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On Wednesday, Oxford University’s independent Cherwell newspaper published an article on its website from a student angry at the decision to invite Ms Rudd to the event.
“In the context of the painful lack of diversity in Oxford, and the wider atmosphere of the continued hostile environment, the last thing we need is Amber Rudd being hailed as a feminist advocate in our institution,” they wrote.
“The socialist and inclusive roots of International Women’s Day deserve to be respected this week rather than arbitrarily tarnished.”
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