Women still have a way to go in equality fight

The film 'Suffragette', starring Anne-Marie Duff and Carey Mulligan, has got people talking about women's rights and equality
IT'S been a big week for women who lived over a century ago. Tuesday was Ada Lovelace Day and a day earlier period drama 'Suffragette' was released in cinemas. Ada Lovelace was born 200 years ago and, mind-bogglingly, was a mathematician who wrote what is recognised as the first computer programme. It boggles my mind because I'm old enough to remember the ZX Spectrum as the dawn of computers. Obviously there was the Enigma machine and the code-breaking genius of World War Two, but that was still the 20th Century, not the Regency period of dandies, carriages and coti[...]

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