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May 2016 (2)
May 30 2016 12:00AM
'Connect, uplift and inspire': Women’s Equality Day 2016

In July 1918 the Equal Franchise Act was passed by Parliament, giving voting rights to all women over the age of 21. As a result, more than 15 million women became eligible to vote and women achieved equal voting rights to men. The...

May 10 2016 4:58PM
Darya Poliudova: Facing two years imprisonment for blogging

It was photographs like this, of Darya Poliudova holding political banners, that were part of the reason the Russian authorities found her guilty of ‘calls to commit extremist activities’ and ‘calls to commit actions threatening the...