Tag: Rights

This is a historic time for women. The 6th of February 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, 1918. This legislation enabled women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time and paved the way for universal suffrage ten years later. It was the catalyst for several significant milestones on the track towards democratic equality. The year also sees…

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5 little-known facts about Magna Carta

Posted by Published on February 10, 2017

June 2015 marked the 800th year anniversary since King John of England put his seal to the ‘Great Charter’, known by its Latin name Magna Carta.   This medieval manuscript was first drafted as a peace treaty between the King and a group of rebel barons but at the end became one of the most important legal documents in history. Here are some interesting and less…

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