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Victoria Evans explores the ‘Women Who Shaped Manchester’ exhibition at the John Rylands Library, and delves into the history of a city built on female resilience.

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In this instalment of Artefact of the Week, Bella Jewell looks to the new Emmeline Pankhurst Statue; only the second statue of a female in Manchester… does this mark a moment of change in the representation of women?

On the week of International Women's Day The Mancunion spoke to Helen Pankhurst the great-grandaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. Photo: The Mancunion

For International Women’s Day 2016, the GDI celebrated the history of feminism with a screening of Suffragette. Afterwards we spoke to Helen Pankhurst, great-granddaughter of Emmeline, about how the fight for equality is far from over