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We are proud to be working in partnership with international law firm Pinsent Masons to mark the centenary of the first votes for women.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time in the UK, the organisations will come together to collaborate on a programme of nationwide events throughout 2018. The events will promote the importance of women's participation in politics and public life as a factor in achieving gender equality.

The programme includes a suffrage centenary reception and exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall and regional events at the Museum of Liverpool and Manchester’s People's History Museum, culminating in an event at the end of 2018 to mark the centenary of women in UK parliament.

Fawcett has previously worked with Pinsent Masons on this report about the gender gap and financial security. Read our official partnership press release here.

The Fawcett Society's programme of events for 2018 will be published on our website shortly.