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Why these female celebrities have written a powerful open letter to Theresa May

Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and more are urging the prime minister to support a bill to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

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“The suffragette struggle for equality is still alive today”

An open letter from Dr Helen Pankhurst

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Helen Pankhurst
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4 female MPs on what it’s really like to be a woman in parliament

Women won the right to become MPs 100 years ago today. But do our current crop of female MPs feel that everything is equal?

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Anna Fielding
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How you can join the fight to get a woman on the new £50 note

The British public will get to have a say in whose face will grace the banknote, and we think it should be a woman.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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Forgotten Women: The proto-feminist playwright and wartime spy

In the first of a new series, we take a look at the life of groundbreaking 17th century writer Aphra Behn.