have asked me what the feminist movement needs to succeed. A new word? More men involved? I would rephrase the question. What obstacles need to be removed for us to succeed? In order to win our full humanity, in life, we have to confront the biggest superpower in the world: the patriarchy... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I never liked the idea of being a rebel. I played Hermione Granger, for goodness sake, who once famously compared the notion of being expelled to death! I remember thinking my first detention was the end of the world. But of all the things to fight for, I’d say freedom and respect are pretty good ones! And if I can do it with, and in the wake of, women like Gloria, all the better. And actually, as Hermione and I learned, being disruptive was quite fun after all. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ So, have your mind blown, laugh out loud, think in new ways, get angry, feel the feminist affinity...This was the first collection of feminist writing Gloria ever published...I hope they become as precious to you.” 🧡📖

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Happy 3rd Birthday @oursharedshelf ! Thank you to everyone involved - you give me so much joy! 💖💖💖 xx

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💐 Happy 2019 💐

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Thank you to everyone who has been part of TIME'S UP over the past year. 💗 From my sisters in the film industry to the activists and campaigners around the world who have supported us, I've been so inspired by the way people have reached out to each other, shared experiences and advice, and organised together as part of this movement for change. 🌍 Gender equality can only become a reality if we harness the transformative power of solidarity across professions and across borders. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s still a long way to go, but the achievements so far make me optimistic for a fairer future. 2018 was just the beginning. 💪🏻 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🎉 See link in bio for some reflections on the journey of Time’s Up that I shared with @cnn

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“I could never love anyone as I love my sisters.” - Louisa May Alcott, @littlewomenmovie ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 💗 From left: Meg March, Greta Gerwig (director ), Jo March, Amy March, Beth March and Laurie (Theodore Laurence ).

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@carterbowman1 🧡

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@carterbowman1 💛

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@josholins ❤️

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@lornasimpson 🖼🖌🎨

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📚💌 Here’s an excerpt from the powerful November & December @oursharedshelf letter written by Brittney Cooper ( @professor_crunk ) & Rebecca Traister. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Dear Our Shared Shelf Readers, ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are honored to be able to begin a conversation with you about the power and consequence of women’s rage, both personal and political. We could not be prouder or more excited that Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider, Brittney Cooper’s Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower, and Rebecca Traister’s Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger have been selected as the Our Shared Shelf books for November/December 2018. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The famed feminist activist, poet, and essayist Audre Lorde was one of the foremost thinkers on the importance of anger. In her essay, “The Uses of Anger,” which you will get to read in her book Sister Outsider, she wrote, “every woman has a well-stocked arsenal of anger potentially useful against those oppressions, personal and institutional, which brought that anger into being. Focused with precision it can become a powerful source of energy serving progress and change.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To encounter these words is to be changed by them. We have been changed by them. And we hope that women’s anger, put to use within progressive coalitions in which fury is expressed and treated as instructive, will in turn have the power to change the world. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In this period, as we reckon with the rise of hard right authoritarian regimes around the world, many determined to roll back human rights—the very freedoms generations of angry women before us worked to win—today’s women are again being called to embrace our rage–its force, its potential, its messy complications. The fight against global patriarchy is far from over. Violence abounds but so does the possibility of building a new world from the wreckage of the old one.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✊🏾📝✊🏼 You can read the rest of their letter here: tiny.cc/OSSLetter

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❤️ “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” - Audre Lorde

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🎥🎞💞 Our full @oursharedshelf interview via 👆🏼link in bio or ✨ bit.ly/2QLzlWy ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you’ve already read Reni’s book and want to continue the conversation (or even if you haven’t read it ), her podcast ‘About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge' is available to listen now 🎶👂🏻www.aboutracepodcast.com ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @renieddolodge #blackhistorymonth #OurSharedShelf

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𝚃𝚑𝚎 𝙿𝚎𝚛𝚔𝚜 𝚘𝚏 𝙱𝚎𝚒𝚗𝚐 𝚊 𝚆𝚊𝚕𝚕𝚏𝚕𝚘𝚠𝚎𝚛 𝟸𝟶𝟷𝟸

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🎥🎞💫 Our full @oursharedshelf interview via 👆🏼link in bio or ✨ bit.ly/2QLzlWy ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you’ve already read Reni’s book and want to continue the conversation (or even if you haven’t read it ), her podcast ‘About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge' is available to listen now 🎶👂🏻www.aboutracepodcast.com ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @renieddolodge #blackhistorymonth #OurSharedShelf

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Today is International Day of the Girl 🧠💪🏼💗 & I want to celebrate by letting all the girls here know 💕📣 that I am truly and totally in awe of all the ideas, efforts and talents you’re using to organise together and transform our world! I’m so inspired by you all xo ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I encourage you to check out @FRIDAfund - the only youth led fund focused on supporting the organising of young feminist activists all over the world 💝 because your work is critical to expanding, rejuvenating and sustaining social justice movements, now and in the future! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✨ www.youngfeministfund.org ✨

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