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The unlikely story of England’s all-female, middle-aged punk scene An improbable music scene has taken root in the Midlands, where the restless punk spirit lives on well into middle age Arts Culture Society
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‘Hagitude’: why women entering the menopause should embrace their inner crone Dr Sharon Blackie is urging women entering the second half of life to welcome the transformative power of the menopause Body & Mind Culture Health Lifestyle Society Spirit
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The female-led street patrol keeping women safe at night A small army of pink jacket-wearing volunteers are patrolling Newcastle to help people get home at night. The idea is catching on Society UK
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My tour of Afghanistan with its only female guide  A new virtual tour of Afghanistan gives ‘visitors’ the chance to see the sights – and support a secret girls school. Positive News signed up Arts Culture Society Travel
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A new record label is bringing forgotten female composers out of obscurity The contribution that women have made to classical music has been almost entirely ignored. A French record label aims to change that Arts Culture
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How the taboo around the menopause is finally being broken It used to be referred to in hushed tones as ‘the change’, but a menopause revolution is underway, liberating millions of women Health Society Wellbeing
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