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#IWD2020 – The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 and Me – I am a ‘Person’

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On 6th March 2020

To this day I remember my first visit to my aunt’s office in Islington, North London. I was about three years old and with my dad. Her room was at the back of the office at the end of a corridor. As I entered her room I remember seeing a gigantic desk facing the door with my aunt sat at it looking very smart. I recall watching my aunt in awe as she spoke on the phone – she oozed with confidence – and I was mesmerised.

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#IWD2020 – All the women, who are independent

Jack Williams

Posted by Jack Williams | Senior Caseworker
On 6th March 2020

As a young man in his late twenties, it is hard to think of a time when women were not afforded the most basic of rights. Being raised in a culture that now celebrates women, it is absurd to think of a time when women were unable to vote, work, or even hold their own possessions. Whilst the playing field is far from even, in aid of International Women’s day it is a great time to reflect on how far women have come, particularly when it comes to Wills and property.

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#IWD2020 – Women in Prison

Brid Doherty

Posted by Brid Doherty | Solicitor
On 6th March 2020

International Women’s Day is a day to reflect on the continued progress that is being made in the arena of women’s rights, as well as the areas where advancements are yet to be made. This year, my thoughts and focus will be on the approximately 3,831 women who are in prison across England and Wales.

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