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Wonder Women

3 - 13 March 2016, free entry

Wonder-women.jpg‌To celebrate the Wonder Women Festival, we delved into our Special Collections to showcase the achievements of some of Manchester’s most innovative women.

Highlights included original items from the Women’s Suffrage Archive and Midwifery Manuscripts, which document the stories of the pioneering women whose brave and innovative attitudes changed the world in which we live today.

We also held a "Who's your Wonder Woman" vote from 3 - 13 March, the results were as follows:

These events are part of Wonder Women, Manchester’s annual feminist festival. From 3 - 13 March 2016, we celebrate the women’s movement born in our city through film, art, music, walking tours, gallery takeovers, comedy and debate, asking how far we’ve come in 100 years - and how far we have yet to go. Visit 

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