Women

Top scientist’s speech highlights lack of international female representation in the field

Inclusion and gender bias were the focal point of an event at University of Salford this week to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The conference was held at the New Adelphi theatre on the University grounds on the 6th of February 2024. The keynote speaker, Dame Susan Jocelyn Bell Burnell  […]

Read More

International Volunteers day: Empowering women who cycle

A women’s cycling group based in Manchester do their annual food, gift and toy collection to give back this Christmas. Lady Pedal Manchester is a cycling community of women, which first formed in 2016. It originally aimed to motivate women to get out and cycle, with a large emphasis on teaching females bikers maintenance and […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Manchester café hosts bike ride 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 the women will cycle to Station South.  Leader of Community Involvement at Station South, Anna Smith, […]

Read More