Reclaim the night Articles

“If you say you’re going to do something, do it”: Bev Craig

“If you say you’re going to do something, do it”: Bev Craig

Councillor Bev Craig joins us for an interview after delivering a speech at Reclaim the Night, where she talks about the changes that the council is attempting to make.
“Whose streets? Our streets” chants echo during Reclaim the Night

“Whose streets? Our streets” chants echo during Reclaim the Night

This years Reclaim the Night protest saw hundreds of students marching from Fallowfield to the Students’ Union in protest against gender-based violence
In conversation with Sacha Lord

In conversation with Sacha Lord

We sat down with Sacha Lord to discuss this year’s Reclaim the Night campaign, his thoughts on the loss in momentum of the anti-spiking movement, and the effect the cost of living crisis will have on students
Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down

Empowerment through language: Stop putting yourself down

With Reclaim the Night in mind, the Lifestyle section has decided to unpack how the language we use to address ourselves and others has the power to change our outlook from self-doubt to self-confidence
Is it time to reclaim Reclaim the Night?

Is it time to reclaim Reclaim the Night?

Reclaim the Night is a vital event but sometimes the language used surrounding it can have the opposite effect of its intent
An afternoon at Manchester Rape Crisis

An afternoon at Manchester Rape Crisis

An interview with Manchester Rape Crisis’ Chief Executive Officer, one of the partner charities for this year’s Reclaim the Night campaign
“When I say I’m a virgin, no one believes me”: The Sisterhood of Mustang

“When I say I’m a virgin, no one believes me”: The Sisterhood of Mustang

Mustang stunningly captures a notion of female unity, it is distinctive in its relevancy to contemporary feminist movements
Reclaim the Nightlife cancelled

Reclaim the Nightlife cancelled

Reclaim the Nightlife, the Students’ Union’s all-inclusive club night held in Academy 2 has been cancelled, due to low ticket sales
Students’ Union events in the run up to Reclaim the Night

Students’ Union events in the run up to Reclaim the Night

The Students Union have announced campaign goals and events in the run-up to the march for this years Reclaim the Night
Alice Sebold Memoir: The changing narrative of racism, activism and sexual violence

Alice Sebold Memoir: The changing narrative of racism, activism and sexual violence

Trigger Warning: Discusses rape and sexual violence  Alice Sebold was a college student when she was raped. She was an 18-year-old at Syracuse University when that one night changed her life forever. However, it also ruined that of Anthony Broadwater. After being convicted of Sebold’s rape in 1982, he was later found innocent and exonerated […]
Review: Pretending by Holly Bourne

Review: Pretending by Holly Bourne

Holly Bourne’s new adult fiction novel Pretending was a five-star feminist read for one of our English literature students
#Stop Hazara Genocide: Afghanistan’s deadly oppression of the Hazara

#Stop Hazara Genocide: Afghanistan’s deadly oppression of the Hazara

Protests have taken off around the world following the latest Afghan bombing against the Hazara. But who are the Hazara, and what’s at stake in Afghanistan?
52 Forgotten Women: Why you should read Bygone Badass Broads.

52 Forgotten Women: Why you should read Bygone Badass Broads.

Women who have long fallen lost to history are celebrated in Mackenzie Lee’s book ‘Bygone Badass Broads,’ which gives all the inspiration you’ll need if you’re feeling low on motivation. There really is a story for everyone. Here’s why you’ll definitely be needing this one on your shelf sooner rather than later
What is Reclaim the Night?

What is Reclaim the Night?

Ahead of Reclaim the Night we spoke to the SU’s Wellbeing and Liberation Officer about this year’s march and the ‘Call it by its name’ campaign
Agony Aunt Angela: Politics and silence

Agony Aunt Angela: Politics and silence

Is gender just about women, or do men have a voice too? Conflicted, this politics student doesn’t know where he stands.
A letter to my ex-lover: Letting go your way

A letter to my ex-lover: Letting go your way

Lifestyle Editor Erin opens up about how writing letters to helped her to overcome past trauma and the other options available to survivors of assault
History of film: The first female filmmakers and their feminist message

History of film: The first female filmmakers and their feminist message

Florrie Evans explores the first female filmmakers, highlighting their most famous films and their feminist message
What happened at Reclaim the Night 2022?

What happened at Reclaim the Night 2022?

Here’s what happened at the Reclaim the Night protest this year!
Free the Nipple: A History of the Bra

Free the Nipple: A History of the Bra

A comprehensive history of the bra, from corsets, bandeaus and nylon to under wiring, Victoria’s Secret and the ‘free the nipple’ movement
Women behind the scenes of cinema

Women behind the scenes of cinema

Let’s spotlight the women behind the scenes of cinema, and acknowledge their best work.

Copyright © The Mancunion
Powered By Spotlight Studios

0161 275 2930  University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PR