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In Conversation With the Winners of the 2023 Women in Innovation Awards

On Wednesday, 8 March, Innovate UK announced the winners of its annual ‘Women in Innovation’ award. Now in its sixth year, the initiative recognises outstanding contributions made by leading female…

Female Sexualisation

Although the days of Page 3 girls seem long gone (despite the last publication only being in 2015), the evolution of technology has meant that the sexualisation of women through…

Five Women Everyone Should Know About

Every March, Women’s History Month is celebrated to commemorate the accomplishments of women across the years. Women are consistently omitted from history and overlooked in our education system in favour…

Barbie: past her prime or future feminist icon?

How did something so simple and potentially empowering turn into something so destructive and problematic?

Edinburgh Swimrise: Hundreds of swimmers celebrate International Women’s Day

This morning, hundreds of swimmers gathered at Portobello beach to take a sunrise plunge for International Women’s Day. The annual Swimrise event, organised by Anna Deacon, author of Taking The…

International Women’s Day: To Celebrate in Protest

This article was originally submitted on the 3rd April It began with a 4:30am start and a cold bus ride to the beach. I remember telling people about this, to…

Underrated women in politics

With International Women’s Day on the horizon, we can expect many headlines invoking the names of world-renowned female politicians: Angela Merkel, Kamala Harris, Jacinda Ardern. What will, perhaps, not be…

Golden Globes: how much has the film industry changed?

It is no secret that Hollywood is not the paradise it is often idealised as, especially for women, people of colour and other minority groups. After the prominence of the…