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International Women's Day 2021

by Sarah White on 2021-03-08T08:25:00+00:00 | Comments

New International Women's Day Reading List

March 8th is the annual celebration of International Women's Day, which aims to celebrate women's achievements and raise awareness about women's equality.

This year we are marking the event by sharing a new reading list that highlights the achievements of women in history and shares academic work by The University of Bolton's staff and researchers. It is filled with online resources including eBooks, journal articles, UBIR submissions, and online events about women's history and impact. Each resource has been selected by our academic librarians on their subject interests, including healthcare, engineering, politics, and the arts. All the featured content is viewable online which means you can access it on any PC or mobile device at any time. You can view the reading list here.

Choose to challenge' on International Women's Day - Abbot's Hill

Library Recommends: Women's History & Influence - Films, Dramas & Documentaries to Binge-watch

Below are a number of streamable films, TV series, and documentaries that are free to view on-demand with a current TV licence. Please note that you may need to sign up with the streaming platform to watch, but this is easy and does not require you to submit any credit card details.

Documentaries

100 Women available on BBC iPlayer. 

Click: Women in Tech available on BBC iPlayer. 

Female Filmmakers: BBC Introducing Arts available on BBC iPlayer. 

Fierce Women available on BBC iPlayer. 

For Sama available on All 4.

Justice for Joy available on All 4.

Kathy Burke's All Woman available on All 4.

Sandi Toksvig’s Women from History available on BBC iPlayer. 

 

Dramas

Killing Eve available on BBC iPlayer. 

Big Women available on All 4.

Derry Girls available on All 4.

I Am... available on All 4.

Mrs. America available on BBC iPlayer. 

 

Film

A Fantastic Woman available on All 4.

Battle of the Sexes available on All 4.

Lady Macbeth available on BBC iPlayer.

Educating Rita available on BBC iPlayer.

Wuthering Heights available on All 4.

I am Greta available on BBC iPlayer.


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