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Beautifully hairy

Women’s body hair feels like a secret that we must keep between ourselves

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Abbott, Enderwick, and Cunliffe seal Manchester’s survival

A nippy afternoon turned into a blustery evening as Manchester’s women secured Northern 2A football for another year

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Hundred women to run shoulder-to-shoulder in Great Manchester Run

The event will celebrate one hundred years since some women got the vote and will raise awareness about social injustices faced by women everyday

Photo: Jacklin Kwan

In conversation: women in STEM

“I usually don’t like to be asked to talk about women in science, but today is an exception” – Dr Heather Williams

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International Women’s Day: ten Musical Inspirations

With International Women’s Day taking place on the 8th March, we ask The Mancunion’s writers and editors about their female musical icons

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Manchester’s women in STEM: past and present

For International Women’s Day, we profile inspirational Manchester female scientists, from past and present

Photo: She Bangs the Drums by the Contact Young Company

Preview: getting girls into science event

A celebration of women in STEM for International Women’s Day at the Museum of Science and Industry

Photo: Kirstie O'Mahony

Students ‘Reclaim the Night’

Students took to the streets to protest violence against women

Andrew Simcock and Fatima Shahid (Image: Fedo PR, Manchester)

Manchester to unveil Emmeline Pankhurst statue in 2018

The statue will be unveiled in 2018, 100 years since some women first got the vote

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Dare to bare?

The rise of no-makeup and its celebrity advocation is discussed by contributor Shannon Winterbone

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Pankhurst Centre raise money for therapeutic garden

The centre aims to raise £20,000 towards the project

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LGBT Confidence Conference with Claudia Carvell

Following the LGBT Confidence Conference held by the LGBT Foundation, Ellie Tivey talks to women’s officer Claudia Carvell to highlight why coming out can be so difficult for members of the community and how the foundation seeks to make the intrinsically political and social LGBT experience that bit safer, brighter and more powerful