Nicola Sturgeon says gender equality ‘is an unwon cause’



Gender equality remains an “unwon cause” 100 years on from the first women securing the right to vote in the UK, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
The First Minister said it was the duty of the current generation to win the battle for equality as she paid tribute to the sacrifices of the suffragettes and suffragists who won the right for the first women to vote a century ago.
In a debate at Holyrood marking the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, Ms Sturgeon said it was also a moment to look to the future. Leading a government front bench made up entirely of female ministers, she... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Politics, Views: 204
Source: Scotsman
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