Women's Hub

"Empowered Women, EMPOWER WOMEN"


This page of our Liberation Hub is here for you to use if you identify as a women and would like some resources or guidance, or if you are looking for ways to get involved in the Union. Even if you don't identify as a women but you are looking to empower women around you, then you're in the right place!


Take a look at our resources and suggestions below. If we've missed anything or you have an initiative or suggestion for us to add to this page, then please send it to our Coordinator Nat at n.hobkirk@angliastudent.com.


Things to read, watch and be inspired*

Films, Documentaries, Podcasts, Books, Series, you name it! Here's some things that we'd suggest to watch, read or listen to if you're in the mood to feel empowered! 
*Some of the content may not be suitable for children


Things to watch...

These are some films, documentaries and series' that are available on all major streaming platforms. If you're looking to feel empowered, learn more about the trails of incredible women in history, or just want something good to watch, then take a look at the suggestions below.

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hidden figures movie posterbecoming michelle obama movie posterself made movie posteron the basis of sex movie poster

Things to read...

The books below are some of our suggestions that we've found useful in learning about the experiences of women, as well as feminism and why it is cool to be a feminist. 

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how to own the room book coverfeminism is for everybody belle hooks book coverwe should all be feminists book coverin the company of women book cover

Things to listen to...

All of the recommended podcasts are available on all major streaming platforms. 

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she who persisted podcastthe guilty feminist podcastthe great girlfriends podcast


“What else is out there?”

If you are looking for some female empowerment or life coaching, then head to Vicki's website to find out more information.


If you are passionate about gender equality in the work place and you want to break glass ceilings with other women, why not check out the Women Icons Network! 

"How can I get involved?"

Red Box Project is an organisation that works against Period Poverty. If you want to support there mission and help to make sure no young person misses out on education because of their period, then head over to this link to find out more. 


HuffPost has put together a list of female focused charities for you to take a look at if you want to get involved or find a charity you can support. 

Elle Magazines top organisations list is great if you want to find a womens charity or organisation that involves your passions and interests.


Other points of interest

If you have a quick 10 minutes to spare during a study break and need some encouragement, why not listen to Elizbeth Queta's Ted Talk on Female Empowerment!



This article by Christine Lagarde about how having more women in the workplace could boost the economy is a great read to give you that 'female boss' energy!


Viv Groskop wrote an amazing article for the Guardian about how being a woman is confined to staying quiet, but speaking up is what we need to do! A must read!


This article called 'the country governed by women in their 30s', by Megha Mohan and Yousef Eldin is an incredible glance into Finlands government, headed by 5 women in their 30s.


Upcoming events

If there are any events we think would be great for you we will list them below. Do you know of something happening that we can add? Get in touch!