international women's day

Suffragette banner to go on display in Manchester to mark International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day the People’s History Museum in Manchester announced that an iconic banner is to go on display.   The banner commemorating the founding of the Women’s Social and Political Union by Emmeline Pankhurst will be on display in June 2023.  This year the Suffragette banner celebrates its 115th birthday as it signifies […]

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Manchester café hosts bike rides to encourage women to cycle

Levenshulme cycling café Station South are hosting several bike rides this Sunday in celebration of International Women’s Day.  The ride is to start at 12pm on March 12 at the Emmeline Pankhurst Statue at St Peter’s Square and then ladies will cycle to Station South.  Leader of Community Involvement at Station South, Anna Smith, said: […]

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#IWD2022: Muslim women fight for a seat at the table

By Isabella Jewell Pastel-pink infographics, inspirational tweets and accounts of workplace discrimination. International Women’s Day lit up social media feeds across the globe on Tuesday. But one charity in Manchester decided to take on a new spin in marking the day, due to what it said has been a historic lack of focus on the […]

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