100 YEARS IN THE MAKING

AS THE WORLD LOOKS TO THE PAST WE CELEBRATE THE WOMEN OF MUSIC TODAY

Posted: 6 February 2018

A lot has happened in the past 100 years. We’ve been at war. We’ve been at peace. We’ve developed new technologies and eradicated diseases, but can you believe its only been 100 years since some women were given the right to vote in the UK? The suffragette movement and their relentless campaign for the right to vote triggered a lot of changes in women’s rights but where are we today? Has equality been achieved? Or is the need for more campaigning and awareness even greater now? We’ve teamed up with CAN YOU CIC IT? to ask women in the music industry exactly that.

In a two part video special, two groups of women from across the music world celebrate how far we’ve come as a society and shine a light some of the issues remain. In this first video we look at the changes that have taken place over the years and ask ‘what’s in a century?’