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International Women's Day

International Women's Day on 8th March celebrates the achievements of women past, present and future. 2019 is 151 years since women were admitted to the University of London for a ‘special examination’ course – the first time in Britain that women had access to a university education.

Catherine Pine was a nurse who cared for suffragette hunger strikers after their release from Holloway prison.

Find out more about Catherine Pine.