Suffragettes 100 years on: Meet the women fighting for females in 2018

Suffragettes 100 years on: Meet the women fighting for females in 2018
 

One hundred years since women were first granted the right to vote, the battle for equality rages on.
The Representation of the People Act in 1918 added 8.5 million women to the electoral roll.
Since then two female prime ministers have governed from Number 10 and there are 208 women in parliament.
But there are still many parts of life where young women continue to fight for female empowerment.
Martha, 24, fighting harassment Martha led an anti-street harassment campaign while at university in Nottingham.
It led to misogyny being made a hate crime in the city.
"Women now feel safer on... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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