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Special Series: 100 years of Women's Suffrage

It's 100 years since the first women gained the right to vote in the UK, after years of bitter struggle. In this series we look back at the history of the Votes for Women campaign, and explore what life is like for women in politics now.

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Prime Minister in Manchester to celebrate work of suffragettes

Theresa May in Manchester to pay tribute to suffragettes Credit: PA

The Prime Minister is in Manchester to help celebrate the centenary of women being given the right to vote... and its links with suffragette Emeline Pankhurst.

Theresa May will also speaking about strides to combat intimidation on social media, and how the the web can improve democracy.

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