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Blue Beard review: Problematic and distasteful plastic feminism

Blue Beard review: Problematic and distasteful plastic feminism

In production with Wise Children theatre company, Emma Rice’s new adaptation of Blue Beard uses circus tricks, smoke, and mirrors to dance around the genuine issues it is trying to tackle
Six Mancunian women who made Britain

Six Mancunian women who made Britain

The Mancunion explores six women who lived in and around Manchester who all helped shape modern Britain, from LGBTQ+ activism to black rights.
International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus

International Women’s Day: Inspirational women on campus

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Lifestyle Team are spotlighting some of our favourite women and female-focused societies on campus.
International Women’s Day 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

What’s going on for International Women’s Day, find out here:
No more leading ladies? The disappearance of women in politics

No more leading ladies? The disappearance of women in politics

With three major resignations in the months leading up to International Women’s Day, we need women in politics now more than ever
Female empowerment playlist

Female empowerment playlist

A playlist of female empowerment anthems compiled by The Mancunion’s Music Section contributors.
Contact Theatre is Breaking Bread this Women’s History Month

Contact Theatre is Breaking Bread this Women’s History Month

Contact Theatre is marking Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with a trio of female-led shows
The Future is Female: Female artists to get to know this year

The Future is Female: Female artists to get to know this year

Here are our recommendations for female artists to keep an eye out for in 2021
International Women’s Day: the writers who inspire us

International Women’s Day: the writers who inspire us

The books section have come together to consider the female writers who have inspired us for International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day: Join Women In Business Society’s Female Founders of Manchester Panel

International Women’s Day: Join Women In Business Society’s Female Founders of Manchester Panel

Women in Business society is hosting a panel event highlighting female business owners in Manchester.
International Women’s Day: now and then

International Women’s Day: now and then

Writer Serafina Kenny looks at the history of International Women’s Day, and how Manchester celebrated in 2020
How to celebrate International Women’s Day

How to celebrate International Women’s Day

Stuck for what to do for International Women’s Day this weekend? Look no further
Table Tennis Club celebrates International Women’s Day

Table Tennis Club celebrates International Women’s Day

Kate MacLachlan talks to UoM’s Table Tennis Club about female representation and diversity in the sport
Let’s celebrate our feminist icons

Let’s celebrate our feminist icons

Writer Eliza Robey shares some of her feminist icons from Chavela Vargas in the 1950s to Caitlin Moran in the 21st century
Awe-inspiring women in science and technology

Awe-inspiring women in science and technology

In the wake of International Women’s Day, The Mancunion takes time to recognise the outstanding contributions female scientists have made
International Women’s Day: ten Musical Inspirations

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
Preview: getting girls into science event

Preview: getting girls into science event

A celebration of women in STEM for International Women’s Day at the Museum of Science and Industry
Suffrage Centenary celebrations kick off

Suffrage Centenary celebrations kick off

The Centenary Launch Party and Wonder women — ways you can celebrate the ‘year of the woman’

Sparking Debate at the People’s History Museum

As part of International Women’s Day, the People’s History Museum held a performance of Strike A Light

Tuned On: Ms, Millennial & The Music Industry

Punch Records ran an empowering and dynamic all-female panel to discuss what it means to be a woman in the music industry in celebration of International Women’s Day