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International Women's Day: Women working to make a difference

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International Women's Day celebrates the achievements of women all across the world.

From women in politics, to sport and everything in between.

It is also a day that promotes equality; which is when everyone is treated the same no matter who they are, where they come from, or whether they are male or female.

So, to mark International Women's Day we've taken a closer look at a handful of inspirational women who are working to make a difference.