Female politicians from around world mark century of UK women’s suffrage

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Female politicians from around world mark century of UK women’s suffrage

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A young Bosnian MP who denounced her uncle’s war crimes, a member of the Syrian opposition and a Gambian women’s rights campaigner are among the female parliamentarians who will sit in the House of Commons chamber this week.

A landmark event on Thursday will celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage in the UK, involving more than 100 female politicians from around the world, from Afghanistan to the Vatican.

Among those will be a young Bosnia and Herzegovina MP, Lana Prlić, who came to national prominence for supporting her uncle’s sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims.

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