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Women's suffrage in the UK
After being exhibited in the Houses of Parliament, the portraits are now on display in Liverpool.
One hundred years since the first votes were cast by UK women, who is standing up for women's rights today?
The statue of Emmeline Pankhurst is due to be unveiled shortly. In the meantime, here are a selection of images from the march from the Pankhurst Centre to St Peter's Square this morning.
Harriet Monkhouse (right) and Jean Johnston, dressed in the uniform of a suffragette, posed in the winter sun ahead of the unveiling of the statue.
Jenny Garside was among those who dressed suffragettes for today's event.