Manchester stood in solidarity with Sarah Everard on Friday evening after the 33-year-old was found dead last week. A small
‘FGM is ferocious, barbaric and should not be practised anywhere in the world,’ says survivor who was ‘cut’ aged 7
When Patricia Ajayi was seven years old and living in Nigeria, she and her sister were taken away on ‘holiday’ with her grandmother and ‘cut’, without the knowledge of their parents.
‘Creativity saved my life’: Sheba Arts founder chats Celebrating Diversity – finding new refugee narratives
When Fereshteh Mozaffari Vanani attended a national conference on cultural diversity, she was shocked to be the only black person in a room of 200 attendees. So last May she founded Sheba Arts, a Manchester-based collective tackling this problematic representation of migrant communities in the arts.
The winning designer of the new Emmeline Pankhurst statue being erected in St Peter’s Square says the legendary suffragette’s unflinching dedication to women’s rights was her inspiration.
At a time when women’s rights seem to be increasingly under attack one Manchester restaurant is taking a stand for the rights of women and mothers by openly encouraging breastfeeding.
‘More to feminism than vote and equal pay’: Manchester hails ‘wonderful’ ladies on International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day on March 8 is a celebration of how much we have achieved, how far we’ve come but also to acknowledge how much more can be done.
The house that held the meetings of the famous suffragettes will be open to the public this weekend in celebration of the film based upon the movement.
#ShoutYourAbortion: Planned parenthood a woman’s ‘autonomy over her body’ or an ‘act of violence’ against it?
After the hashtag #ShoutYourAbortion was met with both celebration and controversy on Twitter, MM spoke to Manchester University’s Women’s Officer and a pro-life campaigner to get both sides of the story.
A Manchester female genital mutilation awareness charity, Africans Unite Against Child Abuse (AFRUCA), is calling for ‘widespread community’ action to fill the ‘gaping hole’ in the provision of support for FGM victims.
Female offenders are being ‘failed’ by the current rehabilitation system, which ‘cannot help women’ – yet Greater Manchester Police claim their ground-breaking initiative will reduce the number who re-offend.