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Soap and Glory are back

Get ready for a day led by the top women in business

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Feminist reflections on International Women’s Day

A reflection on 2017’s International Women’s Day, what it means for feminism, and how it can help us reflect on the fight for gender equality

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Feature: Women of Science campaign

Manchester PhD researcher, Rhys Archer, speaks to The Mancunion about her journey to empower female scientists around the world, with her inspiring and ‘relatable’ Women of Science campaign

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Women in science: absolutely zero boundaries

In honour of International Women’s Day, Science & Technology Reporter, Katie Holmes, takes us through the most influential and inspiring female scientists in Manchester’s history

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Great British matriarchs

Colm Lock looks at how many of Britannia’s greatest rulers were, and continue to be, women

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Do not use ‘girl code’ to destruct ‘girl power’

Sarah Jane Thoms talks about the creation of girl code, and how it should be used to empower women not bring them down

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University of Manchester’s Women’s Cricket Club on the rise

We take a look at a small University of Manchester women’s sports team with big ambitions

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Everyday Feminism: Take control of yourselves

The Everyday Feminism website is an example of the ongoing march towards the politics of victimhood

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Female scientists sign letter against hate

Following Trump’s victory in the US election, nearly 9,000 women have signed an open letter against the “hateful rhetoric that was given a voice” against science and hate

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Women more likely to die from taking ecstasy

Female hormones mean that women are at a higher risk of suffering potentially fatal side effects of ecstasy

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An NUS Women’s Officer is unnecessary

The newly elected NUS Women’s Officer stands for nothing but criticising imaginary problems

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Preview: Ladyfest MCR’s Body Positivity Workshop

Heard of Ladyfest? Join them and share your ideas and aspirations for the body positivity movement, and help create change in the way women are viewed in Manchester and beyond