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Young UK feminists armed with tweets and jokes

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A new wave of feminism has taken hold in Britain this year: young, irreverent, and fuelled by social media. 

Campaigners protest outside News International offices against printing topless photographs of women on Page 3 of The Sun. Lucy Anne Holmes, founder of No More Page 3, finds women and men keen to join her battle against the topless photo.

Three online projects founded in 2012 -- a website for submitting experiences of sexism, a campaign against topless women in newspapers and a blog satirising women's portrayal in the media -- have won tens of thousands of supporters.

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