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History we can be proud of : Jacinda Ardern salutes fight for women s vote

New Zealand PM pledges to tackle inequality on 125th anniversary of female suffrage and honours pioneering women – ‘wāhine toa’ – in every familyThe New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has pledged to put “all the things left to achieve gender equality at the top of my list” as the country marked 125 years since it became the first in the world to give women the vote.In a speech in Auckland’s Aotea Square the prime minister honoured the tens of thousands of women who, in 1893, signed a suffragists’ p

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