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All The World’s Women…

APPROACHING International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, we’re reminded (quite rightly…) of the historical and contemporary contribution made to society by women, across all aspects of life.

Here in the UK, it’s been 100 years since the, admittedly limited, political enfranchisement of women with the granting of the vote, and while a cause for commemoration, we should always bear in mind that we hadn’t reached parity in this area by a long shot, and it was won with a physical and emotional sacrifice that the pampered brutes of today, like me for one, can only gaze at and wonder.

Blood, sweat, and even lives themselves, litter the path to suffrage, however restricted, and any remembrance, however extensive and well-deserved, can only scratch the surface of what our sisters endured historically, and can’t even begin to quantify the gratitude that every woman, and man, should feel for their struggle and the price they paid.

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March 2018 Issue number 39 The only independent Pro Scottish magazine on sale today