Women rights in U.K.

Before the 19th century, women right was very limited and they didn’t have protection. After much effort, they secured some common rights: child custody, choice, abortion, equal pay.

* In 1839, Carolina Norton was a rich woman, after her divorce, she lost control of their children. She fought to take their children custody and won it.

* In 1928, under leadership of Millicent Fawcett women gained full right of choice.

* In 1968, women workers started a strike to gain “equal pay for equal work”.

* In 1979, Margaret Thatcer becomes the first women Prime Minister of U.K.

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