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New Years Honours List featured

544 women receive awards in the New Year’s Honours List 2019

544 women have received awards in the New Year’s Honours List for 2019 – making up 47 per cent of the list.  A number of prominent women are being recognised on the list, including a damehood for Jayne-Anne Gadhia, Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money, for services to financial services and women in the financial services;...
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Thousands march for gender equality in London

Thousands marched on London campaigning for gender equality during Sunday’s March4Women. Around 10,000 protestors, including London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Helen Pankhurst, Bianca Jagger, Michael Sheen and Sophie Ellis-Bextor, came out in support of the Care International march. The march marks both International Women’s Day and the 100 year anniversary of women’s rights to vote in...
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Recommended Read: Deeds Not Words | Helen Pankhurst

On the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote, Helen Pankhurst – great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women’s rights campaigner – charts how women’s lives have changed over the last century, and offers a powerful and positive argument for the way forward. Dr Helen Pankhurst is a women’s rights activist and...
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BBC Radio 3 announces Pankhurst Anthem to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage

BBC Radio 3 has announced a Pankhurst Anthem to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. The Pankhurst Anthem is a choral work with music by composer Lucy Pankhurst and text by women’s rights activist and writer, Helen Pankhurst, based on words by her great-grandmother Emmeline. The composition will be performed on the date of...
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Pankhursts | Suffragettes through the generations

You may recall seeing during the Olympic Opening Ceremony’s Danny Boyles’ Green and Pleasant Land and noticing a focus on the Women’s suffragette movement. Not only were there 50 women replaying the steps and the marches that Emmeline Pankhurst, who was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement which helped women...
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WATC’s exclusive ticket to Suffragette, courtesy of CARE International

CARE International and Helen Pankhurst celebrated the launch of Suffragette last night, with an exclusive preview of the film – and WeAreTheCity were cordially invited. The event took place at London’s prestigious May Fair hotel and alongside a preview of the film, there was also a question and answer panel, featuring the director, Sarah Gavron,...
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