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Sheffield school holds women's seminar in self- defence

A Sheffield school is to hold a self-defence seminar just for women.

The one day class will take place at Sharrow Old Junior School on Sunday 29th March. 7 more words

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Sheffield academic in 50 Shades of Grey study

by Teela Clayton

Two Yorkshire based lecturers have published a study about 50 Shades of Grey.

Professor Sara Mills who works at Sheffield Hallam University, and Lucy Jones  of the University of Hull, explored reader responses to the novel, in online forums. 435 more words

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South Yorkshire mums paid to breastfeed

A controversial breastfeeding incentive has been launched in Doncaster and Sheffield.

The NOSH scheme aims to increase the rate of breastfeeding mothers by paying women in deprived areas up to £200 in vouchers to breastfeed their babies. 371 more words

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Tour de Yorkshire boost for women’s cycling

An international cycle race is set to hold a women only event.

The first ever Tour de Yorkshire, on 1st- 3rd May, will feature a women’s race. 112 more words

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Women's History Month: Recommended Documentaries About Women

Here are some recommended documentaries about women. I posted another list in 2014.

Miss Representation (2011)
Director: Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Kimberlee Acquaro
90 min
Rating: A… 1,519 more words


Sheffield plans International Women's Day celebrations

Sheffield will host several activities to celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th March.

The annual event aims to inspire women and celebrate their achievements and is observed worldwide. 100 more words

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Sheffield parliamentary candidates talk gender and equality

by Teela Clayton

Sheffield Parliamentary candidates from four of the main political parties came together last night for a General Election hustings.

The hustings, at the Quaker Meeting House on St. 380 more words

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