1900 to 1909 

The Birth of the Suffrage Movement

With Emmeline Pankhurst and others what women were able to achieve in the early 1900's .....  

1930 to 1939 

The Marriage Bar

Although, women were now “person’s in their own right” and there were some notable women’s achievements like Amy Johnson with the magnificent saga of her solo flight to Australia in 1930, women were still very much second class citizens ...>

1980 to 1989 

Boom and Bust - "The Glass Ceiling"

Although Britain had a woman prime minister and a few trail blazing women of note, like Baroness Barbra Young the first woman leader of the House of Lords, Lady Mary Donaldson the first woman Lord Mayor of London and Elizabeth Butler-Sloss the first woman Law Lord when she was appointed an Appeal Court Judge in the 80’s, for the average women in the workplace it became clear that upward mobility was becoming a real issue and the phrase “The Glass Ceiling” was coined to describe women’s lack of promotion to management and executive positions ... >

1990 to 1999 

Girl Power?

This is the first decade that girls academic achievements outstripped boys. Cultural icons like the Spice Girls with their message of “Girl Power” helped, along with trail blazers women could relate to like; Helen Sharman PHD becoming Britain’s first astronaut in 1991, Rebecca Stephens and Alison Hargreaves reaching the summit of Everest (1993&1995) and Caroline Hamilton heading the first all-women expedition to the North Pole in 1997, it had became clear that women had the determination, drive and were just as capable as men of achieving anything they set their minds to ... >



2000 to 2009 

Female Brain Drain the Lost Workforce

In 2000 the all women team including Ann Daniels and Caroline Hamilton trek to the South Pole and in 2002 trek to the North Pole becoming the first all-female team to reach both poles.  Ellen McArthur’s sails solo around the world and sets a new world record for fasted solo voyage. She was given a Damehood in recognition of her achievement upon return to the UK in 2005 ... >

2010 to 2019

Our Country Today

Although, it cannot be denied that women have come such a very long way since the first wave of the women’s movement at the turn of the 1900’s, we did have a very steep hill to climb and it is wrong to say we are there yet, with government findings suggesting it could take over 70 years to achieve gender balance within the FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 boardrooms ... >



2020 to Present

The Fall of Women's Sex Based Rights

In 2000 the all women team including Ann Daniels and Caroline Hamilton trek to the South Pole and in 2002 trek to the North Pole becoming the first all-female team to reach both poles.  Ellen McArthur’s sails solo around the world and sets a new world record for fasted solo voyage. She was given a Damehood in recognition of her achievement upon return to the UK in 2005 ... >