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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
How healthcare fails women

How healthcare fails women

Women have been neglected by the healthcare system for centuries. Surely, it’s time for a change.
2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

From the Netflix flagship films to the independent low budget flicks, 2021 has been a big year for female dominated horror movies. Dan Collins looks back at the female stars, auteurs and writers of the last 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
The Origins and History of Reclaim the Night

The Origins and History of Reclaim the Night

What are the origins of Reclaim the Night?
Female empowerment playlist

Female empowerment playlist

A playlist of female empowerment anthems compiled by The Mancunion’s Music Section contributors.
Ladies first: Misogyny in the music industry

Ladies first: Misogyny in the music industry

Serena Jemmett talks to women in the music industry about their experiences being dismissed, ignored and sexualised.
Women in Media returns for its seventh year in Manchester

Women in Media returns for its seventh year in Manchester

The Women in Media conference is returning to Manchester for its seventh year in the city. Find out why you won’t want to miss it!
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
Women in Space: revolutionising the past to pave way for the future

Women in Space: revolutionising the past to pave way for the future

Exploring some of the most important Women in Space from the past.
Student businesses to follow  #2: Fashion

Student businesses to follow #2: Fashion

The second instalment of the ‘Student Businesses to Follow’ series, which focuses on fashion brands
The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare

The PPE gap: another risk for women in healthcare

Georgie Selwood takes a look at PPE and whether one size truly fits all.
A pocket-sized problem, a modern-day inequality

A pocket-sized problem, a modern-day inequality

Ever tried to put your phone in the pocket of your new jeans and found it to be fake? Or your dress pocket is hardly big enough for a phone? There’s a reason for that.
In Conversation with Mae Muller

In Conversation with Mae Muller

Writer Reece Ritchie explores Mae Muller’s lyrics and inspiration during an interview touching on all aspects of her career
In this year’s Golden Globe nominations, women are the losers

In this year’s Golden Globe nominations, women are the losers

The snubbing female artists and stories cannot be blamed on a lack of talent but reflects serious problems within awards bodies
Action needed to tackle racial harassment on campus

Action needed to tackle racial harassment on campus

Reports showed the increase of attention on gender-based issues, but the lack of focus on those that are racial-based
Unapologetically hairy – you do you

Unapologetically hairy – you do you

Razor company Billie released their new campaign in summer, along with their #projectbodyhair to remove the stigma and normalise women’s body hair
Waitress Tales: Spilling the hospitali-tea

Waitress Tales: Spilling the hospitali-tea

Elena Bradley spills the ‘hospitali-tea’ on working as a young woman in the restaurant industry. Can you be both pretty and successful in hospitality?
Exclusive: SU Officer concerned over lack of trans inclusion at Reclaim The Night

Exclusive: SU Officer concerned over lack of trans inclusion at Reclaim The Night

In an exclusive statement to The Mancunion, Sara Khan stated the police are responsible for “systematic abuses women of colour and trans women on the daily”
Squat, bench, deadlift: Meet the Powerlifting Society

Squat, bench, deadlift: Meet the Powerlifting Society

Meet the society tackling the gender imbalance in strength sports to build an all-star team to take to University Championships

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