MPs took part in a general debate on Vote 100 and International Women's Day in the House of Commons on Thursday 8 March 2018.
The debate was opened by the Minister for Women and Equalities, Amber Rudd, who welcomed International Women’s Day as an occasion to come together to celebrate the achievements of women.
2018 marks 100 years since Parliament passed a law which allowed the first women, and all men, to vote for the first time. Celebrate this milestone by getting involved with Vote 100.
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