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Women rally for end to sex harassment

Protesters supporting the #TimesUp campaign to end sexual harassment have taken part in a demonstration outside Downing Street.

Hundreds carrying signs chanted "Time's up" after hearing speeches from figures including the great-granddaughter of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst. Heavy rain did not deter those who took part in the Women's March for gender equality, some of whom wore pink hats like those worn by women at protests at the start of Donald Trump's presidency in the US.

"It's this generation's responsibility to push for change," said social campaigner Dr Helen Pankhurst. "It feels so powerful that it's one issue after another, one statement is built on by another; another woman speaks out, another man is made accountable for his actions. I truly hope I'll see equality in my lifetime."

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