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Visible Women

10 woman politicians who came ‘first’, from Nancy Astor to Diane Abbott

On the centenary of women being able to stand for parliament, we look back at a timeline of ‘firsts’ for women in politics.

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“What happened when Stylist went into a school to talk about gender equality”

If there’s anything scarier than standing up in front of a classroom of 14-year-olds, I’d like to hear about it.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

This inspiring event is perfect for women interested in getting into politics

Here’s how you can attend a special day at Parliament, packed with panel discussions, workshops and inspirational women.

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Moya Crockett
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Why 120 of the world’s most important female MPs are gathering in London today

In the words of Theresa May: “A woman’s place is in elected office.”

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How you could star in this amazing public artwork celebrating women’s suffrage

Pay tribute to an amazing woman in your life – or yourself – by submitting photos to The Face of Suffrage project.

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A letter from the first militant suffragette has been discovered – read it here

Working-class suffragette Annie Kenney wrote the letter to her sister after being released from prison.

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Meet the woman behind this autumn’s biggest feminist musical

Kate Prince is the choreographer-director of Sylvia, a musical about suffragette Sylvia Pankhurst – and Stylist’s Woman of the Week.

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You can now nominate your favourite female photographer for a major exhibition

If you know a brilliant photographer who deserves more exposure, get nominating.

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“Emmeline Pankhurst wasn’t perfect, but she was still a hero”

14 July is Emmeline Pankhurst Day. The leading suffragette was flawed, divisive and autocratic – and we should never forget her.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

How Vicky Featherstone’s new TV series spotlights women’s stories

Talking #MeToo, double entendres and conscious hiring with the acclaimed feminist theatre director.

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Moya Crockett
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This new BBC documentary about Emmeline Pankhurst is a must-watch

Emmeline Pankhurst: The Making of a Militant will explore the woman behind the myth.

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Moya Crockett
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This online exhibition takes you behind the scenes of the suffrage movement

The brainchild of Google, Road to Equality celebrates the heroic women who fought for the right to vote.

Visible Women

Processions 2018: Highlights from the day around the UK

The best banners and most moving moments from Belfast, Edinburgh, Cardiff and London.

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Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

How to take part in a huge celebration of women’s suffrage this weekend

You can still sign up to take part in Processions parades in London, Cardiff, Belfast and Edinburgh.

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Michelle Keegan discovers her remarkable connection to Emmeline Pankhurst

How the Our Girl actress reacted when she learned her ancestor was a suffragist

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Moya Crockett
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Beverley Knight brings Emmeline Pankhurst to life in this unmissable suffragettes musical

It's a must-circle on the calendar of every feminist

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Megan Murray
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10 fascinating women engraved on the Millicent Fawcett statue

From a free-love radical to a disabled militant and an Indian princess

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Moya Crockett
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The statue of suffragist Millicent Fawcett has been unveiled in London

We spoke to Mayor Sadiq Khan and artist Gillian Wearing about why it’s so important to have a statue of a woman in Parliament Square.

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Meet the woman producing a UK-wide parade celebrating women’s suffrage

Stylist’s Woman of the Week is artistic director Helen Marriage, whose company is producing the upcoming Processions march.

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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 12/4/18

An ovarian cancer breakthrough, a disturbing US abortion bill, and more

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