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University of Edinburgh Feminist Society launches new interview series: ‘Is this what a feminist sounds like?’

The University of Edinburgh Feminist Society (FemSoc) have launched a series of blog posts on the theme ‘Is this what a feminist sounds like?’.  The series involves interviewing women from a range of professions and backgrounds, in order to explore and challenge traditional views of feminism. The series began in November 2021 and will continue […]

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What do we want? Safe spaces! When do we want them? Now!

Written by Karishma Balasubramanian and Antonina Dolecka On the 30th of October at 5:30 pm, a large group of people holding placards, banners, megaphones and safety jackets gathered in Bristo Square. They were gathered to participate in a protest march against the recent rise in spikings and gender-based violence that have taken over Edinburgh’s nightlife. […]

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International Women’s Day moved online as expected

Monday 8 March marks International Women’s Day, with this year’s theme being ‘Choose to Challenge’. The day has existed across the world in some form for over a hundred years, with every year since 1996 having a different theme. Its main aims, according to the official website, are “to celebrate achievements; raise awareness about women’s […]