Georgia Charlton-Briggs does not avoid tackling taboo subjects straight on; in her works she examines how women become entrapped in modern beauty standards which define attractiveness based on the state of being hairless.
In the wake of International Women’s Day, The Mancunion takes time to recognise the outstanding contributions female scientists have made
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?
Mia Edwards reviews an intimate night of feminist spoken word performance, reflecting upon the power of mutual support and the sharing of stories
Tallulah Brennan searches for a new narrative of masculinity in the recent Gillette advert which sparked so much controversy
Bella Jewell reviews ‘Bloom’, an exhibition by the Feminist Collective which challenges modern perceptions of body hair
Adrian Kanyoli gives his take on the final season of the hit TV series and explores its significance in this post-Weinstein world
Chloe Hatton talks all things feminism with the Feminist Collective
Georgia Church questions the award-winning film’s claim to supporting the feminism movement in the face of its starkly flawed characterisations
Urussa Malik reviews ‘It’s not about the Burqa’ a collection of intersectional essays by Muslim women, edited by Mariam Khan
Alexia Pieretti reviews Swish Swish, a story of strong women and friendship, as of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season
Jasmine Taylor talks about the enlightening and empowering discussion on female pleasure run by Sexpression Manchester.
Victoria Evans explores the wide-reaching impact of FGM and the importance of women’s sexual health globally
Anuli Changa reviews ‘SIX’ The Musical, the new smash hit by Marlow and Morris, fresh from the West End
Countless films involve women receiving a make-over in order to be deemed attractive, but does this effect women’s self-consiousness?
The highly successful producer blames female invisibility behind the camera on lack of participation. But, is he right? (Spoiler alert: no, he isn’t).
Jacklin Kwan explores how sexism is perpetuated in STEM and results in disparity in gender representation