Proud to be from Calderdale: Celebrating the borough’s inspirational women

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Today, Thursday March sees the world celebrate women around the world as part of International Women’s Day.

This day commemorates the continuing movement for women’s rights and the achievements of many women around the world.

Women from Calderdale play an integral part in this and there are a host of women who have made groundbreaking achievements in areas including television, science, sport and politics.

Click on the gallery link to see our list of amazing Calderdale women.