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‘Blue skies’ exhibition for women who have experienced violence

A new group of female photographers is taking Islington by storm. Harriet Agerholm finds out more Following International Women’s Day, Islington Arts Factory is hosting an exhibition of photographs by women who have suffered violence.

Dispensing Wisdom: Women unite to celebrate centuries of struggle

Home to icons like Mary Wollstonecraft and suffragette Edith Margaret Garrud, Islington has always been at the forefront of feminist struggles - but the...

Ibsen solves theatre’s man problem

Audience taste for classic drama is to blame for theatre’s lack of diversity, says actor Jolyon Coy. “Classic plays still have a huge draw...

Holloway prison’s most famous inmates

Holloway Prison, just a stone's throw from the bustle of Holloway Road, has been a constant fixture of the landscape for almost two centuries. And...

Islington the fourth-worst borough for a long life – if you’re...

Of the 32 jurisdictions only Barking and Dagenham, Newham and Tower Hamlets have lower average lifespans for men.

Interest in UK women’s handball soars 600 percent

Islington Handball Club is still recruiting

Feminists gather to raise awareness of violence against women

Feminists gathered on Highbury fields to raise awareness of violence against women.

The modern WI

Reporter Rhiannon Williams meets the young women who are proving the W1 is not just for the older generation

Job prospects for women

Hundreds descended upon a convention in Angel this week aimed at getting more women into the work place and coinciding with International Women’s Day.

An evening of activism

Celebrating women and activism on International Women's Day