Most of you will know that today marks international women’s day. I’ve always been brought up with an awareness of women’s struggles throughout the centuries and the fact that women, in this country, haven’t always had the rights we perhaps take for granted today.
I was taught significant, world-changing names like – Emmeline Pankhurst and Maya Angelou – strong, ground-breaking women. I wonder how many teenagers have heard of these names now? (I hope more than I expect). Continue reading