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A Woman’s Place: celebrating the lives of Leeds women in the centenary year of women’s suffrage

A Woman’s Place: celebrating the lives of Leeds women in the centenary year of women’s suffrage

by Abbey Maclure Local exhibitions are continuing to celebrate the lives of Leeds women as the centenary year of women’s suffrage comes to an end. A Woman’s Place, at Abbey House Museum, Kirkstall, has been at the centre of the celebrations throughout the year. The exhibition showcases stories and objects from pioneering women in different areas of life, from sport […]

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Women’s sport still struggling to gain the recognition it deserves

The Bradford Bulls Ladies side
Picture: Twitter (@OfficialBullsRL)

By Alex Gibbings As England’s men lost out in the recent Rugby League World Cup final, their female equivalent almost emulated them by reaching the semi-final of their own tournament. Yet this went largely unnoticed as the England women’s side had little coverage going into the tournament, which for the first time was held at the same time as the […]

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The fight for equal pay – celebrating International Women’s Day

The fight for equal pay – celebrating International Women’s Day

By Terrileigh Wilkinson A CAMPAIGNER for equal pay says it is “unbelievable” there is still an 18 per cent pay gap between men and women, on International Women’s Day.

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Women risking cancer by drinking as much booze as men

Women risking cancer by drinking as much booze as men

By Leanne Simmons HEALTH EXPERTS are warning that women are putting themselves at greater risk of mouth, throat and breast cancer after a new study found they now drink as much booze as men.

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Bradford Muslims concerned there is a ‘witch hunt’ against them

Bradford Muslims concerned there is a ‘witch hunt’ against them

Muslims from across Bradford attended a meeting last night to discuss what impact Birmingham’s Trojan horse investigation has had on them as a religious community.

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